Bachelor degree (honours) - 1 year
The Monash Honours degree provides students with the opportunity to intensively study an area of communication design of their own choice. Students gain an understanding of research concepts, strategies and methods and the skills to apply them in this field of design.Whether you want to get ahead in your career faster, or improve your knowledge, a Monash Honours degree can give you a distinct advantage.
This is a prestigious program in the discipline, practice and research of communication design for high achieving students who have completed a relevant undergraduate degree. You will undertake coursework, research and practical training and carry out an independent studio project in your selected area of specialisation, working closely with a supervisor who will provide you with individual guidance and academic counselling. The course offers a pathway to higher level research in communication design. Satisfactory completion of this course may provide credit toward a Monash Masters by coursework degree and will provide the preparation necessary to undertake a Masters by research degree or a Doctorate (PhD) degree.
At a glance
|Location(s):||On-campus at Caulfield: Full time|
|Duration:||1 year (full time)|
|Start date:||First Semester (February)|
|Qualification:||Bachelor of Communication Design (Honours)|
You need to satisfy the following entrance requirements to be considered for entry to this course.
Successful completion of an Australian undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in an art and design field with at least a distinction average (70 percent) in 24 points of level three units in the intended honours discipline.
Alternative qualifications and prerequisites
For other domestic and international qualification entry requirements and scores for this course use the study credit and admissions eligibility search.
Applicants must also meet the English language requirements.
University entrance requirements
Minimum entrance requirements for admission to Monash University Australia.
Extra requirements for domestic applicants:
Applicants must attend an interview with a folio of their work and submit a detailed proposal outlining the aims, objectives and method of presentation of final submission.
Extra requirements for international applicants:
Applicants must submit a folio of their work for assessment and a detailed proposal outlining the aims, objectives and method of presentation of final submission.
What should you include in your folio?
- Proposal for Honours degree of the Bachelor of ---
- Monash University Art Design & Architecture
- Your full name and academic qualifications
- The proposed title and research topic outline
- The date
Alternative entry pathways
Multiple pathways to this course
There are many ways to gain entry to a course at Monash. If you don't meet our entry requirements, there are pathways to help. More about alternative pathways...
Additionally, we recognise that some applicants may have experienced difficulties that have disadvantaged them when applying for university. We offer a range of special admissions schemes that may help you gain entry to your chosen course, including pathways for Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander students. .More about special admissions schemes...
Making the application
First Semester (February)
For applications Direct to Monash
Apply directly to Monash with this course code: F3702
You may apply to transfer from another Monash course. Transfers are a competitive process. You may apply mid-year for available courses however consideration will be given as to whether you will be able to follow your course progression.
Please note that if you apply for a course transfer, you should still enrol in your current course as if you were continuing so as not to jeopardise your enrolment in the Faculty if your transfer application is unsuccessful. More about Course Transfer...
Fees are subject to change annually.
Commonwealth supported place (CSP)
The average annual student contribution amount is:
Note: see information on how average fee is calculated.
As a Commonwealth supported student, you may be able to either:
- pay all of your student contribution up front and receive a 10% discount, or
- defer payment through the HECS HELP loan scheme.
We offer over 200 types of scholarships, valued at up to $70,000. Some scholarships offer one-off payments while others continue for the length of your course. Learn more about Monash Scholarships.
The Student Services and Amenities Fee applies to some students each calendar year.
This course consists of a combination of coursework and research. In the coursework component you will develop advanced theoretical and/or technical knowledge of Communication Design and appropriate research methodologies. In the research component you will plan and execute a major project under the individual guidance of an academic supervisor.