Bachelor of Communication and Media (Journalism)
- CRICOS: 093872D
- Semester 1 (February)
- Semester 2 (July)
- Semester 3 (November)
- 24 units
- 3 year/s or part-time equivalent
Interview, investigate, and inform the world
Join the ranks of journalism professionals with our Bachelor of Communication and Media (Journalism). Journalism classes at USQ encourage practical learning that will prepare you for a diverse range of career options in this dynamic and exciting field.
Interview people, report the news, write feature stories, create and edit news packages, and design and produce packages for radio, television, online, and print. Learn from lecturers with years of industry experience as journalists.
Our strong industry partnerships will help you access news organisations for real opportunities to apply your knowledge. Third-year students undertake work placements as part of their studies.
|Courses to be studied||Units|
|plus 1 x 8-unit Journalism major||8|
plus 1 x second 8-unit major from Bachelor of Communication and Media*
*The second 8-unit major or minors can be selected from the Bachelor of Communication and Media or from another USQ undergraduate program such as, Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Business and Commerce, Bachelor of Information Technology, or Bachelor of Science.
How much will it cost?
Approximate annual costs1 for international students' first year of study (8 units) in this program:
Scholarships and financial assistance
You may be able to apply for scholarships to help with your study costs.
To study this degree we assume you have sound knowledge in:
We assume that your knowledge is equivalent to four semesters at high school level (Years 11 and 12) with sound achievement (4, SA). Find your country's level of qualification and minimum entry requirements for this program.
English Language Requirements
You are required to satisfy the applicable English language requirements. This program requires a minimum of IELTS 6.0 or equivalent.
If you do not meet the English language requirements you may apply to study a University-approved English language program.
Pathway programs are also available if you don't meet the English entry requirements mentioned above.
How to apply
USQ accepts applications all year. Semester start dates are:
- Semester 1, 2020 - Monday 24 February 2020.
- Semester 2, 2020 - Monday 13 July 2020.
- Semester 3, 2020 - Monday 16 November 2020.