Master of Internet Communications
Full-time or part-time
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|Study mode||On-campus, off-campus, mixed on- and off-campus and online|
|Intake||February or July|
|Duration||18 months full-time or equivalent part-time|
This course extends the work done in the graduate diploma, adding more advanced individual project, production and/or research work. You will complete at least 33 per cent, and up to 50 per cent, of your studies by research or applied research.
You will select a major as in the graduate diploma, but will experience increased autonomy and self-management in your learning in the last four units of this course.
The internet communications postgraduate courses provide you with the chance to study the most important socio-technological phenomenon of the late 20th and early 21st century: the internet.
This program is designed to provide you with relevant and useful knowledge for your current or planned professional life. You will learn essential skills and develop deeper understandings of the growth, uses and application of the internet in many fields, with a particular emphasis on the creative communication of ideas in knowledge networks and the establishment of web presence through social media.
You will add specific internet knowledge and skills to your existing proficiencies and abilities. Creative overlap between current employment or personal interests and study is encouraged. The program has been designed specifically to allow you to study in a way that best suits you, with an emphasis on the specialised skills and knowledge you want.
Admission criteria for Australian and New Zealand students
A bachelor degree in any field of study from a recognised tertiary education institution* or successful completion of units in the Graduate Certificate in Internet Communications.
*Please note that students who have completed the Bachelor of Arts (Internet Communications) from Curtin University are not eligible for entry into this course.
English language proficiency
|IELTS Academic (International English Language Testing System)|
|Overall band score||6.5|
Other qualifications may also satisfy our English language admission criteria. Please view our English language requirements page to find out more.
This course has minimal on-campus contact hours, designed for students to use the internet for all/most of your learning. International students will still need to be enrolled full-time in the course, as an internal/on-campus student.
Some lectures in this course may be attended by both undergraduate and postgraduate students.
Fees for Australian and New Zealand students
|2018||Domestic fee paying Domestic fee-paying - A domestic fee-paying place is a place at university which is not Commonwealth supported, that is, not subsidised by the Australian Government. Domestic fee paying students will be charged tuition fees and may be eligible for FEE-HELP assistance for all or part of those tuition fees.||$17,700*|
Fees are indicative first year only.
* Based on a first-year full-time study load of 200 credits. 300 credits are needed to graduate from this course. The total cost will depend on your course options (i.e. units selected and time taken to complete).
Applications for credit for recognised learning (CRL) are assessed on an individual basis. Credit may be awarded for prior learning and demonstrated existing skills.
Learn about Credit for Recognised Learning (CRL)
Our graduates find work in web design and development, in independent online businesses, and as members of the media industry as it develops to include and prioritise the online world. Because of the open structure of the course, they can add almost any skill or knowledge to their core Internet learning. The course provides graduates with the chance to shape and manage their own careers and become leaders in using and managing the internet in our society.
Our graduates are well-positioned to undertake management, operational and policy work concerning the Internet, giving informed advice, making good decisions, and basing their professional work in a deeper understanding of the profound changes that the internet is bringing. You may develop expertise in the use of web communication, media, social media, digital production, online communication and in other industries.
This course will assist your career development and allow you to take up new employment opportunities. You will then be able to help our society harness the technological development of the internet for practical and valuable social uses.
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