• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration

About

From basic production skills to sophisticated cross-media projects and strategic thinking about media industries, this 2-year program offers a variety of entry points depending on your previous qualifications and experience.

In the first year, you will be introduced to video, audio and internet media production. In the second year, you will explore complex cross-media projects and develop the sophisticated strategic and leadership skills required to be at the forefront of this evolving industry.

At this Media program at RMIT University you will gain practical industry experience and learn about strategic planning through hands-on projects. This program has a global focus and there will be an opportunity to undertake various research projects with an international context.

Career

  • As a graduate of this program you will be ready for much more than production; you will be prepared to take on strategic and leadership roles in the industry. You will be aware of new developments and be able to research and troubleshoot trends and opportunities.
  • You will also have the entrepreneurial and communication skills to take your personal vision to the next stage. The contemporary media environment is complex and exciting and looks for leaders that are willing and able to explore, test ideas and respond innovatively to new possibilities.

Programme Structure

Course include:
  • Contemporary Media Work Practices
  • Story, Genre and Medium
  • Sound and Image
  • Post-Industrial Media
  • Collaborative Media Project
  • Media Career Development

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details: It’s important you complete the enrolment details and arrive in Melbourne before your classes start.
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    580

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.5

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.5 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

CRICOS provider number: 079084E

  • You must have successfully completed an Australian Bachelor degree (or equivalent overseas qualification) in any discipline with a grade point average (GPA) of 2.5 (out of 4.0).
  • You may also be considered if you have at least 3 years' work experience or professional practice in media production.

Work Experience

At least 3 year(s) of work experience are required.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    31680 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 31680 AUD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    23040 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 23040 AUD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Melbourne

  • 1501 - 2660 AUD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

RMIT awards more than 2000 scholarships every year to recognise academic achievement and assist students from a variety of backgrounds. 

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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