This course entry applies to students commencing this course in 2013 and should be read in conjunction with information provided in the 'Faculty information' section of this Handbook by the Faculty of Arts
|Total credit points required||144|
|Standard duration of study (years)||3 years FT, 6 years PT|
|Study mode and location||On-campus (Berwick)|
|Admission, fee and application details||http://www.monash.edu/study/coursefinder/course/1275|
This degree equips students with professional communication skills and knowledge relevant to a range of communication and media professions. Students are given the flexibility to undertake specialist training in the fields of communications, journalism and/or public relations. The interdisciplinary program is structured to produce graduates who will be knowledgeable about communications and who can apply that knowledge in a range of vocations. Graduates in this field can expect to be employed across a range of related areas in today's convergent media environment, including media relations, journalism, public relations, and professional writing.
These course outcomes are aligned with the Australian Qualifications Framework level 7, the Bologna Cycle 1 and Monash Graduate Attributes. For more information refer to http://opvclt.monash.edu.au/curriculum-by-design/aligning-course-outcomes-with-aqf-bologna.html.
Upon successful completion of this course it is expected that graduates will be able to:
This course consists of a compulsory professional communications discipline major and minor, with additional studies chosen from a variety of disciplines.
For the specific requirements of arts majors and minors and information on other arts units refer to the 'Areas of study' section in this Handbook at http://www.monash.edu.au/pubs/2013handbooks/aos/index-byfaculty-arts.html.
Students must complete the following:
(a.) a major in one of communications, public relations or journalism (48 points):
(b.) a minor in one of the remaining professional communications disciplines not taken as the major (24 points)
(c.) a first-year arts sequence in a third area of study (12 points)
(d.) a further two arts units (12 points)
(e.) elective units to the value of 144 points
By combining some of the core arts requirements, students can complete a double major in two different arts disciplines. For more details on this option, contact the Faculty of Arts.
Students must complete a minimum of 36 points at a third-year level (across the duration of the degree).
No more than 10 units (60 points) are to be completed at a first-year level.
Bachelor of Professional Communication