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)


Duration

The course takes three years of full-time study to complete.


Course structure

The Monash University Handbook has detailed information about the structure and requirements for the Bachelor of Communication and Media Studies.


Career outcomes

Graduates from the Bachelor of Communication and Media Studies work in areas such as:

  • journalism
  • publishing
  • editing
  • writing
  • public relations
  • corporate communications
  • marketing
  • advertising
  • multimedia
  • community affairs
  • education and media services
  • television
  • radio.


Entry requirements

To enter Monash University, students must satisfy particular academic, English language and age requirements.


Entry scores

You will need the following entry scores for the Bachelor of Communication and Media Studies:

Year 2018

QualificationScore
Commencing Monash University Foundation Year (MUFY) in 2017/2018*60%*
A Level GCE 7
ATAR (International 2017) - Indicative score only 70
Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education 18
Indian School Certificate Examination 60%
All India Senior School Certificate 65%
SMA3, Indonesia 8
International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma 25
STPM, Malaysia 8.33
UEC, Malaysia 6
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 Studies6.5
Foundation in Arts, Sunway College60%
Foundation in Science and Technology, Sunway College60%
Diploma of Higher Education StudiesPass 8 units
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 2017/2018.

**The Monash College Diploma Part 1 and Part 2 entry requirements published are for students commencing their undergraduate destination degree in 2019.


Prerequisites

There are no formal prerequisites for the Bachelor of Communication and Media Studies.


Fees


Tuition

In 2018, annual tuition fees for this course are:

  • RM35,000 for Malaysian students
  • RM38,500 for international students.


Once-only fees

  • Application - RM100
  • Registration - RM200


Per-semester fee

  • General amenities - RM100


Visa application fee for new international student

  • Indonesia - RM 3,360
  • Other countries - RM 2,380

Intake periods

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.


Credit

Applications for credit can include credit transfer for previous study or recognition of prior learning.


Related courses


More information

For more information about this degree, contact us.