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Study Postgraduate Media and Communication

What you'll study:

Some of the core and optional topics in this course include:

  • Social media and digital platforms
  • Industry placement
  • Screen and media production
  • Motion capture and virtual production
  • Strategic marketing, advertising and public relations
  • Creativity and the imagination
  • Digital graphic design
  • Business communication

After completing this course, you will:

  • Design marketing campaigns and collateral with a focus on user experience
  • Analyse consumer behaviour to inform effective advertising and public relations
  • Develop skills in scriptwriting, video and audio production and editing, and post-production
  • Appraise the effectiveness of written and audio-visual communications across a variety of media
  • Influence the production of new multimedia content using skills in research and analysis
  • Evaluate changing trends in marketing and communications to future-proof communication and marketing strategies.

Why study Media and Communication at Flinders?

- Gain technical experience with state-of-the-art equipment that will prepare you for a cutting-edge career. Our students have access to South Australia's largest motion capture and virtual reality lab, The Void, dedicated editing and production suites, and purpose-built sound production rooms.

- Be ahead of the competition when you graduate with work placements and an established network of connections in the closely connected South Australian media and communication industry.

- Become a master content creator across digital, social and traditional platforms by creating real work, with real industry partners and professionals.

- You'll be taught by practising and award-winning industry professionals in screen, media, film, television, social media, business and more. Check out our creative teaching staff.

- Our teaching staff have real experience in the industry, and most still practise within the media and communication industry while also teaching at Flinders. This means we offer the most up-to-date and relevant education within the field. Our staff have worked locally and internationally in journalism, film and television, and crisis communication. 

- Gain essential skills and knowledge in the relationship of technology and the media: how it's evolved and how it's evolving.

- This is the only media and communication course in South Australia that combines communication studies, creative digital media and business skills. This unique combination of skills will set you up for success in the media and communication industry. 

- Flinders has a long-standing reputation of excellence in the creative arts and media, and you'll have the opportunity to collaborate with students from all around the university to build your network, knowledge and skills within collaboration projects. 

- Build desirable and transferrable skills that will allow you to build long-lasting networks, expertise and connections that will enhance your career.  

- Flinders University is #1 in Communications for overall educational experience, skills development, student support and teaching quality*

- Flinders is rated five stars in Communications for learning resources, overall educational experience, skills development, student support and teaching quality*

*Good Universities Guide 2022 (undergraduate), public SA-founded universities only