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Master of Communications and Media Studies

Offered by: Monash University Malaysia
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Exam BodyMonash University, Australia
Course Duration1.5 years (FT), 3 years (PT)
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FeesRM50110/course
Fees (International Student)RM56175/course
FacultySchool of Arts and Social Sciences
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyMasters Degree Level
Field of StudyCommunication & Broadcasting
Mode of StudyTaught
Course Description

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

Students undertaking the program will learn contemporary skills necessary for the participation in and management of sophisticated communicative processes in regional, urban, national and international contexts. These include critical thinking, cultural sensitivity, advanced reading and communication skills (both written and verbal), and high-level analytical skills. More widely, the degree aims to develop skills in communications and media research. This methodological training will enable students to participate in relevant research-based study and equip them with an edge for today’s competitive workplaces.

Areas of study include:

  • communications theories and practices
  • communication research methods
  • contemporary issues in Asia
  • global digital media
  • celebrity, fashion and publicity.

 

Entry Requirements

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:

  • an Australian undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in a cognate discipline including humanities or social sciences with at least credit (60%) average, or qualification / experience or satisfactory substitute that the faculty considers to be equivalent; or
  • those with an Australian undergraduate honours degree (or equivalent) in a cognate discipline including humanities or social sciences with at least credit (60%) average, or qualification / experience or satisfactory substitute that the faculty considers to be equivalent can apply for an advanced entry point; or
  • any other equivalent qualifications recognised by Monash University and the Malaysian Government.
Intake Months

February 

All fees are in RM (Ringgit Malaysia) currency unless stated otherwise.


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