Bachelor of Business and Commerce and Bachelor of Digital Media and Communication

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

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

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

Please note that for the Bachelor of Business and Commerce, you need to complete one major and six compulsory, common, core units.

Digital Media and Communication

The course develops through three themes, including fundamentals in communication and media studies, digital media and professional practice, that come together in three capstone units that emphasise the intertwining of communication with all aspects of human society.

  • Part A. Fundamentals in communication and media studies
    You will be introduced to the fundamentals of communication and media studies, considering a range of media forms and the production, distribution and consumption of global and local media. You will consider how new technologies require new literacies, and the impact of mediated communication on all areas of life.
  • Part B. Digital Media 
    You will be introduced to an in-depth study of the socioeconomic and sociocultural role and impact of the internet and digital media, as well as introduced to the fundamentals of digital media production and editing; website and social media design and website analytics, using industry-standard software.
  • Part C. Professional Practice
    These units are focused on workplace-relevant skills, and the internship unit will provide you with the opportunity to integrate this theory with practice, and to gain first-hand experience in a relevant workplace. AMU3744 professional practice unit is only available in the summer semester B with students undertaking specific orientation one week prior to commencement.

Course structure

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

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 Digital Media and Communication requires the following entry scores:

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 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 2020/2021.

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


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


In 2021, 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

For more details on the student pass application fee, please click  here.

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.


Applications for credit can include credit transfer for previous study or recognition of prior learning.

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More information

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