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.

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.

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.

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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.

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.

 

News

DISRUPT: Mapping the future of Melbourne through stories

A collective storytelling project held as part of Melbourne Knowledge Week (20-26 May) is inviting participants to take over a 20-metre wall to disrupt the streets with their dreams of the city.

Future journalists from regional areas share scholarships

Seven aspiring journalists from regional areas have received scholarships worth up to $40,000 each.

Next gen students broadcast federal election

In an Australian first, RMIT students are producing a national student election broadcast in collaboration with students from more than 20 universities around the country.

Building urban climate resilience in the Solomon Islands

The informal settlements of Honiara are home to almost half the city’s population. The complex challenges of these vulnerable urban communities call for tailored, multi-faceted solutions.

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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 Nations 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.

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