This coursework and media degree addresses the needs of people working, or aspiring to work, in the communications and media industry. It looks at the history, development and reception of traditional and new media around the world and the changes in content delivery, policy and technology that have taken place in recent years.
The program’s curriculum is both theoretically and practically grounded.
Students complete either four or five units by coursework and also undertake a minor or major research project.
Areas of study
Areas of study include:
- communications theories and practices
- communication research methods
- contemporary issues in Asia
- global digital media
- celebrity, fashion and publicity.
To enter Monash University, students must satisfy particular academic, English language and age requirements.
To apply for the Master of Communications and Media Studies, you must have completed at least one of the following:
- a bachelor’s degree with at least a credit average in the final year, or
- a bachelor’s pass degree with demonstrable professional experience (minimum of two years) at management level in a relevant area (these applicants will need to supply a CV, a 1000-word statement and the names of two professional referees), or
- a graduate diploma with credit (or above) average. Those with an honours degree or a graduate diploma in a relevant area can apply for an advanced entry point.
The Master of Communications and Media Studies degree can be undertaken over 18 months of full-time or 36 months of part-time study.
In 2015, annual tuition fees for this course are:
- RM47,700 for Malaysian students
- RM52,470 for international students.
- Application - RM100
- Registration - RM200
- General amenities - RM100
- New student visa application fee - RM1860
Intake periods There is one intake period in February each year for the Master of Communications and Media Studies at Monash University Malaysia.
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