Bachelor of Communication and Media (Journalism)
Australian Higher Education Loan Program (HELP)
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As Australia’s #1 university for graduate starting salary (Good Universities Guide, 2022), University of Southern Queensland is the right place to make real progress. Regardless of your education history, your age or your aspirations, at UniSQ you’ll be inspired by quality learning experiences matched with top resources and research. Having delivered distance and online learning for over 40+ years, UniSQ supports you to learn at your own pace—exactly how it suits you.
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What you'll learn
On successful completion of the program students should be able to:
• Communicate with high degree of clarity and coherence focusing on specific recipients using professional or technical language;
• Identify and evaluate the communication processes in a range of industry settings using oral, written, and digital channels;
• Solve problems using critical and reflective approaches informed by communication theory, ethical and social responsibilities;
• Select and apply industry relevant communication practices in authentic settings that are collaborative, innovative, and future-focused;
• Value cultural awareness and diversity and advocate within teams, communities, and workplace settings;
• Critically examine and describe the theoretical issues, problems and methodologies used within the communication professions.
Our graduates are working in radio, television, online and print media, throughout Australia and overseas. You will be equipped to work as a news and specialist reporter, columnist, commentator, copywriter, producer, editor, newsreader and presenter.
ATAR/Selection Rank + English Language Proficiency
Credit for previous study or work
We encourage practical learning that will prepare you for a diverse range of career options in this dynamic and exciting field. Learning from lecturers with years of industry experience as journalists, you will have the opportunity to interview people, report the news, write feature stories, create and edit news packages, and design and produce packages for radio, television, online, and print. Our strong industry partnerships will help you access news organisations for real opportunities to apply your knowledge. Third-year students undertake work placements as part of their studies.