24 months
37440 AUD/year
27840 AUD/year
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With only six core courses, the Communication program’s flexibility at RMIT University allows you to specialise in areas including corporate and financial communication, public relations and communication for social change.    

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The Master of Communication at RMIT University  will build your strengths in understanding the fundamentals of communication in a changing media and industry landscape and provide valuable insight into current trends and practice. You'll choose from a diverse range of electives combined with a core of digital, global and strategic communication.  

Importance is placed on work-integrated learning. You will undertake a strategic communication management studio experience in first year, working with industry partners on industry projects. In your second year, you will complete a professional research project that explores an area of communication in-depth.

Based on your previous studies, you may be eligible for exemptions that could shorten your degree duration.


Graduates move into professional and management roles in communication and PR agencies, government departments, NGOs, and in many other organisations that use communication to achieve their goals. The Master of Communication can position you well for digital and social media, corporate communication, political communication and community development roles depending on the electives that you select.

There are many job opportunities for strategic professional communicators and employers are looking for strong theoretical and practical skills, which this degree provides.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Communication Management: Theory and Practice 
  • Global Communication in a Digital Age 
  • Communication for Social Change
  • Corporate Writing and Editing 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 48 months

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  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS number: 083948E    

  • You must have successfully completed an Australian bachelor degree (or equivalent overseas qualification) with a minimum grade point average of 2.5 (out of 4.0).
  • You may also be considered if you have at least three years of professional experience in the public relations, corporate/strategic communication, professional communication and/or editing and publishing. 

Tuition Fee

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    37440 AUD/year
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  • National

    27840 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 27840 AUD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Melbourne

1501 - 2659 AUD /month
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