18 months
23600 AUD/year
21200 AUD/year
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Establish yourself as a dynamic professional communicator with Communication (with specialisations) program from Charles Sturt University. Develop your knowledge of contemporary communication practice and theory, including multi-platform communication and digital media, or build your skills in public relations.

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This flexible postgraduate degree is for those currently in a professional communication role, and those looking to change careers. It offers foundational studies in communication and creative industries, with specialisations designed for the modern workplace. Combine the foundational subjects with studies in science, information technology, business or another field to create a degree that suits your career and interests.

The Communication (with specialisations) program from Charles Sturt University positions you as a leader in the rapidly evolving landscape of communication practice. This course is ideal if you're working in or aspiring to work in and media, organisational communication, advertising, public relations or corporate communication.

  • Design your degree

Choose a pre-designed specialisation or your own elective series, to tailor your degree towards a career goal or explore an area that fascinates you.

  • Industry relevance

With a strong practical focus, this degree includes assessments that enable you to undertake projects of significance to your workplace or industry. In your final subject, you'll produce a research dissertation or major industry project geared towards your career interests.

  • Online convenience

This degree is delivered online, allowing you to fit study around your work, family and lifestyle commitments. The classroom comes to you through a range of online study materials, forums and communication tools.

  • Professionals teaching you

This degree is delivered by academics with a broad range of industry experience. They will share their knowledge to help you make the most of the opportunities in today's – and tomorrow's – workplace.

Career opportunities

Whether you currently work as a professional communicator or you aspire to do so, completion of the Master of Communication will ensure you stand out in a competitive job market. If you are already working in a professional communication context, this qualification will boost your prospects of entering leadership and management roles. This degree also provides a foundation for the pursuit of further research, such as a PhD, if you complete an academic dissertation.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Communication in Organisations
  • Issues, Crises and Reputation 
  • Digital Media Practice 
  • Corporate Culture and Change Communication
  • Human Resource Management
  • Organisational Politics


Study online with Charles Sturt University when it suits you, from anywhere in the world, and get qualified to make your next career move.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines


48 alternative credits



  • Self-paced
  • No Attendance
  • Continuous support with feedback on request
  • Online group works/assignments

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS provider 00005F

  • For admission at postgraduate level, you will be required to hold a recognised bachelor’s degree equivalent to an Australian bachelor’s degree or qualifications deemed to be equivalent.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23600 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23600 AUD per year during 18 months.
  • National

    21200 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21200 AUD per year during 18 months.


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