Communication Design - F3702

Communication Design

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.

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Course Details

Location(s): On-campus at Caulfield: Full time
Duration: 1 year (full time)
Start date: First Semester (February)
Qualification: Bachelor of Communication Design (Honours)
2016 course requirements

Entry Requirements

You need to satisfy the following entrance requirements to be considered for entry to this course.

Alternative entry pathways

Multiple pathways to this course

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Commonwealth supported place (CSP)

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Fee assistance

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.

Other fees

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.