Bachelor of Arts (Journalism Extended)
- CRICOS: 009258A
- Semester 1 (February)
- Semester 2 (July)
- Semester 3 (November)
- 24 units
- 3 year/s or part-time equivalent
Professional training for aspiring journalists
Do you want to become an industry-ready, practicing journalist? The extended 12 unit Journalism major builds on the principles and concepts taught in the Journalism Studies major to prepare you for work in the industry.
Through the Journalism major you will develop a broad interdisciplinary knowledge base in addition to skills in reporting, writing, editing, design and production of content for a range of media including radio, television, online, newspaper and magazines.
Our journalism lecturers bring extensive high-profile media experience and our alumni hold key roles throughout the media in Australia. The major includes the possibility of internships in print, television, radio and online newsrooms.
Other majors for the Bachelor of Arts: Anthropology, Archaeology, Anthropology and Archaeology Extended, Contemporary International Studies Extended, Contemporary Media Studies, Creative and Critical Writing, English Literature, English Literature Extended, History, History Extended, Indigenous Studies, International Relations, Journalism Studies, Legal Studies, Public Relations Studies and Social Justice Studies.
How much will it cost?
Approximate annual costs1 for international students' first year of study (8 units) in this program:
Scholarships and financial assistance
You may be able to apply for scholarships to help with your study costs.
Entry requirements for Semester 3, 2019
- Subject pre-requisite: English (4 SA) or equivalent. Find your country's level of qualification and minimum entry requirements for this program.
Entry requirements for Semester 1, 2020
To study this degree we assume you have sound knowledge in:
We assume that your knowledge is equivalent to four semesters at high school level (Years 11 and 12) with sound achievement (4, SA). Find your country's level of qualification and minimum entry requirements for this program.
English Language Requirements
You are required to satisfy the applicable English language requirements. This program requires a minimum of IELTS 6.0 or equivalent.
If you do not meet the English language requirements you may apply to study a University-approved English language program.
Pathway programs are also available if you don't meet the English entry requirements mentioned above.
How to apply
USQ accepts applications all year. Semester start dates are:
- Semester 1, 2020 - Monday 24 February 2020.
- Semester 2, 2020 - Monday 13 July 2020.
- Semester 3, 2020 - Monday 16 November 2020.