Embark on a career as a storyteller in the digital age with practical writing, reporting and producing skills developed within our online newsroom.
- Part or full-time
(Student visa holders must study full-time)
- Part or full-time
- 3 years full-time or part-time equivalent
In our Journalism course, you’ll develop the skills you need to thrive in the digital era of news. Learn everything you need to know to work within a professional news organisation, gathering information and producing multi‐media editorial content in text, audio and video digital formats.
You’ll learn about the history, theory and principles of journalism and its power and influence in society.
You will investigate the ethical, legal and cultural contexts of the news media and the associated responsibilities of journalists in cultural and political contexts.
When you graduate you can follow a career in the media industry or as a freelance writer or producer. You will have the skills to research and communicate effectively, which are useful in many corporate and public sector settings.
For further admission information about this course, please download our Information Pack.
- Perth campus or external
- Mid-year start available (Domestic students)
- Mid-year start available (International students)
- School of Arts
- Bachelor of Communication (BCommun) in Journalism
Each course has a number of credit points that must be completed for you to graduate. Find out what’s required to meet the credit points for this course.
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Fees & Scholarships for Domestic StudentsInternational Students
At Murdoch, you pay for the individual units you enrol in, not an overall course fee. The total cost of your course will therefore vary depending on what units you choose. Use our online Course Fee Calculator to estimate the amount you will need to pay.
We understand you may need help financially whilst studying for your qualification. We therefore offer eligible students a wide range of scholarships, prizes and awards across a variety of categories. Find out what scholarships Murdoch has on offer, and whether you’re eligible to apply.
How to apply as a Domestic StudentInternational Student
Apply now to be eligible for a place at Murdoch University. To start studying in Semester 1, you can apply directly to Murdoch using our easy-to-use online application system. Applications close at the start of semester on 27 February.
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