Study abroad

International study opportunities for Media, Film and Journalism students

There are a variety of short term and long term overseas study opportunities available to MFJ students.  

Monash has partnerships with over 120 international universities and each year students travel to places such as Austria, Chile, Denmark, France, Hungary, Israel, California, Latvia, Middle East, the UK and the USA.

There is significant funding and grants available to support your overseas study.


Explore a world of opportunity

Monash University is well known for its international presence. We have campuses in Malaysia and South Africa, as well as a teaching centre in Prato, Italy.

Monash Arts is committed to providing a wide variety of opportunities for students to study overseas as part of their degree.

Studying overseas is the ideal opportunity to experience different cultures, make new friends and explore the world whilst fast-tracking your degree.


Types of programs

Our programs fall into two broad categories, short and long term programs, based on the amount of time spent overseas.

Short Term Programs

Faculty Led Study Tours | Intensive Language Programs | Non Monash Programs

Long Term Programs

Arts Semester in Prato | Exchange | Non Monash Programs


ARTS SEMESTER IN PRATO 

Find out more about the Arts Semester in Prato here.

Unit we recommend for MFJ students is:

Global Creative Cities 

  • ATS3215 | Block 3 2018 | 6 points
  • All program and tuition fees paid to Monash

  • $500, $900 or $1500 Monash Abroad Travel Scholarship granted to all Semester in Prato students. Value is dependent on total number of credit points studied


SHORT TERM PROGRAMS

Find a full list of Arts Short Term Programs here.

Units we recommend for MFJ students are:

Global Correspondent – Italy

  • ATS3795 | Winter Program | 6 points
  • All program and tuition fees paid to Monash
  • $500 Monash Abroad Travel Scholarship granted to all students

Journalism and Engineers without Borders: International Journalism Professional Project – Cambodia

  • ATS3918 | Winter & Summer Program | 6 points
  • All program and tuition fees paid to Monash
  • $3300 New Colombo Plan Scholarships available
  • $500 Monash Abroad Travel Scholarship granted to all students

Journalism Futures: New York Field School – USA

  • APG5653 | Summer Program | 12 points
  • Postgraduate only
  • All program and tuition fees paid to Monash
  • $500 Monash Abroad Travel Scholarship granted to all students

Shanghai City Lab

  • APG5190 | Winter Program | 12 points
  • Postgraduate Only
  • All program and tuition fees paid to Monash
  • $500 Monash Abroad Travel Scholarship granted to all students


NON MONASH PROGRAMS

Units we recommend for MFJ students are:

Journalism Professional Practicum – Indonesia

  • Semester 1 & 2 | 24 credit points
  • Run by a consortium of Australian universities in the Indonesia’s education hot-spot, Yogyakarta.
  • All tuition and program fees paid to ACICIS
  • $3000 New Colombo Plan Scholarships available


SPOTLIGHT
: The ACICIS Journalism Professional Practicum (JPP)

The ACICIS Journalism Professional Practicum (JPP) is suitable for students of journalism, media and communication studies, cadet journalists, and early career professionals. The JPP runs for six weeks in Indonesia, including a two-week intensive Indonesian language study and industry-led seminars at Atma Jaya University, followed by a four-week supervised industry placement. The program runs from early January to mid-February each year. The JPP provides an opportunity for students of journalism, media and communication, to gain valuable experience working in the field of media in Indonesia.


EXCHANGE PROGRAMS

Find out more about exchange here.

Find a full list of partner universities here.

