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Monash University

Bachelor of Communication (Honours)

Course code: 3751 ~ Course abbreviation: BComn(Hons) ~ Total credit points required: 48 ~ 1 year full-time, 2 years part-time ~ Managing faculty: Arts

Study mode and course location

On-campus (Sunway)

Course description

The honours program in arts offers arts students who have completed the normal requirements of the Bachelor of Communication pass degree an opportunity for more specialised, advanced work in communication studies. Honours is a prestigious program comprising a fourth year of coursework and research within which students choose a topic and undertake research working with a carefully selected supervisor who provides individual guidance and academic counselling.

Course objectives

Upon successful completion of the honours program, students will have extended their undergraduate knowledge in communications and built upon their skills in the areas of research, analysis, writing and other forms of communication.

Course structure

Course requirements

Students must complete the following core units:

  • COM400H (A) Dissertation part 1 (12 points)
  • COM400H (B) Dissertation part 2 (12 points)
  • COM4010 (H) Research issues and methodology (12 points)
  • COM4020 (H) Industry practice applied (12 points)

Prospective students should speak with the course coordinator. It is possible, with the permission of the faculty, to undertake honours studies on a part-time basis.

Contact details

Course coordinator

Dr Yeoh Seng Guan, email

Course manager

Kevin Tan, email