Gardens Point Campus
2 George Street Brisbane Queensland 4000
CRICOS course code: 096577J
Level of study: Undergraduate
Why choose this course?
The world is a noisy place. So much chatter. So many points of view. There’s a flood of facts flowing through our phones. How many of those facts are true? And how can today's journalist report on news and feature stories that people can connect to? That's exactly what you're going to learn in this course.
This is a journalism degree that will ensure you are ready for a changing world. You’ll learn to prepare and present news and features for traditional outlets, as well as social media, podcasts, YouTube and emerging technologies and write socially responsible news stories.
This course will provide you with a broad knowledge of the foundations of news reporting focusing on identifying, researching and then structuring news reports in an evolving news environment.
This course goes beyond the writing, communication and ethical foundations of journalism and builds your production skills through hands-on experience in world class facilities. You'll access newsrooms, radio and TV studios and contribute to QUT News and other outlets. You'll also have the opportunity to apply for industry internships and international exchanges.
You'll learn to prepare and present news and features for traditional outlets, as well as social media, podcasts, YouTube and emerging technologies. To do this you’ll access newsrooms, radio and TV studios and contribute real-world articles to QUT News and other outlets.
Learn from working professionals and internationally renowned scholars of journalism and media studies. QUT Journalism staff maintain close links to the industry through their association with high-profile awards and organisations including the Walkley Awards for Excellence in Journalism and the Queensland Clarion Awards.
Careers and outcomes
Our journalism graduates have achieved distinction in high-profile news, media and public relations positions. Our graduates include senior Australian journalists such as Leigh Sales, Peter Greste, Leila McKinnon, Conor Duffy and Karl Stefanovic.
Our journalism degree is recognised by the Australian Journalists' Association section of the Media, Entertainment and Arts Alliance.
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Satisfactory completion of Year 12 in an Australian school system or equivalent.
IELTS Academic score of 6.5 with Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking score of 6; TOEFL iBT score of 79 with Listening, Reading score of 16, Writing score of 21 and Speaking score of 18; Pearson PTE (Academic) score of 58 with Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking score of 50; Cambridge English Advanced (CAE) score of 176 with Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking score of 169.