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Monash University

Bachelor of Communication (Honours)

Course code: 3775 ~ 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 (Berwick, Caulfield, Clayton)

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

Students must complete 48 points, including a dissertation, as well as additional coursework units chosen from communications and media studies.

Course requirements

Students should contact the Communications honours coordinator in the School of English, Communications and Performance Studies for details of discipline-specific requirements. For full information on the units required, refer to the `Areas of study' section on the Arts faculty website at

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