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Arts (Communications And Media Studies), Bachelor

Monash University, Australia

 
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Subject ranking

Overall
Australia / Guardian
5th
Overall
Australia / USNews
9th
Overall
Australia / QS
12th

Costs

Course feesS$34.7K / year
Entertainment, books
food & rent
S$22.3K / year
Beer S$11
MacDonalds S$13
Cinema S$20
Coffee S$5
TotalS$57K / year

Entry requirements

A Level CCC
Diploma 2.0
International Baccalaureate 28

Scholarships

Pro Vice-Chancellor Berwick International Scholarship
$1000 for living expenses
5 available
Monash International Leadership Scholarship
100% for tuition
4 available
Monash International Merit Scholarship
$10000 for tuition
21 - 50 available
Monash University Jubilee Honours Scholarship
$6000 for tuition
21 - 50 available
Team MONASH Talented Student Support Programme
Up to $1000 for living expenses
Limited quantity

Information

Course
Code
A2000(7)
University
Code
00008C
Upcoming
Intakes
Feb 2025
Jul 2025
Course
Website (External)
Pathway
Programmes
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University
Information
WHATSAPP
+65 9650 3225
HOTLINE
+65 6333 1300

Duration

3 years
Graduate
2028
About the course

Ranked top 50 in the world for social sciences and languages, and with 30+ study areas, our Bachelor of Arts degree offers maximum choice and flexibility. The unique Professional Futures program, and our internships and industry connections ensure you will graduate career ready.

What you will learn

About communications and media studiesWhether it’s in our relationships, professions or political and cultural engagement, our lives are increasingly played out in and through media. As the world becomes more connected, there’s an important need for people who can navigate the complexities of the dynamic media landscape.Why choose communications and media studies?Digital media are changing our world – let’s make it better. Some of the areas we explore are social media; youth media; communications ethics; policy and law; climate change communication; video games; media, race and gender; celebrity; and music industries.Our research has impacted change in a number of areas, including reform to live music regulation in Melbourne. We made significant contributions to a report on Australian attitudes toward online privacy, launched by the FederalPrivacy Commissioner.Our staff are champions of ‘ideas entrepreneurship’, committed to channeling innovative research through media to stimulate public debate and provide evidencefor policy reform. We have robust and growing partnerships with leaders and practitioners in media and communications industries that contribute to our guestlecture and internship programs.What will you study?Communications is about relationships and structures.Topics you’ll explore include:Effects of traditional and new communications technologies such as print, television, film, electronic and digital media, popular music, video gamesThe complex relationships between audiences,producers and policy-makersStructure of communications industriesRelations between media, culture and power.Career opportunitiesCommunications and media studies will enable you to pursuea career as a:Media plannerCommunications and media policy analystMultimedia specialistResearcher, broadcasting/film/videoClimate change communications strategistPublic relations officerSocial media managerTelevision/film/video producerWeb content managerCommunications coordinator in government, private or not-for-profit sectorMedia criticMedia consultant and much more.Global studyWith Monash’s impressive international links, you’ll have the opportunity to venture into new and challenging contexts where you can apply your expertise.Short term programs:Global correspondent – Varied locations.Exchange programs include:University of Wisconsin-Madison – USAMonash MalaysiaNational University of Singapore – SingaporeThe Chinese University of Hong Kong – Hong KongDanish School of Media and Journalism – DenmarkHU University of Applied Sciences – The NetherlandsUniversity of Leeds – England.Global Immersion Guarantee:As a Bachelor of Arts student, you’ll have access to the Monash Global Immersion Guarantee – an opportunity to spend two weeks studying in one of a variety of locations, with airfares and  accommodation covered as part of your degree.

A local representative of Monash University in Singapore is available online to assist you with enquiries about this course.