Queensland University of Technology (QUT)

Bachelor of Communication (Journalism)/Bachelor of Science

Queensland University of Technology (QUT)

Course details

CRICOS course code: 096584K

Level of study: Undergraduate

Summary

Bachelor of Communication (Journalism)

Our journalism degree will prepare you for a changing world. You'll learn to prepare and present news through a variety of social channels and across online, print and broadcast platforms.

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.

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.

Learn from working professionals and internationally renowned scholars of journalism and media studies. Journalism staff maintain close links to the industry through their association with high-profile awards and organisations.

Bachelor of Science

Your skills in effective communication will give you an advantage within your chosen science career. Due to the growing demand for science communicators, you may expect a range of employment opportunities within the public and private sector. Science requires writers who can frame scientific knowledge and debates for broad public consumption.

Be at the cutting edge of international science education with access to our multimillion dollar research and teaching facilities, including our Science and Engineering Precinct.

Major in biological sciences, chemistry, earth science, environmental science or physics with your Bachelor of Science, and get real-world experience through work experience opportunities and our Vacation Research program.

Study opportunities include student-led projects, international study tours, and access to experienced lecturers and industry representatives.

Highlights

Learn to prepare and present news through a variety of social channels and across online, print and broadcast platforms.
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.
Be at the cutting edge of international science education with access to our multimillion dollar research and teaching facilities, including our Science and Engineering Precinct.
Major in biological sciences, chemistry, earth science, environmental science or physics with your Bachelor of Science.

Career outcomes

With a growing demand for science communicators, you may expect a range of employment opportunities within the public and private sector.

Possible careers

Journalist
Scientist

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Course opportunities

Tuition Fees (AUD $): 37,100 Per Year Read more2021 academic year tuition fee: 35,200 per year
Start date: 13 July 2020
22 February 2021
Duration: 4 years
Study mode: Full time
Address

Kelvin Grove Campus

Victoria Park Road
Brisbane Queensland 4059
Australia
Tuition Fees (AUD $): 37,100 Per Year Read more2021 academic year tuition fee: 35,200 per year
Start date: 13 July 2020
22 February 2021
Duration: 4 years
Study mode: Full time
Address

Queensland University of Technology (QUT)

Gardens Point Campus
2 George Street Brisbane Queensland 4000
Australia

Entry criteria

  • Foundation Program Year completed at an Australian University with a final overall grade average of 4.5 (on a 7 point scale) and a grade of 4 or higher in any pre-requisite unit(s).
  • QUT Intensive Program with a grade average of at least 4.4 out of 7 and a grade of 4 or higher in any pre-requisite unit(s).
  • QUT Foundation Program with a grade average of at least 4.4 out of 7 and a grade of 4 or higher in any pre-requisite unit(s).
  • QUT Diploma program with a grade point average of at least 4.0 out of 7; and a grade of 4 or higher in any pre-requisite unit(s).

Subject prerequisites

Maths B

You must have achieved this study at a level comparable to Australian Year 12 or in recognised post-secondary studies.

Prerequisites

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.

Address

Queensland University of Technology (QUT)
Gardens Point Campus
2 George Street Brisbane Queensland 4000
Australia