60 months
861 AUD/credit 41328 AUD/year
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This combined Bachelor degrees in Communication (Journalism) - International Studies at the University of Technology Sydney combine a professional degree with immersion in another language and culture, enhancing professional training and career options. The combined course seeks to augment the value of journalism by broadening awareness and understanding of another language and culture.  

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Journalism education at UTS is based on the principle that journalism exists as a public good to inform people based on their right to know.  

This degree develops professional skills across all media and critically engages with the intellectual, ethical and political foundations of journalism in the context of disruptive technological development and its impact on journalism in the digital era.

This combined Bachelor degrees in Communication (Journalism) - International Studies at the University of Technology Sydney is designed to meet the essential practical skills and theoretical knowledge needed for a career in journalism. 

Students gain a crucial understanding of the role that journalists play in creating a democratic public sphere, providing a forum for debate and giving voice to diverse communities. 

The course equips students with advanced research, writing, reporting and analytical skills for online, audio, television, video, print and social media; and knowledge of the intellectual, ethical and political foundations of journalism. 


Career options include reporter, producer, editor, social media editor, sub-editor, feature and freelance journalist, investigative journalist, researcher, and print, broadcast and online media content producer. 

Graduates can also find employment in areas related to journalism, such as communication adviser, content producers and as workers in government and non-government organisations and other civil society bodies, such as unions, universities and charities.

Programme Structure

Courses Include:
  • Citizenship and Communication
  • Stories from the Streets: Local Journalism, Social Media
  • Digital Literacies 
  • Narrative Multimedia Journalism
  • German Language and Culture 
  • Communicating Difference 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 60 months

Start dates & application deadlines


240 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS: 087763D  

  • Applicants must have completed an Australian Year 12 qualification, Australian Qualifications Framework Diploma, or equivalent Australian or overseas qualification at the required level.
  • English proficiency 
  • To obtain a student visa to study in Australia, international students must enrol full time and on campus. Australian student visa regulations also require international students studying on student visas to complete the course within the standard full-time duration. Students can extend their courses only in exceptional circumstances.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    41328 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 861 AUD per credit during 60 months.
  • All offers made to domestic undergraduate students will be for Commonwealth Supported Places (CSP). 

Living costs for Sydney

1882 - 3547 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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