Bachelor of Journalism

Bond University

The Bachelor of Journalism is recognised internationally for its quality and innovation, incorporating foundations in journalistic traditions with emerging media trends. Students are trained in news writing, broadcast reporting, photography, media rounds and industries, digital publication and design, media ethics and law. Students can undertake specialised subjects such as Foreign Correspondence; Fashion, Travel and Sport Writing; Multimedia Production; Photojournalism; Creative Non-Fiction and Fiction Writing; Social Media and Citizen Journalism. Bond is committed to maintaining strong industry ties, with many assessment tasks linked to real world publication outcomes including internet publications. Students will have the opportunity to report for local, national and international media outlets throughout their degree and can undertake internships in Australia or internationally in places like New York, Washington and London.

Course Fee:

Australian: $102,960
International: $114,480

Entry Requirements:

Bond University requires the successful completion of Year 12 or equivalent for entry to Bachelor level programs. Bond does not rely solely on the Overall Position (OP) or the Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR). Rather, a range of criteria are also considered such as extracurricular activities and personal attributes, including outstanding leadership qualities and community involvement.

Structure:

24 subjects: 3 University Core subjects; 13 Foundation subjects; 6 Major subjects; 2 Electives.

Subjects you can Study:

Advertising; Australian Studies; Communication or Corporate Communication; Creative Writing; Criminology; Environmental Science and Management; Business Context & Environment; Film and Television; International Relations; Legal, Government and Crime Studies; Media or Social Media; Multimedia; Public Relations; Sport Industry; Sustainable Environment and Planning.

Further information:

This degree equips graduates with the ability to produce and edit content for a range of traditional and multimedia platforms, including newspapers, radio, television, web, mobile and social media. Students pursuing other vocations where journalistic skills are required will also find this program beneficial. Graduates could expect to find employment in a wide range of fields: as broadcast journalists or hosts, television or radio producers, print journalists or editors, magazine feature writers or editors, web journalists or editors, photographers and photojournalists, professional writers, bloggers, podcasters, social media and engagement managers, new curators, fact-checkers, multi-media designers, data journalists, vloggers and more.

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00017B

Related Careers:

Editor, Journalist, Media Presenter, Writer,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Gold Coast No info Yes Full time 2 years
Gold Coast No info Yes Part time
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