Master of Communication Management

Murdoch University

Program Description

Master of Communication Management

Murdoch University

The Master of Communication Management focuses on managing communication within an international context, emphasising the Asia-Pacific region. Informed by international scholarship in a range of disciplines and also by professional practice, you will develop professional and intellectual skills, preparing you for a career in communication and media related professions.

You will develop critical skills and independent learning abilities, allowing you to extend your personal development and professional expertise.

This course is accredited by the Public Relations Institute of Australia (PRIA).

The Master of Communication Management will prepare you for executive, managerial and entrepreneurial positions in communication and media related fields, including corporate communications, public relations, media liaison and consultancy, and innovative work in the creative industries.

Course Structure

Each course has a core set of units that must be completed for you to graduate. In addition to these core units you are free to choose other units, called general electives, to create your own course.

Core Units

  • MCM682 Global Media: Asia-Pacific Perspectives - 3 points
  • MCM604 People, Corporates and Globalisation - 3 points
  • MCM605 Public Relations, Communication and Culture - 3 points
  • MCM501 Critical and Ethical Issues in Communication - 3 points
  • MCM502 Web Strategy - 3 points
  • MCM506 Strategic Communication - 3 points

Academic entry requirements

  1. A recognised Bachelor degree (AQF Level 7) in the discipline and at least one year of relevant workplace experience, such as in public relations, journalism, media and communication sectors; OR
  2. A recognised Bachelor degree (AQF Level 7) and at least one year of approved graduate study in a relevant discipline. Students who have completed a graduate diploma or equivalent in the disciplinary area may apply for advanced standing of up to 12 credit points; OR
  3. A minimum of ten years' work experience in the media and communication sectors or in a professional capacity, or a minimum of five years' work experience in a managerial role, together with evidence of ability to carry out research for and/or write professional reports.

English entry requirements

All students must satisfy Murdoch University's minimum English requirements by demonstrating competency in the English Language.

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated September 28, 2017
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This course is Campus based
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Feb. 28, 2018
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3 semesters
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Australia - Perth, Western Australia
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