Bachelor of Business and Commerce and Bachelor of Communication and Media Studies

KPT/JPT (R2/340/6/0099) 10/21 - MQA/SWA0109

Why study a Bachelor of Business and Commerce and Bachelor of Communication and Media Studies?

This double degree offers the opportunity to combine your interests and graduate with two qualifications. The course combines business training with skills in communication, such as writing and editing, critical thinking, organisation, analysis and research.


Areas of study

Business and Commerce

  • Accountancy
  • Applied economics
  • Banking and financial management
  • Business analytics
  • Business law and taxation
  • Econometrics and business statistics
  • International business management
  • Management
  • Strategic marketing

Communication and Media Studies

  • Media studies
  • Communication technologies and practices
  • Youth media
  • Media texts
  • Media audiences
  • Media, culture, power
  • Cultural and communication policy
  • Authorship and writing

Please note that for the Bachelor of Business and Commerce, you need to complete at least one or two majors and six compulsory, common, core units.


Course structure

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


Career outcomes

There are few fields of study that open up as many career opportunities as business, commerce and communication. Our graduates work all over the world for governments and major corporations and in such fields as banking, media, finance, politics, management, accounting and insurance.

The range of career options depends on the subjects chosen, but, given we offer open electives and a business and commerce specialisation, graduates can explore many roles, such as:

  • financial analysis
  • human resources
  • public relations
  • marketing
  • accountancy
  • international trade
  • administration
  • advertising
  • journalism
  • publishing
  • editing
  • writing
  • public relations
  • corporate communications
  • marketing
  • advertising
  • multimedia
  • tourism


Entry requirements

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


Entry scores

The Bachelor of Business and Commerce and Bachelor of Communication and Media Studies requires the following entry scores:


Year 2019

QualificationScore
Commencing Monash University Foundation Year (MUFY) in 2018/2019* 60%
A Level, GCE 7
ATAR  70
Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education 16
Indian School Certificate Examination 60%
All India Senior School Certificate Examination 65%
SMA3, Indonesia

Please refer to https://priorstudy.monash.edu/prior-study/ to find out the entry score

International Baccalaureate Diploma Program (IB Diploma Program) 25
STPM, Malaysia 7.3
UEC, Malaysia 6
Program Matrikulasi (Matriculation Program), Malaysia 2
Ontario Secondary Grade 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%
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.


Year 2020

QualificationScore
Commencing Monash University Foundation Year (MUFY) in 2019/2020* 60%
A Level, GCE 7
ATAR  70
Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education 16
Indian School Certificate Examination 60%
All India Senior School Certificate Examination 66%
SMA3, Indonesia

Please refer to https://priorstudy.monash.edu/prior-study/ to find out the entry score

International Baccalaureate Diploma Program (IB Diploma Program) 25
STPM, Malaysia 7.3
UEC, Malaysia 6
Program Matrikulasi (Matriculation Program), Malaysia 2
Ontario Secondary Grade Diploma  75.4%
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%
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 2019/2020.

**The Monash College Diploma Part 1 and Part 2 entry requirements published are for students commencing their undergraduate destination degree in 2020/2021.


Prerequisites

Mathematics (Australian Year 11 equivalent) is a prerequisite for the Bachelor of Business and Commerce and Bachelor of Communication and Media Studies.


Fees

In 2019, annual tuition fees for this course are:

  • RM37,100 for Malaysian students
  • RM41,600 for international students.

In 2020, annual tuition fees for this course are:

  • RM38,213 for Malaysian students
  • RM43,680 for international students.


Once-only fees

Application - RM100
Registration - RM200


Per-semester fee

  • General amenities - RM100


Visa application fee for new international student

  • Indonesia - RM3,340
  • Other countries - RM2,330


Intake periods

Each year, there are three intake periods for the Bachelor of Business and Commerce and 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.


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More information

For more information about this double degree, contact us.