Bachelor of Journalism
The University of Queensland - St Lucia

Course outline

The Bachelor of Journalism prepares you for a professional career researching, reporting, writing and telling stories across different media platforms, including digital, print, radio and television. Benefit from a progressive program that keeps pace with industry where you learn the principles and practices of new digital media production. Gain sought-after skills in field recording and camera work, editing of sound, vision and pictures, data analysis, publishing, and multimedia platform distribution. Prepare for a versatile and adaptable career with access to an onsite media and production support team as well as access to industry professionals, fieldwork and internship opportunities. For more information, visit Bachelor of Journalism at UQ.

Majors

Minors: Digital media; economics; film and television; political science; popular music and technology; public relations; sports studies; writing.

Admissions Criteria

For additional information about the admissions criteria for UQ and for this course, refer to UQ’s website.

Prerequisites

English, Literature, English and Literature Extension or English as an Additional Language (Units 3 and 4, C)

Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022
80.00
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022

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Highest Rank to receive an offer

Median Rank to receive an offer

Lowest Rank to receive an offer

ATAR/Selection Rank excluding adjustment factors

97.80

87.55

80.00

ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors

99.10

87.70

80.00

Excluding: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made, excluding adjustment factors.
Including: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made including any adjustment factors that may have been applied.

Student Profile by Applicant background for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022

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Higher education study

Vocational Education and Training (VET) study

Work and life experience

Recent secondary education

Recent secondary education admitted solely on the basis of ATAR/Rank

Admitted where both ATAR/Rank and additional criteria were considered

Admitted on the basis of other criteria only and ATAR/Rank was not a factor

International students

All students

Number of students

6

0

0

20

0

0

5

31

Percentage of all students

19.4%

0.0%

0.0%

64.5%

0.0%

0.0%

16.1%

100%

Notes

Career opportunities

Journalists, feature writers, magazine editors, news editors, directors of content and media production, digital journalists or bloggers, television and radio presenters, producers, researchers and writers, media advisers, programming associates and professionals, photojournalists, communications, corporate publishing roles.

Course Code
737001
Start Date

Offer rounds
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Fee
CSP/$14970 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
Study Area
Humanities and social sciences
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

3 years Full time or 6 years Part time

Location
Brisbane