Design and Media Communication - F2009

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.

This course leads to two separate degrees. Depending upon your specialisation, you will be awarded one of:

  • Bachelor of Communication Design,
  • Bachelor of Industrial Design,
  • Bachelor of Spatial Design, or
  • Bachelor of Collaborative Design


  • Bachelor of Media 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.

Professional recognition

All our design degrees are recognised by the Design Institute of Australia (DIA).

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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At a glance

Course Details

  • On-campus at Caulfield: Full time
  • 4 years (full time)
Start date
First Semester (February), Second Semester (July)
Course Handbook

Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements (International students)

You need to satisfy all of the following requirements to be considered for entry into this course.

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

View all minimum age requirements.

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. Most Monash faculties generally use your most recent studies for admission however other guidelines may apply where your prior qualification may be considered.

Entry requirements for each qualification level are as follows: