Master of Communication

Take the next step to master your communication skills

Are you a senior communication manager seeking to further develop your communication skills? Our Master of Communication specialises in exploring contemporary communication theories, strategic planning, social media, and how to effectively apply these towards a major research project. Whether you focus your Masters in strategic communication or marketing communication, you will be prepared to work effectively as strategists in the business, public and not-for-profit sectors.

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Admission open to

Domestic students and International students

Level of Study


Full-time Study Duration

2 years

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Course code


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Career Outcomes

Study a Master of Communication at UC and you will:

  • demonstrate an in-depth understanding of human communication processes and environments
  • become confident in using a range of social research methods relevant to strategic or marketing communication
  • counsel senior management on strategic communication and lead teams within organisations
  • demonstrate critical thinking and vision needed to address long-term strategic communication issues
  • apply your understanding of communication theories towards a major research project
  • specialise in one of the following key areas of communication:
    • Strategic Communication 
    • Marketing Communication

Career Opportunities

This course prepares senior managers to work as communication and marketing communication leaders in any sector.

Work Integrated Learning

Work-integrated learning (WIL) is learning first-hand through real work or work-like experiences. WIL is a key element to enhancing employability in the workplace and is integral to many of our courses. This reinforces our commitment to preparing professional and highly employable graduates with the right mix of skills and knowledge.

Course details

Sample study plan


  • Marketing Communication Principles
  • Principles of Strategic Communication
  • Social Research
  • Advertising
  • Public Relations Practice
  • Restricted Choice Units


  • Communication and Information Project
  • Industry and Community Engagement (Internships)
  • Networks and Social Media
  • Open Elective Unit
  • Restricted Choice Units

Course specific

Students wishing to complete a more generic Master of Communication degree may choose units from both streams to suit their professional needs.


Looking for more detail about the units you will study? Want to know more about fees, admission requirements and delivery modes?

Create your personalised course guide

Head over to our Personalised Course Guide for detailed information presented in a simple-to-get PDF.

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