Master of Journalism

Monash University

This program is both an entry-level qualification for a professional journalism career and a mid-career course for working journalists seeking to extend their expertise. It emphasises high level skills in research and reporting for all media - print, video, radio and online - combined with critical analysis of the role of the media in contemporary society. The program has strong links with industry and leading universities in journalism education both nationally and internationally.

Course Fee:

$41,000.00

Entry Requirements:

Entry level 1: Duration: 2 years full-time, 4 years part-time (96 points to complete); Australian undergraduate degree (or equivalent) with at least credit (60%) average, or qualification/experience or satisfactory substitute that the faculty considers to be equivalent. Entry level 2: Duration: 1.5 years full-time, 3 years part-time (72 points to complete) An Australian undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in a cognate discipline including humanities or social sciences with at least credit (60%) average, or qualification/ experience or satisfactory substitute that the faculty considers to be equivalent; or Australian undergraduate degree (or equivalent); and an Australian graduate certificate (or equivalent) in a cognate discipline including humanities or social sciences with at least credit (60%) average in both qualifications, or qualification/experience or satisfactory substitute that the faculty considers to be equivalent.

Structure:

Core subjects, electives, a research study option, experiential learning, international opportunities

Subjects you can Study:

Journalism

Study Pathways:

No prior knowledge in area required to undertake this course. Credit possible for previous study in the humanities, social sciences or other cognate areas of study. Early exits possible. Double degree option available with International Relations.

Who for:

Those wanting a career in journalism, or journalists wanting to extend their skills to new areas and explore the intellectual basis of their practice

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00008C

Related Careers:

Journalist,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Caulfield No info Yes Full time 1 year
Caulfield No info Yes Part time 2 years
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