Bachelor of Communication/Bachelor of Journalism
The University of Queensland - St Lucia

Course outline

This dual degree explores the practices of journalism and the way in which the media and communication work together. In the Communication component, students develop a critical awareness of how communication influences people’s lives and specialise in areas of interest that tailor their career path. In the Journalism component, they study reporting, investigation, editing, and communication and media contexts of journalism, creative problem- solving and learn to be an independent and reflective professional. Students have opportunities to complement their journalism training through domestic and international field trips and internship opportunities. Gain valuable insights into current practice through an on-site media and production support team, and professionals from leading media outlets. For more information, visit Bachelors of Communication/Journalism at UQ.


Digital Media; Public Relations. Minors: Interaction design; writing. Digital media and public relations are also available as minors. Students cannot take the journalism minor in the Bachelor of Communication.

Admissions Criteria

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


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, 2024
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024

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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




ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors




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, 2024

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Career opportunities

Refer to the Bachelor of Communication and Bachelor of Journalism.

Course Code
Start Date

Offer rounds

9 Jan 2025
5 Jun 2025

CSP/$15140 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
Study Area
Humanities and social sciences
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

4 years Full time or 8 years Part time