Murdoch University

Bachelor of Communication in Journalism

Murdoch University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00125J

Through studying a Bachelor of Communication in Journalism at Murdoch, you’ll learn the skills you need to thrive in the digital era of news. Learn everything you need to know to work within a professional news organisation, gathering information and producing editorial content in text, audio and video and multimedia formats.You’ll learn the skills you need to get a job in today’s evolving media landscape, from practical reporting and writing, through to using social media and video journalism, and learning how to manage the back end of a website.You will learn how to use Adobe Photoshop, Premiere Pro and Audition, as well as drones to capture stories from a completely different angle. You will investigate the ethical, legal and cultural contexts of the media, analyse the influence journalism has on society as well as the rapidly changing world of news delivery.You have the choice to focus on broadcasting or digital journalism. If you are interested in radio broadcasting, we recommend you also take the minor in Radio, which gives you live, on-air experience through Radio Fremantle and other radio productions.With the help of our industry-experienced lecturers, you’ll conduct interviews, shoot photos and videos and create multimedia content to tell amazing stories. In your final unit, your stories will be written and uploaded to our student news website, as you work in an online newsroom and find out how the industry really works.

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Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Perth campus International: $85,680
  • ATAR: 70
  • Full-time : 3
  • Part-time : 6

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