Bachelor of Business and Commerce and Bachelor of Communication and Media Studies

KPT/JPT (R2/340/6/0499) 10/21 - MQA/SWA0109

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

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

Communication and Media Studies

  • Media studies
  • Communication technologies and practices
  • Youth media
  • Media texts
  • Media audiences
  • Media, culture, power
  • Cultural and communication policy
  • Authorship and writing

Please note that for the Bachelor of Business and Commerce, you need to complete at least one or two majors and six compulsory, common, core units.


Course structure

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


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 Communication and Media Studies requires the following entry scores:


Year 2018

QualificationScore
Commencing Monash University Foundation Year (MUFY) in 2017/2018*60%
A Level, GCE 7
ATAR (International 2017) - Indicative score only70
Australian Year 12 ATAR 70
Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education 18
Indian School Certificate Examination 60%
All India Senior School Certificate 65%
SMA3, Indonesia8
Indonesia SMA3 8
International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma 25
STPM, Malaysia 8.33
UEC, Malaysia6
Program Matrikulasi (Matriculation Program), Malaysia 2
Ontario Secondary Grade Diploma  72.4%
Sri Lankan General Certificate of Education (Advanced Level) 9
High School Diploma, Vietnam 8
Foundation in Arts, Sunway College60%
Foundation in Science and Technology, Sunway College60%
Diploma of Higher Education Studies50%
Monash College Diploma Part 1 **70%**
Monash College Diploma Part 2 **50%**

*The undergraduate entry requirements published are for students who commence the MUFY program in 2017/2018.

**The Monash College Diploma Part 1 and Part 2 entry requirements published are for students commencing their undergraduate destination degree in 2019. 


Prerequisites

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


Fees


Tuition

In 2018, annual tuition fees for this course are:

  • RM36,000 for Malaysian students
  • RM39,600 for international students.


Once-only fees

Application - RM100
Registration - RM200


Per-semester fee

  • General amenities - RM100


Visa application fee for new international student

  • Indonesia - RM 3,360
  • Other countries - RM 2,380


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.


Credit

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


Related courses


More information

For more information about this double degree, contact us.