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Choose Media and Communication at Swinburne

Our media and communication courses not only show you the history, evolution and present issues regarding news, advertising and the media, they teach you how words and images can change the world.


In the digital age, the work of media and communication professionals has never been more important. All businesses, governments and not-for-profits need to communicate and with a communication degree, you can move into journalism, production, advertising, PR, or any number of other creative pursuits. Use your skills to harness the right message, to the right people, at the right time.

Browse our TAFE, undergraduate and postgraduate media and communication course from over 10 discipline areas to find detailed course information, application dates, ATAR scores, fees, entry requirements and more. 

Why study with us?

#1 in Victoria for graduate starting salary*

 Free access to Adobe Creative Cloud#

Media and communication study guide

Media and communication study guide

Courses that let you move into journalism, production, advertising, PR, or any number of other creative pursuits.
Study Journalism at Swinburne

Journalism graduate success

Follow Kirstie’s journey from undertaking a football PR internship as part of her Journalism degree to becoming Communications Manager – Community for AFL Victoria. The skills she learned in new media helped Kirstie future-proof her career.

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Study Advertising at Swinburne

Advertising graduate success

Discover the endless possibilities of studying a degree in media and communication at Swinburne. Advertising graduate, Johanna, made industry connections through her lecturers and she’s excited to start her career.

*The median starting salary for our graduates is equal highest in the state. QILT: Graduate Outcomes Survey 2017–2019

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    Swinburne guarantees real industry experience in all our bachelor degrees in the form of placements, internships or industry-linked projects. Find out more about Swinburne's Work Integrated Learning (WIL) programs.