MC080 - Master of Communication

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RMIT program code: MC080
Plan name: Master of Communication
Plan code: MC080P8
Campus: City Campus
Credit points per semester:
Full time: 48
Part time: 24
CRICOS code: 061182F

Contact details and related links


2017 Enrolment Program Structure

To graduate you must complete the following:

  (Full Time Option
 
AND  Year Two of Program Structure - Full Time
 )
OR  (Part Time Option
 
AND  Year Two of Program Structure - Part Time
 
AND  Year Three Program Structure - Part Time
 )

This program has been discontinued and is not open to new applicants. The information on this page is for current students only.

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS: The program is available to you in FULL-TIME STUDY MODE ONLY. That is over three semesters (1.5 years).

LOCAL STUDENTS: The program is more commonly completed over three semesters (1.5 years) in full-time study. A part-time study option is available to local students only.

 
COURSE SEQUENCING NOTES:

You must complete 144 credit points to meet the program requirements.

There are four (4) core courses + interdisciplinary course which are compulsory and must be successfully completed in sequence:

  • COMM1178 Professional Research and Evaluation (12 credit points) -must be undertaken in the firstsemester of study
  • COMM2478 Global Media and Communiation Industries (12 credit points)
  • MKTG1183 Leading for Change (12 credit points)
  • GRAP2495 Professional Practice (24 credit points) - generally undertaken near the end of your program
  • plus interdisciplinary course e.g. MKTG1190 or COMM2350

Full-time students:COMM1178 Professional Research and Evaluation is to be completed in your first semester of study. You must complete these compulsory courses listed above in the order outlined. 

Part-time students:(Part-time is not available to International students)COMM1178 Professional Research and Evaluation is to be completed in your first semester of study.

Note: Compulsory courses are offered face-to-face as well as online

Some elective courses are also offered online

ELECTIVE NOTE: 

The list below is not exhaustive. A full list of electives open to MC080 students will be emailed to your student account upon enrolment.

 This is the recommended plan for full-time students:

Year 1

Semester 1

COMM1178 Professional Research and Evaluation

Plus three (3) 12 credit point electives 

Semester 2

One (1) course from the following interdisciplinary courses:

GRAP2280 Communication Design Entrepreneurship (12 credit points)

GRAP2493 Design Narratives (12 credit points)

MKTG1190 Advertising Theory and Practice (12 credit points)

                  OR

ANOTHER POSTGRADUATE COURSE with the permission of the Program Director

Plus Three (3) 12 credit point electives 

Semester 3

COMM2478 Global Media and Communication Industries (12 credit points)

MKTG1183 Leading for Change (12 credit points)

GRAP2495 Professional Practice (24 credit points)

*Other than COMM1178 this recommended plan can be amended with the approval of the Program Manager

Note: Students can also take up to two (2) approved electives outside your program with permission from the Program Manager.

 

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Full Time Option

Semester 1

COMM1178 Professional Research and Evaluation

Plus three (3) 12 credit point electives 

Semester 2

One (1) course from the following interdisciplinary courses:

GRAP2280 Communication Design Entrepreneurship (12 credit points)

GRAP2493 Design Narratives (12 credit points)

MKTG1190 Advertising Theory and Practice (12 credit points)

                  OR

ANOTHER POSTGRADUATE COURSE with the permission of the Program Director

Plus Three (3) 12 credit point electives 

Students can also take up to 2 approved electives outside their program with permission from the Program Manager.

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Year One of Program - Complete the following One (1) Course:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

There are currently no classes scheduled to satisfy this requirement.
AND

Select and complete One (1) Course from the following:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Advertising Theory and Practice12MKTG1190City Campus2931 (M249)2873 (M249)
2874 (W249)
Story, Genre and Medium12COMM2530City Campus3204 (M188)3183 (M188)
AND

Select and complete Six (6) of the following Courses or Five (5) of the following Courses and One (1) approved Elective outside the Master of Communication

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Stakeholder Relations and Emergent Media12COMM1107City Campus3095 (W249)
Communication Management: Theory and Practice12COMM1123City Campus2906 (M248)2864 (M248)
3091 (W248)
Communication for Social Change12COMM2083City Campus2904 (W248)2842 (M248)
}
 
AND

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Year Two of Program Structure - Full Time

Semester 3

COMM2478 Global Media and Communication Industries (12 credit points)

MKTG1183 Leading for Change (12 credit points)

GRAP2495 Professional Practice (24 credit points)

 

Complete the following Two (2) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Leading Change in Media and Communication12MKTG1183City Campus2935 (M249)2877 (M249)
2878 (W249)
Global Media and Communication Industries12YesCOMM2478City Campus3166 (W080)2868 (M248)
AND
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Complete the following One (1) Course:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Professional Practice24YesGRAP2495City Campus2939 (M249)
2940 (W249)
2959 (T249)
2881 (W249)
2887 (T249)
OR

Complete the following Two (2) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

There are currently no classes scheduled to satisfy this requirement.
OR

Complete the following One (1) Course:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

There are currently no classes scheduled to satisfy this requirement.
}
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OR
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Part Time Option

Part-time students need to complete 24 credit points per semester. For academic advice refer to your Program Manager.

