Bachelor of Journalism
The University of Queensland - St Lucia

Course outline

Students will become global communicators by learning to research, report, write and share their stories across a variety of media platforms including digital, print and broadcast. Benefitting from a progressive program that keeps pace with industry, students learn the principles and practices of new digital media production. They gain sought-after skills in field recording and camera work, sound editing, vision and pictures, data analysis, publishing, and multimedia platform distribution. Access to an onsite media and production support team as well as networking with industry professionals, fieldwork and internship opportunities prepares students for a versatile and adaptable career. For more information, visit Bachelor of Journalism at UQ.


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.


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

Journalists; Writer; Editor; Corporate Publisher; Director; Producer; Presenter; Media Adviser; Programming Associate; Photojournalist.

Course Code
Start Date

Offer rounds

9 Jan 2025
5 Jun 2025

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