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Coursework

Master of Journalism

  • CRICOS Code: 075464C

Course overview

  • 2 years full time / 4 years part time
  • Parkville campus located in the heart of Melbourne city
  • Available to domestic and international students.
  • Start Year Intake - February and Mid Year Intake - July

Overview

Overview

Become a journalist of the future. The Master of Journalism degree, designed by leading academics and practitioners in news media, builds the skills you need to redefine your profession. Gain a theoretical and practical grounding in issues such as civics, governance, citizenship, the impact of new technologies, social media and new practices, including data journalism. Investigate key concepts that frame recent developments in fields such as media law, management theory, globalisation, health policy, and climate change.

This program bridges study and securing a career in the contemporary media industry. If you’re a journalist or media practitioner looking to update your skills, undertake research or work on a major journalism project under advanced industry standard supervision, while gaining a globally recognised qualification.

Graduate Certificate in Journalism (Advanced)

Graduate Diploma in Journalism (Advanced)

Who is it for?

Advance your current professional experience and adapt to the changing media landscape, or articulate from an undergraduate degree. Designed to impart the best practices in both traditional and emerging media, the Master of Journalism exposes you to key industry figures including renowned Australian journalists, senior Fairfax editors, former broadcasters and leading experts on media ethics. Apply the theory you learn to a real world internship with a news media organisation, either in Australia or internationally, and complete a journalism project under advanced industry standard supervision.