Deakin University

Master of Communication

Deakin University
Institution rating
4.3
Duration
2 yearsfull-time(part-time available)
Study mode
Online, On-campus
Next start date
July

Why study this course

  • Broaden your communication skills by working on projects that mimic real industry briefs
  • Gain an understanding of the impact technology is having on communications roles of the future
  • Tailor your degree to your own interests by choosing from a range of specialisations

Career Insights from SEEK

of students felt this course had a positive impact on their career.
100%
Roles related to this course: Marketing Manager, Communications Manager, Marketing Coordinator, Project Manager, and 11 more.

Entry requirements

  • A Bachelor degree or other qualification at a higher AQF level in any discipline; OR
  • Other evidence of academic capability judged to be equivalent; AND
  • All applicants must meet the minimum English language requirements

Where is this course offered?

Available campuses

  • Burwood
Online study also available

The course duration and available study modes can vary depending on the campus.

Enquire with Deakin University to find out more about your study options.

What you’ll learn

During this course you will gain skills in:

  • Critical thinking and problem solving
  • Developing strategic communications
  • The impacts of evolving technologies on communication roles
  • Understanding the rapidly changing media and communication landscape

Enquire with Deakin University to find out more about the course content, units, and what you’ll learn.

Course price

The course price can vary depending on a few factors, including:

  • Whether you are eligible for a subsidy, concession, or government loan
  • Your previous study and work experience
  • Your unit selections

Enquire with Deakin University to find out more about the course price for you.

What to know before you apply

To help you decide if this is the right course for you, Deakin University can provide you with more information about:

Credit and Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

You may be able to get credit or RPL for some units of this course based on your previous studies and work experience. This means the duration of the course may be reduced.


Enquire with Deakin University to find out more about Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).

Career Insights

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What are students saying?

Master of Communication
Deakin University
4.0
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Published Sep 2018
Master of CommunicationDeakin University
Graduation date2017
Study modeOn-campus
Student review
I like the course itself and enjoyed it, but I just don’t think it has much connections to help me find a good job in Australia.
Response from Deakin University
Thank you for taking the time to share your review about the Master of Communication. Were glad that you enjoyed the course!
Published Jul 2018
Master of CommunicationDeakin University
Graduation dateN/A
Study modeOn-campus
Student review
The course is really useful as it includes all relevant and practical units for future career. There is not many theories are delivered without explaning how it could be applied in the real world. Some assignments are designed specifically for your portfolio as well, which are really necessary.
Response from Deakin University
Thanks so much for taking the time to submit your review about the Master of Communication. We're glad that you enjoyed your course and found the content to be useful and practical!
Published Jul 2018
Master of CommunicationDeakin University
Graduation date2018
Study modeOn-campus
Student review
The teachers and resources were beyond reproach. The department heads were considerate and went out of their way to help with any questions I had or any help I needed. There could have been more marketing or advertising communications centric units.
Response from Deakin University
Thanks so much for taking the time to submit your review about the Master of Communication. We're so glad to hear that you found the teachers to be helpful and your resources to be relevant and useful!

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Support and delivery

When you study at Deakin you'll have access to:

  • Innovative teaching in world-class facilities
  • Flexible study options
  • Opportunities to study abroad
  • Work placement programs
  • Student mentors and learning advisers to support you through your studies

How Deakin's online courses are delivered

As an online student you’ll watch lectures, complete readings and participate in tutorials, just like an on-campus student.

The difference is you’ll do this online, when it suits you.

Deakin was one of the first universities in Australia to deliver courses for off-campus students,

and they pride themselves on an online learning system that is cutting-edge, engaging and easy to use.

Through their platform CloudDeakin, you’ll:

  • Access almost all your learning resources
  • Watch the same lectures that are delivered on-campus, and
  • Interact with your tutors (you'll have one dedicated tutor for each unit)

You’ll also be involved in conversations with other students and your tutors through virtual classrooms and discussion boards.

Support services for online students

You can access the same support services as on-campus students – either via Deakin’s website, over the phone, on Skype,

or in person if you are near a Deakin campus.

Specialist online advisers can help you develop successful study skills, discuss your course direction and provide career guidance.

You can also access:

  • Online library support
  • Counselling
  • Financial assistance
  • Medical services and more

The online orientation at the start of your course will introduce you to helpful resources.

Find out more about this course

Deakin University

Master of Communication

You may wish to discuss the following with Deakin University:

  • Course price
  • Study options available at your campus
  • Prior Recognition of Learning (RPL)

Submit an enquiry direct to Deakin University.

Find out more about this course


Deakin University

Master of Communication

Submit an enquiry direct to Deakin University.

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