Bachelor of Communication - Journalism

Charles Sturt University

CSU's journalism degree balances the latest in social media, convergent and database journalism with critical inquiry and time-honoured essentials in reporting and writing. There are plenty of hands-on learning experiences and students will be involved in professional newsroom operations on campus - such as the community radio station - from the first year of study.

Course Fee:


International: $69,600

Entry Requirements:

Year 12 or equivalent; interview/prescribed essays

Structure:

Students will be required to complete 192 points. These comprise 80 points of Communication Foundation Studies, 64 points of Discipline Specialisation Studies and 48 points of Academic Enrichment Studies offered from within SCCI and/or externally as approved by the Course Director.

Subjects you can Study:

Advertising; Communications; Journalism; Media practice; Public relations; Radio; Theatre/Media

Study Pathways:

Charles Sturt University frequently recognises prior learning including study at other institutions in many of its degrees. Each request for credit is individually assessed prior to the commencement of the course. Honours year is available.

Recognition:

The Public Relations major is accredited by the Public Relations Institute Australia (PRIA). The Advertising major is accredited by the International Advertising Association (IAA) and professionally recognised by the Media Federation of Australia (MFA). The Commercial Radio major is professionally recognised by Commercial Radio Australia (CRA).

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00005F

Related Careers:

Journalist,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Bathurst 65 No Full time 3 years

What are we most proud of?

CSU is the university with Australia’s highest graduate employment rate. Our graduates also have one of the highest starting salaries in Australia.*

That isn’t by accident

At CSU, we pack our courses full of hands-on learning in our world-class facilities. We focus all our energy on getting you ready for the job you want, as we believe that having a job you love is the key to living a full and happy life. You benefit, your family benefits and our communities benefit. 

Worth

It’s a word that means a lot to us. What is your education worth? What is getting a job that fulfils you worth? What is being able to study while working worth? What is being able to gain the same qualification whether you’re living in major city or a tiny town worth? 

To us – everything

CSU’s ethos is ‘Yindyamarra Winhanganha’, a Wiradjuri phrase meaning ‘the wisdom of respectfully knowing how to live well in a world worth living in’. It’s this wisdom that we strive to achieve every day for our students, our communities and ourselves. 

Insightful, inclusive, impactful and inspiring

These are our values, derived from our ethos. We believe that by working together, with these values as our guide, we can make this a world worth living in. And we think that something as simple as helping you get the job of your dreams is a good place to start.

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*Australian University Ratings and Rankings 2017/2018, The Good Universities Guide. 

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