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Our Degrees are changing.

In 2014, Part I (first year) units will be introduced with Part II (second year and higher) units becoming available in subsequent years. Detailed information about Part II will be available here from mid-2014.

Find out more about our new degrees, or to get in touch and ask us what this means for you head to AskMurdoch. Continuing students can still access information for degrees commencing 2013 and prior in the Course Handbook.

Break the news with Journalism

Learn from our award‐winning lecturers what it takes to become a world‐class journalist.

Get hands‐on experience in print and broadcast news

This major will provide you with practical reporting, writing and producing skills in journalism. You will investigate the ethical, legal and cultural contexts of the media. You will graduate with the skills to excell in the the changing media landscape, from photo and video journalism, to behind‐the‐scenes knowledge of operating an online news website. The major also gives you the opportunity to work in an online newsroom.You will learn about the news media industry and the influence of journalism on society, media audiences and public opinion.

Turn your passion for communicating into an exciting and versatile career

As a Journalism graduate, you can follow a career in the media industry or as a freelance writer or producer. You will graduate with the skills to research and be an effective communicator, all of which are useful in many corporate and public sector settings.