12 months
47500 AUD/year
14630 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.

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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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.
  • English language results
  • Academic transcripts

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    47500 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 47500 AUD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    14630 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14630 AUD per year during 12 months.


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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