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Mass Communication and Journalism, B.A.

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University rank #151 (ARWU) ,
The Journalism stream prepares you with the skills, understanding and professionalism you need for a career in the media industry.

About

You will be taught by journalists with many years experience in print, radio and television. You will learn the professional aspects of journalism practice, the history and economics of the media, social and ethical issues, together with a theoretical understanding of media law and regulation.

You can also choose to expand your knowledge by incorporating studies in related media areas, such as film and television and the social sciences (anthropology, history, politics, sociology).

You will be provided with professional experience and publishing opportunities through the Western Independent newspaper, Curtin FM 100.1 and the Aurora channel. When you complete this course, you will have a substantial portfolio of published or broadcast work to help you start your career. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time Part-time
  • Credits
    125 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Media Ethics
  • Media Law
  • Introduction to Broadcast
  • Online Journalism
  • Television News
  • Radio News

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

Academic Requirements

  • An Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) of 70 or equivalent
  • English Language proficiency

For more information, please visit the program website.

Tuition Fee

Fee information is not available for this course at this time.

Funding

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