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Master On Campus Online Blended

Communication

University of Canberra

24 months
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26000 AUD/year
16500 AUD/year
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The Master of Communication from University of Canberra specialises in exploring contemporary communication theories, strategic planning and social media, and asks you to apply these in the context of a major research project.

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Overview

You can choose to take the Strategic Communication path, where you concentrate on contemporary communication, social theory and how critical issues develop, or the Marketing Communication path, where you’ll explore how advertising, public relations, promotions and direct marketing combine to create effective marketing communication strategies. 

This course is especially suited to senior communication managers looking to develop their skills and will prepare you for opportunities in commercial, public and not-for-profit sectors.

Study a Master of Communication at University of Canberra and you will:

  • demonstrate an in-depth understanding of human communication processes and environments
  • become confident in using a range of social research methods relevant to strategic or marketing communication
  • demonstrate critical thinking and vision to address mid to long-term strategic communication issues
  • become confident in counselling senior management on strategic communication and possess the ability to lead teams within organisations
  • link communication research, planning, implementation and evaluation to organisational strategic plans
  • apply your understanding of communication theories towards a major research project.

Career opportunities

  • Communications manager
  • Marketing manager
  • Marketing strategist
  • Brand manager
  • Advertising account director
  • Marketing consultant
  • Communication strategist

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Communication and Information Project 
  • Marketing Communication Principles
  • Principles of Strategic Communication 
  • Social Research 
  • Advertising 
  • Public Relations Practice
  • Industry and Community Engagement (Internships) 
  • Networks and Social Media 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

48 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus, Blended, Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants must have an undergraduate degree or equivalent as approved by the University Admissions Committee.
  • Students who complete the Graduate Diploma in Communication can articulate into the Master's program with credit for the 8 units completed.
  • Students who have completed the Graduate Certificate in Communication may apply and receive credit for the 4 Graduate Certificate (level G) units.
  • In making an offer to an applicant, the University will give consideration to a range of factors including English proficiency, academic record and/or employment experience.
  • CRICOS Code: 090007C 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    26000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 26000 AUD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    16500 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16500 AUD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Canberra

1425 - 2504 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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