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Master of Communication/ Master of Project Management

What can you do with your degree?

This degree will provide you with the ability to progress into a wide range of career pathways in project management, in all areas of industry, government and the not-for-profit sector. You will be equipped with a comprehensive knowledge of sustainable practices and will be able to seek work anywhere in Australia or around the world.


Marketing strategist

A communication and marketing strategist is a strategic thinker responsible for creating and implementing tactical marketing, advertising, and public relations initiatives across diverse organisations to build market presence, nurture reputation, and foster relationships with important publics. Career opportunities may include marketing and communications officer, digital marketing coordinator, advertising manager, communications manager, or public relations and social media manager.

Social media manager

A social media manager creates and maintains brand promotions, information about a company, and marketing campaigns across social media. These managers keep up with industry and technological trends and work alongside creative groups such as public relations and sales to drive lead generation campaigns. Some tasks they perform are content creation, monitoring social analytics, devising a social network strategy, and engaging with audiences.

Public relations manager

A public relations manager is responsible for the coordination of marketing, sales and public relations activities. It can include brand management, and the monitoring of sales and marketing campaigns. A public relations manager will be required to be across the latest developments in public relations policies, and marketing and sales technologies. They will assess and introduce PR initiatives and monitor the effectiveness of these.

Project manager

Manage project scopes, schedules, budgets, resources, risks, procurement, communications, stakeholder relations, and project integration management to deliver successful projects. According to Seek 2021, the projected job growth in the next 5 years is over 6 per cent with a median salary of between $120k and $200k. 

Professional accreditation

Accredited communication degree

Our Master of Communication is accredited by the Public Relations Institute of Australia (PRIA) – the peak body for public relations and communication professionals in Australia.

Project management accreditation

Bond University is the only university in Australia with programs recognised by all three of the following industry bodies including Australian Institute of Project Management (AIPM), Project Management Institute Global Accreditation Centre (PIM-GAC), and Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).


Why the world needs more project managers

By 2027, the world will need 88.7 million project managers. PMI projects a US27.9 billion dollars loss across 11 countries if the demand for skilled project managers is not met.

Discover the new skills needed for the future project manager.

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11 secrets of successful project managers

With project management skills in increasing demand, project managers have a sought-after skill set possessed by few.

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COVID-19 misinformation, conspiracy theories and fake news | My experience studying the Master of Communication

Bond alumna Tatiana Carter shares her insights from the Master of Communication program and her intriguing research area.

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Program learning outcomes

Program Learning Outcomes provide a broad and measurable set of standards that incorporate a range of knowledge, skills and abilities that will be achieved on completion of the program. These outcomes will help you determine whether this program aligns with your professional pathway, career and learning goals.

Further study

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