The University of Queensland

Bachelors of Science/Journalism - Agriculture and Environment

The University of Queensland

Course details

CRICOS course code: 043735E

Level of study: Undergraduate

Summary

Combine the flexibility of a science degree with a professional journalism qualification, and become uniquely equipped for a rapidly evolving careers market.

This dual degree program brings together the analytical rigour of scientific training and the research and communication skills of journalism.

The Bachelor of Science degree offers one of the broadest selections of science disciplines in Australia. Mix and match course combinations from general science and non-science disciplines, and focus on your specialisation with single, extended or dual majors to deepen your knowledge in your second and third years.

You'll gain relevant, real-world experience through employability and work-integrated learning opportunities such as internships, industry placements, research projects and international study opportunities.

The Bachelor of Journalism is a professional program aimed at preparing you for entry into work in journalism and related fields. It develops a deep understanding of journalism and its media and communication contexts, and the skills and reflection necessary to be a journalist.

The core set of courses introduce you to the central features of scientific and journalistic theory and practice. By combining these courses with the majors, you can tailor a career path to achieve your professional and personal goals.

Career possibilities

Our programs prepare you for your first job and beyond. Depending on which major you choose, here are some of the careers you could be on your way to:

Environmental and science communicator
Correspondent/Journalist
Journalist
Science technician
Digital content producer
Foreign media correspondent
Content writer

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Course opportunities

Address

The University of Queensland

St Lucia Campus
Brisbane Queensland 4072
Australia

Entry criteria

Queensland Year 12 (or equivalent) General English subject (Units 3 & 4, C); Mathematical Methods (Units 3 & 4, C); and one of Biology, Chemistry, Earth and Environmental Science or Physics (Units 3 & 4, C).

English Proficiency

IELTS overall 6.5; reading 6; writing 6; speaking 6; listening 6. For other English Language Proficiency Tests and Scores approved for UQ TOEFL IBT - Overall 87, listening 19, reading 19, writing 21 and speaking 19. TOEFL PB - Overall 570, listening 54, reading 54, writing 59/5. Pearsons - Overall Score of 64 and 60 in all sub bands. BEP - A minimum overall grade of 4 plus a minimum grade of C in all macro skills. CES - Overall 176 and 169 in all sub bands. OET is not accepted.

Address

The University of Queensland
St Lucia Campus
Brisbane Queensland 4072
Australia