Master's Degree in Communication in Australia

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A masters is earned after students complete an undergraduate degree program. To obtain a masters, you usually need to complete 12 to 18 college courses that often involve completing comprehensive tests and/or a thesis.

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.

Australia is an island country and continent of the southern hemisphere, in the SW Pacific, a member state of the Commonwealth.

Master Program in Communication in Australia

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Master of International Communication

Macquarie University
Campus Full time January 2017 Australia North Ryde

This degree looks at problems currently being faced in the areas of communication and modernisation, and puts your understanding of these... [+]

Master of International Communication

 

This degree looks at problems currently being faced in the areas of communication and modernisation, and puts your understanding of these situations in relevant contexts.It draws on a variety of fields of study, including media communication, international relations and cultural studies.

 

Key features

Gives you access to the research strengths of our academic staff Provides you with specialised knowledge and skills in the field of international communication Examines problems in the areas of communication and modernisation in relevant contexts This degree can be combined with the Master of International Business or the Master of International Relations ... [-]

Master of Communication

Bond University
Campus Full time 54  January 2017 Australia Robina

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 industry. [+]

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS 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 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 Dissertation / Portfolio (4) You must choose one of the following combinations of subjects as your dissertation / portfolio: Major Dissertation / Portfolio A Major Dissertation / Portfolio B OR Minor Dissertation / Portfolio A Minor Dissertation / Portfolio B Minor Dissertation / Portfolio C Minor Dissertation / Portfolio D OR Minor Dissertation / Portfolio A Minor Dissertation / Portfolio B Minor Dissertation / Portfolio C Plus a Communication Internship and Portfolio. DISSERTATION / PORTFOLIO TOPICS The Faculty of Society & Design has highly skilled academic staff who can provide supervision to students in the following research areas: Advertising and Brand Experience in a Multi-Channel Environment Advertising Creativity: Concepts and Applications Advertising Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility Building Teamwork in the Virtual Workplace Convergence and Digital Industries Crisis Communication Strategies in a Digital World Effects of Different Leadership Styles on Organisational Culture Engaging Employees – Strong Advocates or Harsh Critics? Establishing Authentic Corporate Social Responsibility in a Sceptical Environment Global Factors Contributing to Organisational Change Impact of Social Media on Future Public Relations Practice Interactivity and Consumer Engagement on Social Media Platforms Interpersonal Communication Journalism in the 21st Century Journalism Reinvented Mobile and Pervasive Communications Opportunities and Challenges of Mobile and Real-Time Marketing Paparazzi – The New Face of Journalism? Role of Media Relations in a Social Media Future Serious Games and Gamification Significance of the Media in Bridging the Cultural Divide Social Media and User-Generated Content The Growing Significance of Citizen Journalism The Internationalisation of Advertising The New Journalism The Obama Effect – New Election Campaigning Strategies The Proliferation of Social Networking Sites Virtual Environments for Learning and Work PROFESSIONAL OUTCOMES This program will equip you with the skills to focus on: Interpersonal and group interactions in the workplace Communication challenges posed by an increasingly diverse and virtual workforce Planning for internal and external communication in private, public, and non-profit organisations Media relations Management of risks [-]

Master of Communication (Professional)

Bond University
Campus Full time 92  January 2017 Australia Robina

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. [+]

Top Masters in Communication in Australia. 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. All students will complete a 2,000 word scoping document, and either undertake a work placement in Australia for 210 hours (which includes an employer’s report) and reflective journal (up to 5,000 words) OR completed a collaborative research project totaling up to 15,000 words. All students will submit a final professional portfolio collection of documents, highlighting their practical and theoretical expertise in their profession of choice. The Professional Portfolio subject cannot be commenced until the student has successfully completed all 12 subjects of the master’s component of the degree. [-]

Master of Creative Industries

Western Sydney University
Campus Full time Part time 2 - 4  January 2017 Australia Sydney + 1 more

The Master of Creative Industries offers a unique opportunity to acquire the high-level digital content and professional communication skill-sets that are so necessary to prosper in the contemporary media landscape. [+]

This course is offered at the Parramatta City campus. The Master of Creative Industries offers a unique opportunity to acquire the high-level digital content and professional communication skill-sets that are so necessary to prosper in the contemporary media landscape. Media professionals are now required to understand and connect with their audiences across broadcast, online, mobile and other channels and to integrate new platforms and social media into their mix. This course is designed for media, marketing and creative professionals wishing to substantially reorient, enhance or develop their current skills and research capacities, to respond to the challenges and opportunities of convergent media. You will develop advanced strategic thinking capacity, build skills and resources, and explore the future of a converged world. You will also learn how to leverage these skills and capacities in a range of environments: commercial, government, and third sector. You will extend your experience portfolio, building advanced capacities in creative/conceptual enterprise, strategic communication, new research methodologies and creative development and content creation for convergent media. There are opportunities to develop high-level strategic plans for real-world organisations, to deliver a multi-platform/convergent media product, to undertake an in-depth academic or practice-led research project, and to intern professionally in the field. From mobile media to social media, from gaming to strategic communication, you will acquire a thorough knowledge of the converged professional landscape. Details Today's media landscape is characterised by the breakdown of traditional media silos and the transformation of media production and consumption practices. Media, marketing and creative professionals are now required to understand and connect with their audiences across broadcast, online, mobile and other channels and to integrate new platforms and social media into their mix. The School of Humanities and Communication Arts offers superior academic and production resources with a recent refurbishment of its TV studio, broadcast facilities, streaming server and a live, outside broadcast facility. These facilities will enable you to develop a professional pitch and prototype in the production format of your own choice and receive critical feedback from leading industry professionals. Admission Applicants must have successfully completed an undergraduate or postgraduate degree in communication, information technology, society and culture, creative arts, public relations or marketing; OR Have a minimum of five years full time or equivalent work experience in one of the following areas: journalism, public relations, advertising, marketing, media production, communications, media relations, design, visual communication, creative arts or multimedia. Applicants seeking admission on the basis of work experience MUST support their application with a Statement of Service for all work experience listed on the application. [-]

