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Edith Cowan University (ECU)

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Master of Communication (Online)

  • Masters (Coursework)

Accelerated and 100% Online. Innovate, influence and lead change through effective communications.

Key details

Degree Type
Masters (Coursework)
18 - 24 months full-time
Study Mode
Intake Months
Jan, Mar, May, Jul, Sep, Oct
Domestic Fees
$43,200 per year / $64,800 total

About this course

Are you ready to ignite change? To become a master of communication and drive transformation in the world of business?

You will develop technical and strategic communication skills that enable you to design and implement solutions that address organisational challenges and respond to the needs and perspectives of individuals and stakeholders.

With a focus on real-world applications and hands-on experience, the Master of Communication will equip you with future-proof communication skills to be a leader of communication in the workplace.

*Duration depends on individual study path and unit availability. Please speak to a Student Enrolment Advisor for advice.

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    What you will learn

    Influence through effective strategy
    • Become a change agent in your workplace.
    • Acquire future-proof ethical and socially responsible digital communication techniques that can be immediately transferred to your career and future roles.
    • Explore creative communication skills that deliver campaign objectives in a way that is accessible, inclusive and relevant to professional audiences.
    Future-focused, applied learning
    • Develop future-proof communication skills designed for the contemporary workforce.
    • Learn how to navigate, design and synthesise solutions to complex challenges in communication including digital media communication, crisis and reputation management.
    • Apply social responsibility and sustainability frameworks to effectively communicate and meet the needs of stakeholders.
    Align communications with organisational goals
    • Whether working for yourself or as part of an organisation, build commercial acumen and develop your understanding of how to best use communication techniques as a tool to achieve business objectives.
    Enhance professional credibility
    • Become a communication specialist with a holistic approach to communication.
    • Strengthen your understanding of communication techniques to research, plan, apply and defend communication solutions tailored to different audiences.
    • Apply your new industry-relevant and sought-after skills through designing and executing a self-directed masters project.