Master of Communication

Griffith University

About the Course

Study contemporary theories, media, culture and ethical issues in practice. Learn how best practice models of public value can improve an organisations internal and external communication. Find a career in media, content or communications.

Become a communications specialist and join this exciting and burgeoning industry. Corporations, government and the creative industries need professionals with advanced communication skills. This Communication postgraduate degree from Griffith University is designed to provide you with these specialist skills. Through this online degree you will study current industry practices, contemporary theories of communication, business communication an different aspects of media and culture.

As long as you meet the eligibility requirements for application to this degree, you can apply online.

You will develop your understanding of media communication institutions, their histories, texts, practices and audiences. You will have the skills to theorise, analyse and write about communication issues at an advanced level and will be prepared for positions such as researcher, media manager, communications adviser and content provider.

Students must complete the Graduate Certificate in Communication (4 units) to be eligible to apply for admission into the revised 80CP Master of Communication program.

Note: This is postgraduate level and students will need to be competent in oral and written communication skills to successfully complete this program.

English Language Requirements

English language requirements apply to international applicants and other applicants whose previous study was undertaken in a language other than English. The minimum English language requirements for such applicants for entry to these programs are as follows:

  • A minimum score of 575 on TOEFL
  • OR an internet-based (iBT) TOEFL score of 88 (no score less than 21)
  • OR a minimum overall band score of 6.5 on IELTS (Academic) with no sub-score of less than 6.0
  • OR no score less than 3+ in each skill of the ISLPT (conducted by GELI or ISLPR Language Services only)
  • (English tests must be no more than 2 years old.)
  • OR a minimum grade of C on the Cambridge Certificate in Advance  English (CAE)
  • OR a minimum grade of C on the Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE)

OR a minimum score of 61 in the Pearson Test of English (Academic)

RPL/Credit may be awarded according to Griffith University policies and applicants should contact the course coordinator for further information.





  • Communication Research Skills
  • Introducing Communication Studies
  • Communication & Public Value
  • Visual Culture
  • Public Writing
  • Communication and Cultural Tourism
  • Media Ethics
  • New Television and Cultural Change
  • New Media Theory
  • Communications Project 1
  • Communications Project 2

Career Opportunities

  • Be prepared for positions such as researcher
  • media manager
  • communications adviser or analyst and content provider


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