Postgraduate Coursework

The Media and Communications Department offers five coursework programs.

Coursework Programs

Digital Communication and Culture

Master of Digital Communication and Culture
Graduate Diploma in Digital Communication and Culture
Graduate Certificate in Digital Communication and Culture

The Digital Communication and Culture program is designed to expand employment opportunities for professionals who want to work in fields where digital technologies are having the most dramatic economic and cultural impacts – creative industries, corporations, education, media, marketing, publishing, government and entertainment.

Health Communication

Master of Health Communication
Graduate Certificate in Health Communication
Graduate Diploma in Health Communication

Health Communication combines the media expertise of the Media and Communications Department and the public health resources of School of Public Health to provide the most comprehensive and specialised course in health communication in Australia.
Health communicators are one of the largest industry workforces in public relations and media.

Media Practice

Master of Media Practice
Graduate Certificate in Media Practice
Graduate Diploma in Media Practice

Media Practice focuses on media industry practice, including the areas of writing for media, media liaison, broadcast and online journalism skills, ethical and legal issues in the media, and theories of mass communication


Master of Publishing degree changes for 2019 onwards
Master of Publishing
Graduate Certificate in Publishing
Graduate Diploma in Publishing

The courses in Publishing equip students with the skills and knowledge required for book, magazine and website publishing.

Strategic Public Relations

Master of Strategic Public Relations
Graduate Certificate in Strategic Public Relations
Graduate Diploma in Strategic Public Relations

Strategic Public Relations focuses on professional public relations with an emphasis on two strands: corporate communication and political communication.