The School of Arts and Social Sciences at Monash University Malaysia offers you an exciting range of undergraduate study options. You will become part of a dynamic, intelligent, and diverse student body, and benefit from the school’s innovative approaches to teaching and research. The faculty helps its students develop into creative, lifelong learners, and gives you access to international opportunities, from study trips to exchange programs and other longer-term study abroad options. The school also invests in providing you with workplace-integrated learning that will be valuable to your future career through work placements and internships and the opportunities to work on industry-initiated projects, engage in a semester-long real-world simulation exercise, and other forms of engagement with industry experts.
As a new student, you have the option of enrolling in a variety of undergraduate degrees such as the Bachelor of Arts and Social Sciences and the Bachelor of Communication and Media Studies, or the Diploma of Higher Education Studies. You will be exposed to a wide range of interesting modules, and can choose to major in up to two of the following fields: Communication; Global Studies; Gender Studies; and Film, Television, and Screen Studies. You will also have the option of pursuing a minor in Writing. The School’s undergraduate degree courses follow a tripartite curriculum structure, with a core academic component supported by a compulsory workplace-integrated learning component and an elective immersion component that includes short-term mobility either within Malaysia or abroad. This structure has been designed to provide you with a comprehensive and holistic education that combines academic study with training that helps you to apply your academic knowledge to the workplace as well as learn how to operate in new and unfamiliar cultural contexts.
Graduates of these programs will be highly-skilled, and well-equipped to embark on interesting, fulfilling careers in a diverse, international range of industries. Alumni have gone on to work with prominent international and non-governmental organisations, in marketing, communications and public relations, in government, and within the media and creative industries.