Course Description

The Master of Media Practice focuses on content production in the dynamic and increasingly global field of media and communications. Areas of study include broadcast and online journalism, media liaison, writing for media, social media communication, feature writing, ethical and legal issues, and international media practice.

This course will broaden your written and spoken communication skills as well as your production skills in print, broadcast and online media. You will also develop a sophisticated understanding of media industries, audiences and global media environments.

Why study with us?

Our elective internship unit offers the opportunity to gain valuable work experience.

Choose from a range of media-related elective units of study to best reflect your individual skills and interests, such as financial journalism, health, United States politics and cyberworlds.

The graduate diploma and graduate certificate courses provide shorter avenues to update and extend your professional skills or explore new career directions.

Tuition Fees

Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP): $6,566 total course cost.
International Students: $40,000 per year full-time


1 - 1.5 years full time,

Graduate Rating

Graduates of Communications postgraduate courses at University of Sydney (USYD) rated their degrees as follows:

Teaching quality: 79.1% (national average 7,660.0%)
Improved skills: 84.9% (national average 80.8%)
Overall satisfaction: 89.5% (national average 83.6%)

The ratings above refer to the proportion of surveyed graduates who agreed with the statement about their postgraduate degree from University of Sydney (USYD). You can find out more about these results here.

Employment Outcomes

Graduates of Communications postgraduate courses at University of Sydney (USYD) had the following employment outcomes:

Employed full time: 71.8% (national average 71.9%)
Studying full time: 8.0% (national average 7.5%)
Median full time salary: $53,700 (national average $65,000)

You can find out more about employment outcome results here.

Course codes

CRICOS Code: 078670F
University of Sydney (USYD) Code: MAMEDPRA2000

Entry Requirements