24 months
32640 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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Study media and communications and work for universities, galleries, museums and non-government organisations with this Master of Design (Media and Communication) from RMIT University.   

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This Master of Design (Media and Communication) from RMIT University supports your engagement in communities of practice where learning is fundamentally a social phenomenon.

Individually supervised research programs are available in areas such as:

  • media
  • communication 
  • digital ethnography
  • games 
  • advertising
  • marketing 
  • communication design
  • journalism
  • cinema studies
  • cultural studies
  • creative writing
  • screen production.


Upon graduation you will be employable in positions in universities, galleries, museums and non-government organisations. You may also freelance as designers, communicators, artists, curators and producers.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Strategies
  • Creative Practice Research Strategies
  • Qualitative Research Techniques
  • Quantitative Research Techniques 
  • Masters Research  

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.
More details
  • Start date: Continuous 


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • a bachelor degree requiring at least four years of full-time study in a relevant discipline awarded with honours; or
  • evidence of appropriate academic qualifications and/or experience that satisfies the Associate Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Research Training and Development or nominee that the applicant has developed knowledge of the field of study or cognate field and the potential for research sufficient to undertake the proposed program.
  • CRICOS number: 079815G   

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    32640 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 32640 AUD per year during 24 months.
  • Domestic: Research Training Scheme

Living costs for Melbourne

1501 - 2659 AUD /month
Living costs

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



Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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