Journalism is the professional discipline that involves investigating and reporting events to the public or targeted audience through different forms of media. A Bachelor of Journalism integrates writing and media with ethics and law.
A Bachelor of Journalism allows specialization in areas such as multimedia, broadcast journalism, photojournalism, and print, which can include magazine, newspaper and editing. Coursework for a Bachelor of Journalism will include focus on such topics as history of journalism, media theory, social impact, visual communications, web design, broadcast news, and investigative journalism, to name a few. Graduates with a Bachelor of Journalism will be prepared for entry-level positions in media, advertising, writing, editing, or photography.
If journalism is your passion, then a Bachelor of Journalism may be the degree waiting for you. Take a look through the options below and find the education that is the perfect fit for you!
With our diversity of classes, you will have great opportunities in a variety of communications fields. A few careers to consider: photojournalist, producer, reporter, public relations specialist, event planner, disk jockey [+]
The convergence journalism is one of the four major concentration areas in the media major. [+]
Contemporary journalism encompasses many formats and genres in print, broadcast and online media, offering many career options. [+]
Journalism and Mass Communications is the practice of investigation and reporting of events, issues, and trends to a broad audience. [+]
This program's combination of theory and practice is highly respected by the news media industry and by journalism academics around the country... [+]
Journalism Bachelors. Bachelor of Communication (Journalism)
RMIT delivers one of Australia's most highly regarded university journalism qualifications and is the first choice journalism program in Victoria. This program's combination of theory and practice is highly respected by the news media industry and by journalism academics around the country. Our graduates continue to gain work opportunities despite the increasingly competitive employment environment.As part of your studies, you'll take part in live radio bulletins for community radio as well as a news and current affairs program for community television. You will also work on ‘City Journal’, a print and online newspaper produced by journalism students.On campus, your studies will be conducted in purpose-built, world class facilities led by industry experts and journalism academics with strong local and international experience, which will prove invaluable when looking for internship placements.You will graduate with a substantial portfolio of work relevant to the various and constantly-evolving platforms of contemporary journalism.... [-]
Sports journalists need a specific set of skills that equip them to deliver accurate, rapid and well-informed assessments of sports news and events. [+]
Sports journalists need a specific set of skills that equip them to deliver accurate, rapid and well-informed assessments of sports news and events. This career-oriented course aims to equip you with the skills you'll need for a career across various platforms in the complex field of sport media. The curriculum covers sport management, sport reporting, and sport media production. It provides thorough coverage of the media's role and operation, and extensive research, writing, communication and production work.INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS Bachelor of Journalism (Sport) (073292A)
Annual Tuition Fee (A$):22 750English Language Requirements ... [-]
The social function of the media remains the same whether offline or online. Journalism is about information, education, and forming public opinion. But changes in the media world have also changed the profession of the journalist. [+]
Today journalists are increasingly becoming media makers in a multi-dimensional media world. Thus the traditional tools of the journalist’s trade are no longer sufficient. Real quality journalism now has tougher prerequisites and is becoming more and more challenging – be it tabloid press or political reporting.The Journalism programme offers you a modern and broad-based university course in journalism with a range of different areas of qualification in the two fields of arts journalism and sports journalism. At the MHMK School of Journalism we deliberately emphasize quality journalism and prepare you theoretically and practically for journalistic and editorial work in all the media: TV and radio newsrooms as well as print, online and cross-media settings. Further fields of journalistic activity are offered by production companies, journalist agencies, press agencies, the area of corporate communications, or freelance work. Often excellent professional opportunities arise in the context of your internship.The university is not just one of many places for learning. Practical exercises, intensive exchanges of ideas with real industry professionals and authentic teaching projects are as important to us as the teaching of theoretical principles. That’s what students really appreciate about MHMK.... [-]
Students at the Television Production program acquire the complex skills and comprehensive knowledge necessary to produce television programmes in various formats. The courses also offer a solid grounding in editing, reporting, anchoring and broadcasting. [+]
Students at the Television Production program acquire the complex skills and comprehensive knowledge necessary to produce television programmes in various formats. The courses also offer a solid grounding in editing, reporting, anchoring and broadcasting.
Students study the basics of electronic cutting, learn the operating skills needed in TV studios and outside broadcast vehicles in addition to the use of mobile electronic solutions and applications.
Among many other tasks, our graduates are able to manage full news programmes and multi-venue live broadcasts. The aim is to train professionals competent in each stage of programme production who have a central role both as experts and as authentic persons on the screen. The customized learning and teaching approach enhance the improvement of those skills that best support individual talent. The program is designed for individuals who are interested in the world of television, who are creative in their thinking and selection of news stories and topics. They have critical insight, good communication skills and they are able to work alone or connect to and cooperate with teams. ... [-]
Join Australia’s only undergraduate degree in writing and publishing - if you’re aiming for a career in the creative industries, or simply love to write and want to publish your work, NMIT’s Bachelor of Writing and Publishing is for you. This unique course is Australia’s only undergraduate degree dedicated solely and equally to writing and publishing. [+]
Learn the art and science of journalism in our advanced newsrooms and studios. As a Murdoch Journalism student you’ll combine hands-on practical experience in reporting and writing for both print and [+]
Bachelor of Communication in Journalism (BCommun)
Learn the art and science of journalism in our advanced newsrooms and studios. As a Murdoch Journalism student you’ll combine hands-on practical experience in reporting and writing for both print and broadcast journalism. You’ll learn about the world of contemporary global media and study media technologies, communication policy, media audiences and public opinion. Combined with a second major in a related area such as Screen Production you’ll be able to turn your passion into an exciting career that can take you right round the world.
What can I do with my Journalism degree?
The field of Journalism offers a wide range of career options. In the world of print you might decide to work as a Journalist, Columnist, Writer, or Editor. You might pursue a career in television either behind the scenes or on camera. Government Departments and private corporations employ Media Liaison Officers to assist them with their public relations. During your degree you may discover a secret talent for Communication & Media Studies announcing or program production or you might find your niche as a copy writer for an advertising company.... [-]