Bachelor of Communication and Media (Journalism Extended)
- CRICOS: 093872D
- Semester 1 (February)
- Semester 2 (July)
- Semester 3 (November)
- 24 units
- 3 years or part-time equivalent
Program Information Set
Be at the frontline of world events
Delve deeper into the world of Journalism with the Bachelor of Communication and Media (Journalism Extended).
The Journalism Extended major will assist you in developing and improving your skills in interviewing, writing, reporting and editing while also teaching you to become a more discriminating news producer. You will learn about the history of journalism, how the journalistic process works and how professional journalists make decisions.
You will develop an advanced understanding of online storytelling by thinking creatively about multimedia and examining the impact of the Internet on news values and ethics.
|Courses to be studied||Units|
|plus 1 x 12-unit Journalism Extended major||12|
plus 1 x 4-unit minor from Bachelor of Communication and Media*
*Minors and elective courses can be selected from the Bachelor of Communication and Media or from another USQ undergraduate program such as, Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Business and Commerce, Bachelor of Information Technology, or Bachelor of Science.
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.
- Subject pre-requisite: English (4 SA) or equivalent. 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 2, 2018 - Monday 16 July 2018.
- Semester 3, 2018 - Monday 19 November 2018.
- Semester 1, 2019 - Monday 25 February 2019.