Bachelor of Design and Bachelor of Media Communication (Double Degree)

Monash University

Course details

CRICOS course code: 094682B

Level of study: Undergraduate


Design and Media Communication unite in this unique, globally-relevant double degree that blends the visual language of design with the literary and narrative skills of professional communication.

The design and media communication sector is a flourishing global industry. This double degree provides you with a creative, next-generation skill set that will open multiple opportunities for you to work in, contribute to, and shape the future of contemporary communication.

This double degree allows you to develop specialist design skills in Communication, Industrial, Spatial or Collaborative Design, combined with Media Communication where you can choose between four specialisations in journalism, media, public relations or screen.

This degree fosters a new generation of thinkers, future-driven design and media communication professionals who will dare to create positive change across all endeavours and shape the future of contemporary design and communication.

In the design part of your studies you'll learn in a studio setting from Monash academics, practising designers and top researchers as you learn how to use design as a problem-solving tool in hands-on, practical studios.

In Media Communication you can choose between four specialisations: journalism, media, public relations or screen. You’ll learn from leading industry professionals developing your practical and work-ready skills and graduate ready to shape the future of contemporary art, media and communication.

There is no design folio or interview entrance requirement for this course. It's open to anyone who is curious and passionate to make a difference and you will learn the technical capabilities and strategic skills to be a successful designer.

Career options

Multimedia designer, web designer, UX designer, art director, interaction designer, advertising and brand, television and motion graphics designer, public relations professional, journalist, writer, industrial designer, interior designer, spatial designer, stage / set production designer, experience designer, social media manager, tv producer, content writer.

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  • Collaborative Design
  • Communication Design
  • Industrial Design
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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
35,500 Per Year 27 Feb 2023
24 Jul 2023
4 years
Full time
Caulfield campus
900 Dandenong Road
Melbourne Victoria 3145

Entry criteria

At the time of enrolment in a course at Monash University, you must be at least 17 years of age.

All Monash undergraduate courses require you to have successfully completed a minimum of an Australian Year 12 qualification (or equivalent) and achieve the required academic entry score.

You need to achieve the minimum scores shown for any of the English language tests below.

IELTS (Academic): 6.5 Overall score, with minimum band scores: Listening 6.0, Reading 6.0, Writing 6.0 and Speaking 6.0

Pearson Test of English (Academic): 58 Overall score, No PTE communicative skills score below 50

TOEFL Internet-based test: 79 Overall score, with minimum scores: Reading 13, Listening 12, Speaking 18 and Writing 21

Paper-based TOEFL 550 Test of written English: 4.5

Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) 176 No skill score below 169
Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE) 176 No skill score below 169


Monash University
Clayton Campus
Wellington Road
Melbourne Victoria 3800
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