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Master of Journalism (MC-JOURN)

Masters (Coursework)Year: 2019 Delivered: On Campus (Parkville)

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Award titleMaster of Journalism
Year & campus2019 — Parkville
CRICOS code075464C
Fees informationSubject EFTSL, level, discipline and census date
Study level & typeGraduate Coursework
AQF level 9
Credit points200 credit points
Duration24 months full time or 48 months part time

The program is designed for students who are interested in pursuing careers in journalism and journalism-related fields, and for journalists and other professional practitioners working in the contemporary media industry who wish to develop additional advanced skills and knowledge.

The program teaches the full range of journalism skills and critically engages with the professional conventions of journalism, with ethical and legal issues that impact on journalism, and with contemporary questions such as how new media technologies influence journalism practices. Students will:

  • learn real-world skills from leading industry practitioners;
  • engage with important and challenging issues facing the Australian and global media industries;
  • gain a theoretical and practical grounding in issues such as civics, governance, citizenship, and leadership;
  • investigate key concepts that frame recent developments in fields such as media law, management theory, globalisation, health policy, and climate change; and
  • undertake an internship with an external organisation, and gain valuable practical experience and extend their professional networks.
Last updated: 19 October 2019