24 months
33800 AUD/year
23600 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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Expand your understanding of communications by undertaking a Master of Communication from Deakin University.   

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The media and communications landscape is ever-changing, frequently in a state of flux. Future-proof your communications career – advance your current skill-set, delve into contemporary research and develop the critical knowledge required to become a leader in this rapidly evolving industry. 

With unprecedented advancement in technology and the increasing globalisation of business enterprises, strategic communication and critical thinking skills are a highly-valued, modern day commodity. Master of Communication from Deakin University  will place you ahead of the game and empower you to thrive in roles that influence and shape opinion.


Now more than ever is a great time to be in the media and communications industry. From media agencies and newsrooms, to publications, community relations and government organisations, anywhere in the world – the career opportunities are vast.

Our Master of Communication prepares you for roles such as:

  • public relations specialist
  • investigative journalist
  • corporate affairs director
  • media adviser
  • communications consultant
  • technical writer
  • visual designer

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Communication Concepts
  • Applied Research Methods for Communication
  • Developing a Communication Research Project
  • Professional Research Project   
  • Communication and Creative Arts Internship 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS admission requirements IELTS


16 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS

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

We partnered with Aon to provide you with the best affordable student insurance, for a carefree experience away from home.

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Start from €0.53/day, free cancellation any time.

Remember, countries and universities may have specific insurance requirements. To learn more about how student insurance work at Deakin University  and/or in Australia, please visit Student Insurance Portal.

Other requirements

General requirements

Entry will be based on performance in:

  • a Bachelor degree or other qualification at a higher AQF level in any discipline


  • other evidence of academic capability judged to be equivalent
CRICOS code: 084000E    

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    33800 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 33800 AUD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    23600 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23600 AUD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Melbourne

1501 - 2659 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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