Media and Communication
We live in a world that’s more connected than ever before. Understanding how that world works is essential to creating sustainable news and entertainment for modern media.
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#
This Piece Of Paper_Breaks The Story
It’s this piece of paper – a Swinburne Bachelor of Media and Communication from Swinburne – that sparked Holly Dalton’s passion for the media. Now, she works for a media company in Melbourne where the cutting-edge skills she learned come in handy every day. At Swinburne, Holly got more than a piece of paper.
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.
Get a taste of our courses
Bachelor of Media and Communication
Master of Media and Communication
Certificate IV in Professional Writing and Editing
Diploma of Social Media Marketing
Bachelor of Media and Communication/Bachelor of Business
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
#Get free access to the Creative Cloud and over 20+ apps
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Work Integrated Learning
Swinburne guarantees real industry experience in all our bachelor degrees in the form of placements, internships or industry-linked projects.