Media Practice

University of Sydney

Master On Campus
12 months
45000 AUD/year
29000 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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The Media Practice program at the University of Sydney focuses on content production in the dynamic and increasingly global field of media and communications. Areas of study include broadcast and online journalism, media liaison, writing for media, social media communication, feature writing, ethical and legal issues, and international media practice.


The Media Practice program at the University of Sydney will broaden your written and spoken communication skills as well as your production skills in print, broadcast and online media. You will also develop a sophisticated understanding of media industries, audiences and global media environments.

Why study with us?

Our elective internship unit offers the opportunity to gain valuable work experience. Choose from a range of media‑related elective units of study to best reflect your individual skills and interests, such as financial journalism, health, United States politics and cyberworlds.

The graduate diploma and graduate certificate courses provide shorter avenues to update and extend your professional skills or explore new career directions.

Career Pathways

This course provides opportunities in all areas of journalism, particularly content production for print, radio, television, online and convergent media. Graduates have established careers in prominent national and international media organisations.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Academic English for Postgraduates 
  • Advanced Media Project
  • Asian Popular Culture
  • Chinese Media Studies in Global Contexts 
  • Conflict-Resolving Media 
  • Crisis Communication
  • Cultural Policy

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




72 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
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Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS code: 078670F

  • a bachelor's degree with a minimum credit (65%) average calculated over the whole degree, from the University of Sydney, or an equivalent qualification.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    45000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 45000 AUD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    29000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 29000 AUD per year and a duration of 12 months.


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