Study media and communication

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As leaders in technology and the creative industries, we offer an important edge to professionals in this specialist field.

Why study media and communication at QUT?

  • Turn your professional expertise and interests into a postgraduate research degree to master new techniques, skills and research methods.
  • Develop an advanced level of investigation and critical thinking to apply to your practice.
  • Complete a thesis or project to further your skills and advance your knowledge.

Boost your career

Our coursework postgraduate degrees offer you opportunities to advance and diversify your career. You can choose to specialise in a number of different fields to develop advanced knowledge in specific areas, and gain an industry edge.

By studying our coursework degrees, you can change the course of your career in as little as six months.

Flexible research options

Depending on your interest, you can study a coursework degree, or a research degree as either:

  • a thesis with our Doctor of Philosophy or masters degrees
  • a practical industry-focused project and a written component with our Doctor of Creative Industries.

Further your professional practice

Our range of postgraduate media and communication courses lets you incorporate practice-led research into your profession, meaning that you can complete your research degree as you work. A research degree can also prepare you for a career in a range of research-oriented and policy-focused roles.

State-of-the-art facilities

Our Creative Industries Precinct offers a world-class space with some of Australia's most sophisticated digital facilities. Here, you can collaborate with and work alongside like-minded people in an interdisciplinary environment that inspires imagination and innovation.

Pathways to a research career

Studying one of our postgraduate media and communication courses offers a pathway towards a more research-focused career in industry or academia, where you'll be qualified to apply your research skills.

Short courses

We offer a range of short courses to further advance your career and expand your knowledge. These range from learning to improve your public speaking skills to learning to use social media as a business marketing tool.

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Creative Industries Faculty

  • Postal address:
    QUT Creative Industries Faculty
    Musk Ave
    Kelvin Grove QLD 4059