Master of Global Media Communication

1 - 2 years full-time, Parkville — Domestic and International students. CRICOS code: 045345C

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Course Description

Overview

Today’s media landscape is characterised by unprecedented transformation, not only in Australia, but in all world regions. Traditional media forms are becoming deeply challenged by new digital platforms. Media industries and public sector communications in today’s digital age are operating in an increasingly complex globalised context. Professionals equipped with new skill sets are needed to lead and manage these crucial transformations.

This dynamic Masters course provides you with key insights into the changing transnational contexts of media structures and communication practices and trains you in critical analysis, strategic thinking and audience research skills. You also receive handson training in media writing skills and audiovisual production.

Who is it for?

The Master of Global Communication is designed for those with an awareness of crucial areas of the changes in transnational media communication, and who have a keen interest in learning how to debate and explore these alternative practices. Build on and recreate your approach to contemporary writing and media production in journalism, broadcasting, digital media and professional communications. You can also enrich your experience and career outcomes with an optional overseas exchange semester at a leading international university such as McGill University (Montreal), Humboldt University (Berlin) or Fudan University (Shanghai).

Where will it take me?

On graduation from the Master of Global Communication, you will be ready for work in professional fields including:

  • Public relations
  • Advocacy
  • Media and communications
  • Writing and editing for print and digital
  • Digital marketing and social media
  • Project management and corporate services.

Graduates have also gone on to work in global organisations including:

  • Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC)
  • Coles Myer Ltd
  • Greenpeace
  • IBM Business Services
  • Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Vietnam
  • SBS
  • United Nations Association of Australia
  • United Nations Development Program.

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Application deadlines

Semester One (February) 2018 entry

31 October 2017

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Please note:

It is strongly recommended your application is submitted by the following dates to ensure enough time for your student visa processing.

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