Master of Information and Communication Technology

La Trobe University
Campus Full time 18 - 24  September 2017 Australia Melbourne

The global shortage of skilled ICT professionals means you'll be sought-after on a global scale for a diverse range of roles across multiple sectors. [+]

Top Masters in Communication in Australia. Choose Information and Communication Technology at La Trobe Get advanced skills and knowledge to launch a global career in ICT. Develop high-level skills through practical industry, IT and software projects. Learn about project management, system design, testing and documentation as you go. Follow your interests with our huge range of computer science, electronic engineering and networking electives. Learn at your own pace with options for acceleration and advanced standing. Study overseas with one of our partner universities. Career outcomes The global shortage of skilled ICT professionals means you'll be sought-after on a global scale for a diverse range of roles across multiple sectors. This course equips you for management, research and development roles in: systems and security engineering software and hardware network design, management and engineering data communications telecommunications application protocol wireless networks and more. It also prepares you for roles as a: systems analyst information technology consultant information systems administrator software and applications trainer systems engineer security engineer and more. What you'll learn How to: develop solutions to real problems in team and individual environments manage communication between upper management and technology specialists deal with social and ethical issues like computer hacking, software piracy and security breaches implement technical programs including e-commerce, data systems and mobile applications develop software, websites and IT systems. ENTRY REQUIREMENTS Australian Bachelor's degree or international equivalent, in computer science, information technology, computer engineering, electronic engineering or communication/telecommunication engineering with a credit average or higher. International students need an overall academic IELTS (or equivalent) score of 6.5. Find out more about English language requirements. [-]

Master of Marketing France-Australia Dual Degree

IPAG Business School
Campus Full time September 2017 Australia Sydney

Each of the Newcastle master’s programmes incorporates a special focus on the Asia-Pacific markets and their importance in the global business environment. These three masters are designed for students who have graduated from a broad spectrum of business programmes and who wish to upgrade and update their knowledge and skills for the new global business world. [+]

Presentation This valued partnership between Ipag Business School and the University of Newcastle enables students to pursue a double degree in one of three areas: Master of Business, Master of Marketing, Master of Human Resource Management. Each of the Newcastle master’s programmes incorporates a special focus on the Asia-Pacific markets and their importance in the global business environment. These three masters are designed for students who have graduated from a broad spectrum of business programmes and who wish to upgrade and update their knowledge and skills for the new global business world. Students will develop strategic management competencies in the main decision-making areas of their programme and examine new issues in the modern business environment. These programmes are taught in English and consist of two components: 1st semester at Ipag Business School Nice, 2nd semester at Newcastle University. [-]

Master of Arts in Communication Management

University of Technology Sydney
Campus Full time Part time 1.5  January 2017 Australia Sydney + 1 more

The Master of Arts in Communication Management provides advanced contemporary study and practice in professional communication management. It is suitable for current and aspiring practitioners who want to attain the relevant expertise to achieve their career goals. Students can major in the areas of Public Relations, Integrated Communication, or Organisational Change and Communication. Alternatively, students can elect to complete generalist studies which provide a foundation for the broad field of communication management practice. [+]

Academic staff involved in the course have substantial industry experience and have undertaken research in the field.

Graduates of this course have: advanced understanding of communication and its management the ability to synthesise communication theory and practice the ability to analyse, design, cost and evaluate a communication strategy a sensitivity to ethical and legal issues related to communication a capacity to reflect on the roles and responsibilities of communicators the capacity to apply perspectives that are intercultural and global, and a sensitivity to issues of exclusion, equity and justice. A full list of the graduate attributes of the course is available from UTS: Communication.... [-]


Macquarie University: Master of International Communication

International Studies Abroad
Campus Full time 18  September 2017 Australia Sydney

Develop the media communication, international relations and cultural studies skills you need for an international communications career. [+]

Develop the media communication, international relations and cultural studies skills you need for an international communications career. The Master of International Communication is built on the research strengths of our academic staff. It examines the evolution of communication theories and strategies in response to modernization and social changes. [-]

Master of Communications

Edith Cowan University
Campus Full time January 2017 Australia Perth

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:

- Advertising

- Creative Services

- Film & Video

- Interactive Media

- Journalism

- Mass Communication

- Media & Cultural Studies

- Photomedia

- Public Relations

- Scriptwriting

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Master of Communication

RMIT University
Campus Full time 1,5  January 2017 Australia Melbourne

This program provides a combination of theoretical communication studies, professional training and research, with courses offered in everything... [+]

Master of Communication

Are you interested in understanding the social context of the communication industry?This program provides a combination of theoretical communication studies, professional training and research, with courses offered in everything from philosophy to new media and cultural studies.The program’s unique flexibility, commitment to relevance and passion for diversity allows you to design your own study program according to your personal needs and interests.As a full-time or part-time student, you will be exposed to various modes of study as well as cutting-edge knowledge in communication research and professional practice. Much of the program’s strength lies in the diversity of students it attracts, which also enriches your learning experience.... [-]