Universities we recommend for MFJ students are:


United Kingdom

University of Leeds

  • Leeds is ranked 6th in the UK for Communications and Media Studies in 2018
  • $500 Monash Abroad Travel Scholarship granted to all students
  • Semester 1 or 2: 18 – 24 points

University of Sheffield

  • Sheffield is ranked 4th in the UK for Communications and Media Studies in 2018
  • $500 Monash Abroad Travel Scholarship granted to all students
  • Semester 1 or 2: 18 – 24 points

University of Warwick

  • Warwick is ranked 7th in the UK for Communications and Media Studies in 2018
  • $2500 Monash Abroad Travel Scholarship for one semester. $3000 for two semesters.
  • Semester 1 or 2: 18 – 24 points

Europe

HU University of Applied Sciences – The Netherlands

  • The ‘European Culture & European Journalism’ is only offered in Monash Semester 1 exchanges (commencing January)
  • $1500 Monash Abroad Travel Scholarship granted to all students
  • Semester 1 or 2: 18 – 24 points

Danish School of Media and Journalism – Denmark

  • LIMITED (1 spot for the Copenhagen campus, 1 spot for the Aarhus campus)
  • $1500 Monash Abroad Travel Scholarship granted to all students
  • Semester 1 or 2: 18 – 24 points
  • Language of instruction: English and Danish
  • Minimum grade requirement: WAM 70 
  • Other: Please note the exchange programs at DMJX are taught at a specific campus. Please include in your exchange application which campus your desired exchange program will be held.

SPOTLIGHT: The Danish School of Media and Journalism

The Danish School of Media and Journalism (DMJX) is a training and knowledge centre for the media and communications sector with a focus on talent, lifelong learning and innovation.
The School has 2 campuses – one in Copenhagen, the capital of Denmark, and one in Aarhus, Denmark’s second largest city. They also have their own publishing house called Ajour – it’s Scandinavia’s largest publisher focusing on journalism and the media. Ajour publishes textbooks, debate books, collections, photo books, research results – and republishes classic books on journalism. Ajour also publishes a number of books on typography, layout and design.


Asia

Monash Malaysia – Malaysia

  • Program type: Intercampus exchange
  • Malaysia package available – valued up to $4000!
  • Semester 1 or 2: 18 – 24 points

National University of Singapore – Singapore

  • Ranked 12th in the world for Communication & Media Studies in 2017.
  • Singapore is ranked 6th best student city in the world (QS Best Student Cities 2016)
  • $1500 Monash Abroad Travel Scholarship granted to all students
  • Semester 1 or 2: 18 – 24 points

Nanyang Technological University – Singapore

  • Ranked 14th in the world for Communication & Media Studies in 2017
  • $900 Monash Abroad Travel Scholarship granted to all students
  • Semester 1 or 2: 18 – 24 points

The Chinese University of Hong Kong – Hong Kong

  • Ranked 20th in the world for Communication & Media Studies in 2017
  • $1500 Monash Abroad Travel Scholarship granted to all students
  • Semester 1 or 2: 18 – 24 points

Americas

University of Wisconsin-Madison

  • Ranked 5th in the world for Communication & Media Studies in 2017
  • $900 Monash Abroad Travel Scholarship available to all students
  • Semester 1 or 2: 18 – 24 points

University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

  • Ranked 30th in the world for Communication & Media Studies in 2017
  • $900 Monash Abroad Travel Scholarship granted to all students
  • Semester 1 or 2: 18 – 24 points


ELIGIBILITY

Who can apply?

To be eligible for Monash Arts study abroad/exchange you must:

  • be actively enrolled in a Monash degree
  • have completed at least 48 points of your Monash degree
  • have a credit average (60%) in your results so far

Some programs may have additional requirements for approval. Please check individual program pages.


FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE

Most students who participate in study abroad and exchange programs receive travel grants from the university. You may also be eligible for a range of other loans, scholarships and grants.

Find out more here.


CONTACT US

Interested in a short term program?

Register your details to be the first to know when information on your study abroad program opens for applications.

Contact our Arts Global Programs Coordinator (Short Term Programs) for Faculty Led Programs and Semester in Prato.

Arts-study-tours@monash.edu | 03 9905 8743


Interested in exchange?

Contact our Arts Global Programs Coordinator (Exchange and Non-Monash Programs) for Exchange, Intensive Language Programs, Non-Monash Programs.

Arts-exchange@monash.edu  | 03 9902 0296