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Master of Communication

  • Qualification:

    Master's Degree

  • Study mode:

    Online

  • Payment options:

    FEE-HELP may be available
    Payment plan
    Upfront payment

  • Duration:

    8 units

  • Start date:

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  • Awarded by:

    Griffith University

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What you'll learn

About this course

The Master of Communication course will build on your undergraduate education in communications and other disciplines, and enable you to master complex theoretical and practical communications issues.

Shorter programs

If you choose not to study the entire Master of Communication degree you may be able to complete an alternative qualification. This is beneficial for students who need to develop a specialisation or prefer not to commit to the whole study period. Depending on the units studied, you can exit with a Graduate Certificate of Communication.

Eligibility

This is a restricted program. Enrolment is only available to students who have been accepted into this program.

Areas of study

You will have the opportunity to specialise in the following areas:

  • Communications analysis
  • Media and new media
  • Visual culture
  • Public writing
For two decades, Open Universities Australia (OUA) has partnered with leading Australian educators to make tertiary-level courses easier to access for people, no matter their background, their work status or their other life commitments. OUA has built up their reputation by making education more flexible, easier to tailor and available almost entirely online.

OUA's devotion to online education remains to this day, but where they once focused on higher education, today they offer the broadest set of post-secondary education and training programs in Australia.
Open Universities Australia offers a range of administrative and student support options. As a student of OUA you will have access to four hours of free expert tutoring support for each unit undertaken through the tutoring service SMARTHINKING. This on-demand service allows you to get fast, detailed feedback on your assignment drafts and gives you access to your tutor in real time.

The My OUA portal is an online student medium that allows you access to all your course and enrolment information as well as access to student forums and assessment tips.

Career outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Master of Communication from Griffith University.

By completing this course, you will gain a professional qualification that will provide entry into the creative and communications industries. You will develop an understanding of key communications issues and practices and be able to theorise, analyse and write at a very high level, leading to work as a researcher, media manager, communications advisor or content provider.

Curious about where a career in communications could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:

  • Writer
  • Journalist
  • Event Coordinator
  • Media Presenter
  • Marketing Officer
  • Content Producer
  • Public Relations Officer
  • Multimedia Developer
  • Media Manager
  • Communications Advisor

Payment options & support

Finance options

FEE-HELP is available.

You may be eligible to receive FEE-HELP for this course!

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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