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What will I learn?

The Bachelor of Journalism is driven by a digital-first ethos and grounded in core journalistic traditions and values of truth, fairness and accuracy. This approach empowers students to harness and exploit established and emerging technologies to create career opportunities and new pathways. Students learn to conceptualise and create original and compelling content across platforms and are encouraged to use digital storytelling to engage with social issues and advocate for change. Throughout their degree, students build a substantial portfolio of practical work aligned with industry standards, in the process defining themselves as specialised professionals via a choice of real-world majors and minors. Students have access to world-class facilities and opportunities to report for local, national and international media outlets. We offer journalism and digital media internships in Australia and abroad, including New York, Washington, Beijing and London.

Major

Major option - Choose one (1) of the following Majors (6) and two (2) General Electives

  • Advertising
  • Australian Studies
  • Business Context & Environment
  • Chinese Language and Culture
  • Communication
  • Corporate Storytelling
  • Creative Writing
  • Criminology
  • Digital Media
  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  • Film and Television
  • French Language and Culture
  • Global Studies
  • Japanese Language and Culture
  • Legal, Government and Crime Studies
  • Marketing Communication
  • Marketing
  • Media Studies
  • Philosophy
  • Psychology
  • Public Relations
  • Social Media
  • Spanish Language and Culture
  • Sport Industry

Professional outcomes:

This degree equips graduates with the ability to produce and edit content for a range of traditional and multimedia platforms, including newspapers, radio, television, web, mobile and social media. Students pursuing other vocations where journalistic skills are required will also find this program beneficial. Graduates could expect to find employment in a wide range of fields: as broadcast journalists or hosts, television or radio producers, print journalists or editors, magazine feature writers or editors, web journalists or editors, photographers and photojournalists, professional writers, bloggers, podcasters, social media and engagement managers, new curators, fact-checkers, multi-media designers, data journalists, vloggers and more.

Mode

On Campus and Remote

Due to current travel restrictions, this program will temporarily be delivered using a mixture of on-campus, remote and multi-modal classes to support and engage all students, from all parts of the world.

The September semester for this program will be delivered in a multi-modal format, with classes designed to support and engage all learners. Whether they’re on campus or abroad, all students will be able to access Bond’s exceptional and personalised learning experience through dynamic and interactive lectures, tutorials, seminars, workshops and lab sessions.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Society and Design

CRICOS

063077B

Study options

Full Time (2 years)

Tuition fees
A$63,120.00 (34,19,285) per year
Students commencing study in 2021: AUD $126,240

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

16 May 2022

Venue

Bond University

14 University Drive (Off Cottesloe Drive),

ROBINA,

Queensland,

4226, GOLD COAST, Australia

Entry requirements

For international students

Entry requirements vary from country to country. Students are required to complete international academic qualification equivalent to Australia.

Applicants must have IELTS score Overall 6.5 with minimum 6.5 in Writing and 6.0 in Reading, Listening and Speaking; TOEFL iBT - 85 with a minimum of 24 in Writing; Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE) - 58 with a Communicative Skills score in writing 58 or above; Cambridge English Advanced (CAE) - 176 with minimum 176 in Writing and 169 in Reading, Listening and Speaking.

Please refer to the relevant English language requirements on the Bond University webpage.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

Pathways options

Offered by this university

Bond University offers below pathways courses for this subject
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About Bond University

Bond rates five stars in teaching, employability, internationalisation, facilities, social responsibility, and inclusiveness (2019 QS Star Ratings).

  • Located on the Gold Coast, Australia
  • Welcomes international students from 90+ countries
  • Lowest student-teacher ratio in Australia
  • Number one for student experience in Australia