Compulsory courses:

COMM1178 Professional Research and Evaluation (12 credit points) -must be undertaken in the first semester of study
COMM2478 Global Media and Communiation Industries (12 credit points)
MKTG1183 Leading for Change (12 credit points) 

GRAP2495 Professional Practice (24 credit points) - generally undertaken near the end of your program

Electives:

Students can also take up to 2 approved electives outside their program with permission from the Program Manager.

 

 

 

{

Year One of Program - Complete the following One (1) Course:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

There are currently no classes scheduled to satisfy this requirement.
AND

Select and complete One (1) Course from the following:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Advertising Theory and Practice12MKTG1190City Campus2931 (M249)2873 (M249)
2874 (W249)
Story, Genre and Medium12COMM2530City Campus3204 (M188)3183 (M188)
AND

Select and complete Two (2) of the following Courses or One (1) of the following Courses and One (1) approved Elective outside the Master of Communication

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Stakeholder Relations and Emergent Media12COMM1107City Campus3095 (W249)
Communication Management: Theory and Practice12COMM1123City Campus2906 (M248)2864 (M248)
3091 (W248)
Communication for Social Change12COMM2083City Campus2904 (W248)2842 (M248)
}
 
AND

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Year Two of Program Structure - Part Time

Students need to complete 24 credit points per semester. For academic advice refer to your Program Manager.

Compulsory courses:

COMM1178 Professional Research and Evaluation (12 credit points) -must be undertaken in the first semester of study
COMM2478 Global Media and Communiation Industries (12 credit points)
MKTG1183 Leading for Change (12 credit points)

Electives:

Students can also take up to 2 approved electives outside their program with permission from the Program Manager.

 

Select and complete Four (4) of the following Courses or Three (3) of the following Courses and One (1) approved Elective outside the M Comm

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Stakeholder Relations and Emergent Media12COMM1107City Campus3095 (W249)
Communication Management: Theory and Practice12COMM1123City Campus2906 (M248)2864 (M248)
3091 (W248)
Communication for Social Change12COMM2083City Campus2904 (W248)2842 (M248)
 
AND

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Year Three Program Structure - Part Time

Students need to complete 24 credit points per semester. For academic advice refer to your Program Manager.

Compulsory courses:

COMM1178 Professional Research and Evaluation (12 credit points) -must be undertaken in the first semester of study
COMM2478 Global Media and Communiation Industries (12 credit points)
MKTG1183 Leading for Change (12 credit points)

Electives:

Students can also take up to 2 approved electives outside their program with permission from the Program Manager.

 

Complete the following Two (2) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Leading Change in Media and Communication12MKTG1183City Campus2935 (M249)2877 (M249)
2878 (W249)
Global Media and Communication Industries12YesCOMM2478City Campus3166 (W080)2868 (M248)
AND
{

Complete the following One (1) Course:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Professional Practice24YesGRAP2495City Campus2939 (M249)
2940 (W249)
2959 (T249)
2881 (W249)
2887 (T249)
OR

Complete the following Two (2) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

There are currently no classes scheduled to satisfy this requirement.
OR

Complete the following One (1) Course:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

There are currently no classes scheduled to satisfy this requirement.
}
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Contact details and related links

Program structure enquiries

Program Manager: Dr. Hazel Ferguson
Email: hazel.ferguson@rmit.edu.au

Academic Adviser: Dr. Judy Burnside-Lawry

Email: judy.burnside-lawry@rmit.edu.au

Administration Enquires: mcommadmin@rmit.edu.au

 

Program Enquiries:

This program has been discontinued and is not open to new applicants. The information on this page is for current students only. 

Current students: If you have any program structure queries or if you require academic advisement, please contact your Academic Adviser, Judy Burnside-Lawry judy.burnside-lawry@rmit.edu.au 

Administration Enquiries:
Program Administration Office
School of Media and Communication
Building 9 Level 5

Timetabling

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If your program is taught by a Vocational Education (VE) school then please go to the Vocational Education timetabling website.

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Enrolment

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*Semester 1 classes generally commence in February and Semester 2 classes generally commence in July. Please contact your school for more information about specific class start days.

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