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Curtin University removes the barriers to postgraduate study
Develop advanced skills and knowledge in media, culture, new technology and communications with this Master of Media and Communication course.
This postgraduate course allows you to develop the skills that matter most to your career. Major areas of study open to you are: creative practice (creative writing, performance studies or screen production), professional writing and publishing, media practice (journalism or corporate media production), social and cultural inquiry (literary and cultural studies or social science and anthropology), and visualisation and interactive media.
This course is delivered on-campus at Curtin University, giving you face-to-face learning time with your peers and highly skilled instructors for a well-rounded educational experience that builds your professional network while you study.
Last modified: 19 Jan 2017
To be eligible for entry into this course, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:
Regardless of your chosen area of study, Curtin University also requires that you demonstrate sufficient competency in English.
In this media and communication course, you will choose ONE major from the following:
The subjects you may study include:
You may be eligible for Credit for Recognised Learning (CRL) if your previous education or work experience meet certain criteria.
Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a Master of Media and Communication from Curtin University.
The major you select will influence the career options open to you. Opportunities include employment as a journalist, media presenter, writer, media liaison officer, audio and broadcasting technician, director, cinematographer, anthropologist and visualisation technology developer.
You may also work in media and corporate communications in state, federal and local government, business and industry, the not-for-profit sector, arts organisations and publishing.
Curious about where a career in communications could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:
Eligible students can apply for a FEE-HELP loan to cover the upfront costs of all or part of your fees.
Alternatively, you can pay annually for the units you choose to study in that year.
Curtin University also offers a number of scholarships to successful applicants.
This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).Find out more about government study loans here.
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