Meeting the expectations of the changing media landscape

We teach our students to tell great stories in innovative and engaging ways, and to shape the future using creativity and imagination.

Our journalism team comprises distinguished scholars and leading industry practitioners who have real-world experience and accomplishment from across the globe. Our teachers are award-winning journalists, editors, visual communicators, digital media experts, television broadcast and radio reporters, and media executives with public service and commercial backgrounds. Passionate about journalism and communication, they are committed to excellence in teaching and developing students into sought-after professionals.

Professionalism, creativity, and scholarship underpin our course content, which equips students with multiplatform media, writing and research skills, as well as traditional journalistic attributes of fairness, accuracy, persistence, curiosity, and news sense.

Why Choose Journalism

You will learn the principles and practices of new digital media production giving you the skills required to undertake internships, fieldwork studies and independent project work.

The cross-platform manner in which you are taught reflects the reality of the modern newsroom-based or freelance journalist.

From 2017, we are offering a number of new minors to complement your journalism studies:

  • Public Relations
  • Film and TV
  • Writing
  • Sports Studies
  • Popular Music and Technology
  • Interaction Design
  • Economics
  • Political Science

 

Careers in Journalism

Journalism graduates work in Australia and overseas within a wide range of print and broadcast media organisations.

Career opportunities are found within:

 

  • Metropolitan, national and regional newspapers
  • Commercial radio and television stations
  • Web and multimedia publications
  • Specialty interest magazines and allied fields of publishing
  • Marketing, communication and public relations
  • National and overseas news organisations
  • Self-employment as freelance journalists and photojournalists

Undergraduate

Honours