Bachelor of Communication (BCommun) in Journalism

General

Program Description

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This course could make you eligible for a professional placement at a commercial TV newsroom or in an online newsroom. You’ll learn the skills you need in today’s evolving media landscape, from practical reporting and writing, through to using social media and video journalism, and learning how to build and manage your own website.

You will learn how to use Photoshop, Premiere, and Audition, as well as drones to capture stories from a completely different angle. You will investigate the ethical, legal and cultural contexts of the media, analyze the influence journalism has on society as well as the rapidly changing world of news delivery.

With the help of our industry-experienced lecturers, you’ll conduct interviews, take photos and videos, and create multimedia content. In your final unit, your stories will be written and uploaded to our news website, as you work in an online newsroom and find out how the industry really works.

Tuition Fee:

AED 172,200 (VAT Inclusive)

Duration:

3 Years with the option to fast-track (6 Trimesters)

Qualification:

Bachelor of Communication

Recommended double major

  • Strategic Communication

Professional recognition

Journalism graduates working in the industry will be eligible for membership of the Media Entertainment and Arts Alliance (MEAA).

Career opportunities

  • Journalist or Freelance Writer
  • TV News Reporter / Producer
  • Radio Journalist / Presenter
  • Media Liaison Officer
  • Documentary Producer
Last updated Jan 2020

About the School

Murdoch University Dubai is a core branch of Murdoch University, which is based in Perth, Western Australia. Our vibrant campus in Dubai caters to the area's growing demand for skilled professionals a ... Read More

Murdoch University Dubai is a core branch of Murdoch University, which is based in Perth, Western Australia. Our vibrant campus in Dubai caters to the area's growing demand for skilled professionals across a range of industries. All courses follow the same academic requirements as the courses offered in Australia, taught by highly qualified international lecturers. The degrees awarded are issued from Australia and are exactly the same as the ones conferred on campus in Australia. Read less