24 months
34800 AUD/year
29200 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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Whether you’re an aspiring or experienced media professional, the Media and Communications program at Macquarie University will give you the skills you need to expertly respond to the challenges associated with the changing mediascape in ethical and socially engaged ways. 


In an age where social media storytelling, data-driven journalism, user experience considerations and community engagement have replaced traditional one-way journalism, the heart of content creation and dissemination is an exciting place to be.

The Media and Communications program at Macquarie University focuses on digital production, distribution, and audience communication and engagement strategies, as well as on online journalism and media practices. 

Armed with such contemporary knowledge and skills, you’ll accelerate your career in fast-moving contemporary media and communications environments across the world.

Career Opportunities after the Media and Communications program at Macquarie University 

So that you’re equipped with the knowledge and skills employers require now and in the future, we design many of our degrees and courses in consultation with a range of industries and sectors. Having such experts involved in creating the fundamentals of your degree or course provides you with opportunities to contextualise your learning, and gain the latest career insights.


  • Advertising manager
  • Art or creative director
  • Arts and culture administrator
  • Communications specialist
  • Content specialist
  • Cultural attaché
  • Government adviser

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Media production Foundation 
  • Media and Communications: Creative Contexts 
  • Media and Communications: Technologies  
  • Media and Communications: Representations 
  • Storytelling Techniques  
  • Digital Media Strategies 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


160 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • CRICOS CODE: 099507K   
  • AQF level 7 bachelor's qualification or recognised equivalent

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    34800 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 34800 AUD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    29200 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29200 AUD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Sydney

1882 - 3547 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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