A masters refers to the completion of a graduate study program that prepares students to further their knowledge of a specific subject or advance their careers. The majority of masters are granted by state or public universities.
Classes in communications prepare participating students for a wide selection of careers, ranging from local news networks to international projects within global businesses and government organizations and several other prominent options by enhancing the skills necessary in these career fields.
Top Master Programs in Communication in Australia 2019
Provides graduates in a different discipline with the opportunity to acquire advanced knowledge and understanding of a specialised field of communications and to demonstrate their understanding [+]
Master of Communications
Provides graduates in a different discipline with the opportunity to acquire advanced knowledge and understanding of a specialised field of communications and to demonstrate their understanding and research ability with a thesis. Disciplines offered for specialisation include:
- Creative Services
- Film & Video
- Interactive Media
- Mass Communication
- Media & Cultural Studies
- Public Relations
Advertising Executive, Advertising Manager, Web Developer, Web Manager, Journalist, Public Relations Manager, Marketing Manager, Scriptwriter... [-]
The Master of Communication will allow you to further your career in communication by equipping you with an appropriate mix of theory and practice suited to the industry. [+]
Completion of an Australian Qualifications Framework Level 7 Bachelor degree from an approved institution in either criminology, sociology, legal studies, psychology, humanities/arts or business studies.PROGRAM DESCRIPTION
The Master of Communication will allow you to further your career in communication by equipping you with an appropriate mix of theory and practice suited to the industry. It provides an ideal balance of theoretical knowledge, practical skills, problem-solving abilities, interpersonal skills and a high level of written communication.PROGRAM STRUCTURE
Foundation Subjects (8)Advertising Masterclass: Brand Experience and Advanced Strategic Planning Epistemology and Theory of Knowledge Human Communication Theory Public Relations Masterclass Relational Communication Research Methods in Humanities and Social Sciences Social Media: Risks and Opportunities Strategic Organisational Communication and Leadership ... [-]
The Master of Communication (Professional) allows students to further their careers in Communication by equipping them with an appropriate mix of theory and practice suited to industry, culminating with a professional segment comprising a professional portfolio, field project and field project report. [+]
The professional program follows the same structure as the Master of Communication program with an additional 20-week Professional Portfolio component.
Professional Portfolio is a 45 credit point subject available to master’s (Professional) students in the Faculty of Society & Design. This subject is strongly experientially orientated and encourages students to develop their professional skills in a real-world environment. The subject will ensure that students combine self-analysis and reflective learning skills with professional methodologies, so as to expand analytical and strategic thinking capabilities. It will provide practical experience for students to develop their skills in a profession relevant to their master’s specialisation.... [-]
The Master of Communication specialises in exploring contemporary communication theories, strategic planning and social media, and asks you to apply these in the context of a major research project. [+]
The Master of Communication specialises in exploring contemporary communication theories, strategic planning and social media, and asks you to apply these in the context of a major research project.
You can choose to take the Strategic Communication path, where you concentrate on contemporary communication, social theory and how critical issues develop, or the Marketing Communication path, where you’ll explore how advertising, public relations, promotions and direct marketing combine to create effective marketing communication strategies. This course is especially suited to senior communication managers looking to develop their skills and will prepare you for opportunities in commercial, public and not-for-profit sectors.... [-]