Bachelor of Communication and Media Studies
KPT/JPT (R/220/6/0012) 01/20 - MQA/SWA0104
Why study the Bachelor of Communication and Media Studies?
The Bachelor of Communication and Media Studies degree will help you understand the role of communication in modern society through studying:
- the application of mass communications theory to the corporate sector
- the role of culture and social structures in social change
- global trends and their local impact and contemporary writing practices.
You will take subjects in compulsory areas (Communications, Global studies and Screen studies) as well as a range of elective units from the Faculty of Arts or other faculties. Internships are encouraged.
Areas of study
At Monash University Malaysia, we currently offer the following majors for this course:
- Communication (core)
- Global studies (specialisation)
- Screen studies (specialisation)
The course takes three years of full-time study to complete.
The Monash University Handbook has detailed information about the structure and requirements for the Bachelor of Communication and Media Studies.
Graduates from the Bachelor of Communication and Media Studies work in areas such as:
- public relations
- corporate communications
- community affairs
- education and media services
You will need the following entry scores for the Bachelor of Communication and Media Studies:
|Commencing Monash University Foundation Year (MUFY) in 2018/2019*||60%*|
|A Level GCE||7|
|Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education||18|
|Indian School Certificate Examination||60%|
|All India Senior School Certificate||65%|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma (IB Diploma)||25|
|Program Matrikulasi (Matriculation Program), Malaysia||2|
|Ontario Secondary School Diploma||72.4%|
|Sri Lankan General Certificate of Education (Advanced Level)||9|
|High School Diploma, Vietnam||8|
|UNSW Foundation Studies||6.5|
|Foundation in Arts, Sunway College||60%|
|Foundation in Science and Technology, Sunway College||60%|
|Diploma of Higher Education Studies (DHES)||50%|
|Monash College Diploma Part 1**||80%**|
|Monash College Diploma Part 2**||55%**|
*The undergraduate entry requirements published are for students who commence the MUFY program in 2018/2019.
**The Monash College Diploma Part 1 and Part 2 entry requirements published are for students commencing their undergraduate destination degree in 2020.
There are no formal prerequisites for the Bachelor of Communication and Media Studies.
In 2019, annual tuition fees for this course are:
- RM36,050 for Malaysian students
- RM40,425 for international students.
- Application - RM100
- Registration - RM200
- General amenities - RM100
Visa application fee for new international student
- Indonesia - RM3,340
- Other countries - RM2,330
Each year, there are three intake periods for the Bachelor of Communication and Media Studies. This means that you can start in February, July or October.
Applications for credit can include credit transfer for previous study or recognition of prior learning.
- Bachelor of Arts and Social Sciences
- Double degree - Bachelor of Business and Bachelor of Communication and Media Studies
- Bachelor of Arts (Honours)
For more information about this degree, contact us.