Bachelor of Communication - Journalism

Charles Sturt University

Charles Sturt'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; Digital Media Production; Journalism; Public Relations; Radio extended specialisations Journalism and International Studies; Advertising and Public Relations

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

Related Careers:

Journalist, Media Presenter, Writer,
Campus ATAR/OP Adjusted Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Distance Education No info No Online 6 years
Bathurst 60 No Full time 3 years

We believe everyone offers something unique. At Charles Sturt University, you become part of something bigger: you join a connected community from across the globe that is committed to changing things for the better.

We want to help you find your purpose so you can make a difference. Jump into the real world with our professional accredited courses that will give you the skills you’ll need.

Whether you’re taking your first step after school, coming to uni for the first time after some time working, returning to enhance your qualifications or undertake research, we’ll have the course to help you push the boundaries and make an impact. 

Our academics and teaching staff are well-connected with industry so when you graduate, you’ll already have a wide network of industry contacts who can help you kickstart your career. We also make hands-on learning a central part of your study, so you learn by doing. Your lecturers will know your name and you can learn however suits you best — on campus, online or a combination of the two. There’s support whenever you need it and scholarships to help make it happen. 

It all adds up to Charles Sturt University being Australia's number one university for graduate employment.* That’s right; more of our grads get jobs — and well-paying ones at that — faster than grads from any other Australian uni. Because with a Charles Sturt University degree under your belt, you’re ready to make a difference in your industry and community from day one.

So, together, let’s create a world worth living in.

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*QILT Graduate Outcomes Survey 2019

 

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