Media and Communication

School of Media and Communication

The School of Media and Communication delivers creative programs, research and training in media, writing and publishing, and communication.

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Welcome to RMIT's School of Media and Communication

Renowned for our strong industry and community connections, we prepare students with work-ready skills and open up collaborative networks for our researchers.

Our teaching areas

The School of Media and Communication provides programs and courses that support you to launch or advance your career in media, writing and publishing and communication.

Make the most of our industry connections and receive on-site training, pitch real ideas to clients, do a work placement with leading media organisations, or establish skills, experience and contacts in the broader creative industries.

Advertising

Studying advertising at RMIT combines opportunities to work on industry-based projects with your natural curiosity for what makes people tick, or your creativity with words and images.

Communication and writing

Learn the art of good communication for a range of creative and professional settings.

Music and audiovisual

At RMIT you can combine your technical and creative talents to study the diverse and thriving field of music and audiovisual production in the heart of a musical, artistic and creative city.

Screen and media

At RMIT you’ll learn from screen and media experts to build hands-on, practical and creative skills.

Screen and media

At RMIT you’ll learn from screen and media experts to build hands-on, practical and creative skills.

Industry

The School of Media and Communication cultivates rewarding relationships with industry, cultural and community partners. We work with you on collaborative projects, workforce development and research.

We have close connections with major broadcasters such as the ABC which helps you prepare for a dynamic career. We also offer partnerships with corporate, government and community partners, internships and work-integrated learning.

Find out more about industry collaboration

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A state of the art media precinct

When you study with RMIT, you have access to world-class studio facilities and a dedicated media precinct. You’ll also learn from and work alongside professional journalists and industry leaders who can guide you on your way to becoming a communication professional.

Research

The School of Media and Communication is home to a vibrant community of renowned practitioners, theorists, thinkers.

About Research

By innovatively blending critical theory and media-relevant practice, our research stands out for its disciplinary diversity as well as its capacity to engage with real world partners and the challenges they face.

Research Centres and Groups

The dynamic research culture in the School of Media and Communication is actively supported by our centres and groups.

Postgraduate study

The School of Media & Communication enables postgraduate students to pursue their research and creative interests and extend their critical skills under the guidance of dedicated academic supervisors.

Research projects

Research projects in the School of Media and Communication are multidisciplinary, blending critical theory and media-relevant practice.

Our achievements

In the 2019 QS Rankings by Discipline RMIT is ranked 37th in the world for Communications and Media Studies. 

In the most recent Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) ranking, RMIT was judged to be well above world standard (5) for the field of Communication and Media studies and above world standard (4) for the field of Cultural Studies and Design Practice and Management, reinforcing our dedication and expertise in these areas. RMIT was also judged to be at world standard (3) for the fields of Film, Television, and Performing Arts and Creative Writing.

 

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Acknowledgement of country

RMIT University acknowledges the people of the Woi wurrung and Boon wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nation on whose unceded lands we conduct the business of the University. RMIT University respectfully acknowledges their Ancestors and Elders, past and present. RMIT also acknowledges the Traditional Custodians and their Ancestors of the lands and waters across Australia where we conduct our business. - Artwork created by Louisa Bloomer