Faculty of Health, Arts and Design

Department of Media and Communication


The Department of Media and Communication offers a range of undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in:

We teach Swinburne's renowned, forward-looking courses in journalism, media and communications, literature and writing. Our courses are highly industry-focused and take full advantage of our strong industry links.

Professional Recognition

The Public Relations major in the Bachelor of Media and Communication is fully accredited by the Public Relations Institute of Australia (PRIA). Public relations graduates may be eligible for membership of the Public Relations Institute of Australia (PRIA).

Communication and digital media design students may be eligible for membership of the Australian Graphic Design Association (AGDA) and associate membership of the Design Institute of Australia (DIA).

Students enrolled in the Journalism major may be eligible for student membership of the Melbourne Press Club or the Media, Entertainment and Arts Alliance (MEAA).