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Become a journalist of the future. The Master of Journalism degree, designed by leading academics and practitioners in news media, builds the skills you need to redefine your profession. Gain a theoretical and practical grounding in issues such as civics, governance, citizenship, the impact of new technologies, social media and new practices, including data journalism. Investigate key concepts that frame recent developments in fields such as media law, management theory, globalisation, health policy, and climate change.
This program bridges study and securing a career in the contemporary media industry. If you’re a journalist or media practitioner looking to update your skills, undertake research or work on a major journalism project under advanced industry standard supervision, while gaining a globally recognised qualification.
|Dilemmas in Journalism: Law and EthicsCOMPULSORY||12.5|
|New Media: Businesses Forms DistributionCOMPULSORY||12.5|
|Newsroom-Applied Professional PracticeCOMPULSORY||12.5|
|Human Rights in Southeast AsiaELECTIVE||12.5|
|Islam and PoliticsELECTIVE||12.5|
|Journalism Thesis Part 1CORE||18.75|
|Researching Audiences and ReceptionELECTIVE||12.5|
|Journalism Thesis Part 2CORE||18.75|
|Global Crisis ReportingELECTIVE||12.5|
In order to be considered for entry to the 200 point program, applicants must have completed:
- an undergraduate degree with a weighted average mark of at least H2B (70%) average, or equivalent
Meeting this requirement does not guarantee selection.
In ranking applications, the Selection Committee will consider:
- prior academic performance; and
- relevance of previous studies
You must meet the English language requirements of the university to be eligible for a place. You can satisfy the English language requirements in a number of ways, depending on your circumstances.
- IELTS 7.0 overall, with written 7.0 and no band less than 6.0
- TOEFL IBT 94 + Writing 27;Speaking 18;Reading 13;Listening 13, PBT 600 +TWE 5.0
- The Faculty of Arts 110 Scholarship