Hear from Master's alumni and current students on what it’s like to study at the School of Film, Media and Journalism.
Thanks to the industry experience, academic knowledge and critical thinking skills they gained in their time at Monash, these individuals have gone on to secure roles as: partnerships coordinator, marketing and corporate communication manager, content manager, associate editor and senior journalist, content curator, financial planning analyst and social media coordinator.
2018, Master of Communications and Media Studies
Olivia currently works as Partnerships Coordinator at Melbourne Symphony Orchestra.
〝These practical courses were really fun, and the campus provided all the facilities and equipment. I learnt a lot from these courses that I used in my job.〞
2005, Master of Communications and Media Studies
Rachel is a Marketing and Corporate Communication Manager for Hager Group has worked on brands such as Tesco, Nestle and Pantene.
〝Critical thinking as well as the ability to communicate and convey a message to a diverse range of people is the best gift I gained from my master’s course.〞
2017, Master of Communications and Media Studies
Ifrah is currently the Content Manager at Recruiterflow, a reputable software service company in India.
〝Before my Master's, I wouldn’t have known how to research and critically analyse topics, but these are skills I’ve gained and utlise in my role when creating and publishing thought pieces.〞
2016, Master of Journalism
Kanika is an Associate Editor and Senior Journalist at trade news publication Financial Standard, based in Sydney.
〝The internships were invaluable to me because they helped open doors for me – especially as I was an international student who didn’t have a network of friends or family in Australia.〞
2018, Master of Journalism
Grace’s internship with Richmond Football Club while studying her Master's led to a full-time position as their Digital Content Officer.
〝I interned a lot throughout my course and found that each opportunity led me to the next, through networking but also because of the skills I developed.〞
2017, Master of Cultural and Creative Industries
Maryana is currently in a senior financial planning and analysis role with Traveloka, a creative travel company.
〝In my current role, I do a lot of analysis, so I need to be able to convey and deliver the right message and interpret numbers, graphs and diagrams. I learned these skills during my Master’s degree and I really treasure them.〞
2018, Master of Cultural and Creative Industries
Brodie is currently the Safeguarding, Content and Inclusion Coordinator at Stratton Oakmont Productions.
〝This degree empowered me to think big and see the industry as a whole rather than an archipelago of different projects.〞