Master of Journalism
Journalism, Communication and Media Studies
Total student fees
over 1.5 Years - details
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About the course
What can I expect out of this qualification?
Graduates will be able to gather and write journalism of significance and substance, and be able to critically reflect on that journalism, informed by the appropriate academic literature. They will be competent independent researchers who have demonstrated the ability to critically analyse and evaluate evidence and ideas, interrogate assumptions and practices, and employ appropriate research methodologies, within the context of journalism as a practice discipline, to recognised international standards. Graduates will obtain positions in the journalism industry or, if they already work in the industry, significantly enhance their career prospects.
Key Information for Students
A Bachelors degree, with a minimum B average in the 300-level majoring courses, or equivalent; and an interview. Selection process applies.
See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.
(what you pay)
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.
National Graduate Outcomes
Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:
|Earnings range||$27,058 - $57,578|
|In further study||23%|
|On a benefit||N/A|
All KIS information is the most recent data available and relates to domestic students only.
Examples of related scholarships
Grant in Aid and Elizabeth A Cooper Award for Students with Disabilities
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Main Campus Office
State Highway 57
Albany Expressway (SH17)
Where does this information come from?
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