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What will I learn?

Macquarie has always considered our students to be co-creators in their learning. One of the most exciting developments in our new curriculum is around your ability to study two degrees at once.

In this double degree, you will be able to combine:

  • Master of Creative Industries : This professionally focused degree will provide you with the skills you’ll require to meet the challenges associated with a rapidly shifting professional context that’s increasingly focused on digital production, distribution and audience engagement strategies. You’ll develop an advanced understanding and appreciation of a range of approaches to contemporary production, distribution and audience engagement.
  • Master of Media and Communications : Whether you’re an aspiring or experienced media professional, this degree will give you the skills you need to expertly respond to the challenges associated with the changing mediascape, in an ethical context. It focuses on digital production, distribution, and audience communication and engagement strategies, as well as on online journalism and media practices. Armed with such contemporary knowledge and skills, you’ll accelerate your career in fast-moving contemporary media and communications environments across the world.


  • Creative Sound Production
  • Global Communications
  • Screen and Performance Production
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Which department am I in?

Faculty of Arts



Study options

Full Time (2 years)

Tuition fees
A$33,000.00 (17,95,430) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

25 July 2022


Macquarie University

Balaclava Road,

North Ryde,


New South Wales,

2109, SYDNEY, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Student must have: Australian level 7 bachelor's qualification or recognised equivalent; GPA of (5.00 out of 7.00) or (3.00 out of 4.00) or overseas equivalents; Recent successful completion of specified prerequisite units at tertiary level.

For international students

  • AQF level 7 bachelor's qualification in a related field or recognised equivalent with a WAM of 65 or
  • AQF level 7 bachelor's qualification in a related field or recognised equivalent, and a minimum of two years relevant approved work experience, professional certification or other recognised prior learning

The required standard of English for this program is:

Academic IELTS of 6.5 overall with minimum 6.0 in each band, or equivalent.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


About Macquarie University

Ranked in the top 1% of universities in the world, students discover passions and pursue career goals at a global leader in tertiary education.

  • Ranked in the top 1% of world universities
  • Located in Sydney’s fastest-growing business region
  • More than 30,000 practical work placements available
  • One of Australia’s most generous scholarship programmes