Master On Campus Online

Digital Communication

Queensland University of Technology

18 months
30300 AUD/year
21800 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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If having the flexibility to work across many industries appeals to you, a career in digital communication may be an excellent fit. The Digital Communication degree is offered at Queensland University of Technology,



  • The Queensland University of Technology School of Communication is ranked as Australia’s leading school for communication and media studies, and among the top schools in the world.  QUT Media and Communication is ranked 1st in Australia and 16th in the world in the 2021 QS World University rankings.  
  • Analyse and create data-driven compelling stories via diverse social media platforms ( Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and WeChat).
  • Develop a deep understanding of the digital creative economy and how platforms and artificial intelligence are transforming the media and communication environment.
  • Learn how to use and build tools to deliver advanced data visualisation and analysis of audience behaviour.
  • Design, implement and evaluate a research project that integrates and applies the advanced knowledge and skills developed across the course with a scholarly academic or industry focus.

Why choose this course?

Digital transformation is impacting global media and communication production, distribution and consumption at unprecedented levels. This data and automation driven disruption is increasingly delivering content across personal mobile devices, placing pressure on traditional institutions and giving rise to new and emerging forms of content production and distribution.

The Master of Digital Communication develops future-focused specialised skills and advanced knowledge in digital communication as well as an applied understanding of the digital creative economy and how digital platforms are transforming the global media environment.

Programme Structure


  • The Digital Creative Economy and the Future of Work
  • Automating the Digital World
  • Communication Research and Problem Solving
  • Communicating with Bots
  • Data-Driven Storytelling
  • Digital Communication Project

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months
  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


192 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A completed recognised bachelor degree in any discipline with a grade point average of 4.0 or higher (on QUT’s 7 point scale).
  • A completed recognised bachelor degree with a grade point average of 4.0 or higher (on QUT’s 7 point scale) in a relevant discipline*; or
  • Completion of QUT's Graduate Certificate in Digital Communication with a grade point average of 4.0 or higher (on QUT’s 7 point scale); or
  • A completed recognised bachelor degree in any discipline with a grade point average of 4.0 or higher (on QUT’s 7 point scale) and at least 6 months (full-time equivalent) professional experience in relevant discipline such as such as advertising, animation, communication, interaction design, journalism, media, marketing, or public relations. Students applying on the basis of work experience must submit a detailed CV, position details and employment statements.
  • CRICOS: 099302A

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    30300 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 30300 AUD per year during 18 months.
  • National

    21800 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21800 AUD per year during 18 months.

Living costs for Brisbane

1402 - 2528 AUD /month
Living costs

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


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