Monash University - Bachelor of Media Communication
The rise of digital technology - such as social media, mobile phones and virtual reality - are changing the way we live. Today's generation consumes data and interacts like never before, leading to a completely new communication environment.
Starting in 2018, the Bachelor of Media Communication (BMC) by Monash University is the first degree of its kind in Australia, offering an unparalleled mix of practice-based learning, theory and portfolio development. Students will gain practical experience through their extensive network of industry partners offering internships and project opportunities.
The 3-year degree has specialisations focusing on Journalism, Media, Screen and Digital Humanities. Benefits of doing the BMC include hte opportunity to study in the new Monash Media Lab at Caulfield, complete an internship with industry leaders and study abroad at partner institution or on intercampus exchange.
The emphasis is on developing the students' practical experience and work-ready skills - the student will build a portfolio of real work throughout their course. This could be projects like a documentary, a short film, or a digital marketing campaign, depending on the student interest area. The result is tangible pieces of work the student can take out and show to prospective employers.