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What will I learn?

Do you want to become an industry-ready, practicing journalist? The extended 12 unit Journalism major builds on the principles and concepts taught in the Journalism Studies major to prepare you for work in the industry.

Through the Journalism major you will develop a broad interdisciplinary knowledge base in addition to skills in reporting, writing, editing, design and production of content for a range of media including radio, television, online, newspaper and magazines.

Our journalism lecturers bring extensive high-profile media experience and our alumni hold key roles throughout the media in Australia. The major includes the possibility of internships in print, television, radio and online newsrooms.

Career outcomes

You will have the skills required for a career in print, broadcast and online news organizations, public relations, politics and communications roles.

Other majors

Other majors for the Bachelor of Arts: Anthropology, Archaeology, Anthropology and Archaeology Extended, Contemporary International Studies Extended, Contemporary Media Studies, Creative and Critical Writing, English Literature, English Literature Extended, History, History Extended, Indigenous Studies, International Relations, Journalism Studies, Legal Studies, Public Relations Studies and Social Justice Studies.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts

CRICOS

009258A

Study options

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
A$27,440.00 (US$ 17,929) per year

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

Start date

Expected July 2023

Venue

UniSQ Springfield Campus

37 Sinnathamby Boulevard,

SPRINGFIELD CENTRAL,

Queensland,

4300, BRISBANE, Australia

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
A$27,440.00 (US$ 17,929) per year

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

Start date

Expected July 2023

Venue

University of Southern Queensland (UniSQ)

Toowoomba Campus,

487-535 West Street,

TOOWOOMBA,

Queensland,

4350, TOOWOOMBA, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students must have completed High School Diploma + SAT. SAT Composite Score 125. Applications are based on comparisons with Australian Year 12 level examinations. English Language Requirements: IELTS (Academic only) score of 6.0 (or better) (no component lower than 5.5); TOEFL (paper based) score of 550 (or better) (with a minimum Test of Written English Score of TWE 4.5); TOEFL (electronic or computer based) score of 213 (or better) (with essay rating of at least 4.5); TOEFL (internet based) score of 80 (or better) (with 19 minimum in all bands); Pearson (PTE Academic) score of 50 (or better) (with no communicative score less than 50); Cambridge English: First (FCE)/ B2 First with a score of 169 or above. No less than 162 in each skill.

For international students

Applicant must have Australian year 12 level or equivalent.

Students from different country must have qualifications equivalent to Australia.

English language requirements

IELTS (Academic only) - 6.0 (or better) (no component lower than 5.5); TOEFL (paper based) - 550 (or better) (with a minimum Test of Written English Score of TWE 4.5); TOEFL (electronic or computer based) - 213 (or better) (with essay rating of at least 4.5); TOEFL (internet based) - 80 (or better) (with 19 minimum in all bands); Pearson (PTE Academic) - 50 (or better) (with no communicative score less than 50); Cambridge English Scale Scores for FCE, CAE and CPE3 - Cambridge English: First (FCE) with a score of 169 or above. No less than 162 in each skill.

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

Pathways options

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About University of Southern Queensland (UniSQ)

The University of Southern Queensland is a leader in tertiary education, with an impressive track record of impactful research of global significance.

  • One of Australia’s six ‘Trailblazer’ universities
  • Highest starting salary for graduates in Australia
  • Strong global partnerships and industry connections
  • Flexible and convenient modes of study

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