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RMIT University

  • 45% international / 55% domestic

Master of Communication Design

  • Masters (Coursework)

Develop your skills in communication design and work across government and non-government organisations.

Key details

Degree Type
Masters (Coursework)
2 years full-time, 4 years part-time
Course Code
MC250, 084351D
Study Mode
In person
Intake Months
Feb, Jul
Domestic Fees
$25,920 per year / $51,840 total
International Fees
$34,560 per year / $69,120 total

About this course

Develop expertise in communication design practice, and focus on design entrepreneurship and strategic design thinking. Push your creative boundaries and think critically to find design solutions to communication challenges.

Develop expert knowledge and specialised technical and creative skills to prepare for professional roles in multidisciplinary environments, including communication design studios, digital design consultancies, advertising agencies, design teams within other organisations, and in independent practices. You will be able to work independently or in teams, and you will be able to communicate confidently with other design professionals and clients.

Under expert guidance from RMIT's team of nationally and internationally renowned practitioners and educators, you'll advance your knowledge and practice as a communication design practitioner and will be well prepared to contribute to global industry developments and design innovation.

Entry requirements

You must have:

  • successfully completed an Australian Bachelor degree (or equivalent overseas qualification); or
  • at least 3 years professional experience in graphic design, communication design and/or visual communication area.

To have your professional experience considered you must submit with your application a CV and a personal statement detailing your experience.

Study locations

Melbourne City

Career pathways

The Master of Communication Design opens career opportunities across the world.

Design thinking is increasingly important in most organisations, and employers are looking for the advanced knowledge and skills demonstrated by graduates of this program. Graduates will be able to practise entrepreneurial and collaborative approaches to design, driving the creation of new business enterprises.

Graduates can enter into roles such as

  • communication designer
  • design manager
  • account manager
  • design strategist