A degree for today’s media world
This is the first degree of its kind in Australia, offering an unparalleled mix of practice-based learning, theory and portfolio development. You’ll learn to focus on new ways of doing things, to challenge convention, and devise solutions that will take us into the next century.
Building on a selection of core units unique to this degree, you have the flexibility to then tailor the course to your interests by choosing your specialisation, and 8 free electives. In your third year, you can choose to either undertake an internship, or take on a major project in your area of interest.
JOEL SMITH – SOCIAL MEDIA MANAGER, TENNIS AUSTRALIA
Joel studied journalism (major in marketing, minor in PR). He describes his position at Tennis Australia as right in the middle of his studies and that, 'the media landscape is rapidly changing and I guess I’m changing with it.'
SARAH ABO – BROADCAST JOURNALIST, SBS
Since Sarah's media and journalism studies at Monash, she has had a career including covering the US Presidential Election, Brazil World Cup and with the Australian Defence Force in Afghanistan ... she now reports for SBS World News.
There are four specialisations to choose from. If you’re not sure which to pursue, you can start with two specialisations in first year, and make a decision in second year.
Final year internship or professional project
In your final year you'll have the opportunity to bring together your in-depth knowledge and skills with either an internship or professional project.
The Monash Media Lab
Graduate with a portfolio that will make you stand out. Core to this degree is developing your practical experience by building a portfolio of real work throughout your course.
Using the world-leading Monash Media Lab facilities you’ll be completely immersed in technical camera skills, lighting techniques, scripting, video editing, colour grading and more. From a documentary or short film, to a radio program or digital marketing campaign, you'll have a rich portfolio by the end of your degree for potential employers.
OPEN-PLAN NEWSROOM AND 24 HOUR ACCESS TO STUDENT WORKSPACES
PRODUCTION CONTROL ROOM AND ONLINE EDITING
RADIO AND SOUND PRODUCTION STUDIOS
BROADCAST TV/VIDEO PRODUCTION STUDIO
As Australia’s largest university, we offer you incredible global opportunities with our partners in China, Italy, the UK and beyond.
With partnerships with over 100 universities worldwide, a Centre in Prato, Italy, and a campus in Malaysia, you're spoilt for choice. Whether you want to go for two weeks or two semesters, there’s a program to suit your interests and needs.
Available double degrees with our Bachelor of Media Communication:
- Bachelor of Media Communication / Business
- Bachelor of Media Communication / Design