Duration

1 Year full-time

Commencing 2017

Semester 1

Program level

Undergraduate

Units

16

Faculty

Humanities and Social Sciences

Location

St Lucia

Delivery mode

Internal

Course list

View the Course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Bachelor of Journalism (Honours).

Entry requirements

Prerequisites

A Bachelor of Journalism or equivalent with a GPA of 5 overall.

AQF level

AQF level 8

Fees for Australian students

Current UQ students can use the Fee Calculator to estimate their fees. Note: You will need to specify the courses for which you want to calculate fees. Please see the course list if you are unsure which courses you can do in your program.

When you enrol each semester, mySI-net will calculate your fees, and these will generally be available for viewing on mySI-net overnight.

Fees for all students are reviewed annually and may increase from 1 January each year. View the 2017 Fee Rules.

If you are a prospective student, or if you haven't yet commenced your program, please see the Future Students website for fee information.

How to Apply

Applications must be lodged via the Online Application Form.

Closing Date

To commence study in semester 1 - January 31 of the year of commencement.

Apply Online

Enquiries for Australian students

School of Communication and Arts

Email: communication-arts@uq.edu.au

Phone: 07 3365 2552

Web:

Duration

1 Year full-time

Commencing 2017

Semester 1

Program level

Undergraduate

Units

16

Faculty

Humanities and Social Sciences

Location

St Lucia

Delivery mode

Internal

Course list

View the Course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Bachelor of Journalism (Honours).

Entry requirements

Prerequisites

A Bachelor of Journalism or equivalent with a GPA of 5 overall.

CRICOS Code: 081756G

English Proficiency

IELTS overall 6.5; reading 6; writing 6; speaking 6; listening 6. For other English Language Proficiency Tests and Scores approved for UQ, view the English proficiency policy.

AQF level

AQF level 8

Fees for International students

Current UQ students can use the Fee Calculator to estimate their fees. Note: You will need to specify the courses for which you want to calculate fees. Please see the course list if you are unsure which courses you can do in your program.

When you enrol each semester, mySI-net will calculate your fees, and these will generally be available for viewing on mySI-net overnight.

Fees for all students are reviewed annually and may increase from 1 January each year. View the 2017 Fee Rules.

If you are a prospective student, or if you haven't yet commenced your program, please see the Future Students website for fee information.

How to apply

Applications must be lodged via the Online Application Form.

Closing Date

To commence study in semester 1 - November 30 of the previous year.

Apply Online

Enquiries for International students

International Student Advisor

Phone: Outside Australia: + 61 3 8676 7004
Within Australia (Free Call): 1800 671 980

Web:

Enquire online

Why study the Bachelor of Journalism (Honours)?

The program is designed to provide high-performing undergraduate students with the opportunity to undertake advanced academic study and to develop leadership skills for the profession of journalism. The aim is to round off the learning experiences provided at an undergraduate level by providing opportunities for research and leadership under close supervision. An Honours student is required to research a journalism-related issue in-depth and to present his/her findings in the form of a thesis. The Honours internship course gives students the opportunity to develop and enhance leadership and professional journalism skills.

What you can study

Courses

See the course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Bachelor of Journalism (Honours).

Click on the course code to view the Course Profile, for further information including advice of courses with shared teaching activities. Refer also to PPL 3.20.02 Course and Program Design - Procedures.

Honours

Honours is available as part of the standard program awarded based on a cumulative weighted GPA. For details refer to the Program Rules.

Study options

Graduates will have the opportunity to progress to the following programs:

How to apply

Entry requirements for Australian students

Prerequisites

A Bachelor of Journalism or equivalent with a GPA of 5 overall.

How to Apply

Applications must be lodged via the Online Application Form.

Apply Online

Closing date

To commence study in semester 1 - January 31 of the year of commencement.

Entry requirements for International students

Prerequisites

A Bachelor of Journalism or equivalent with a GPA of 5 overall.

Visa requirements

CRICOS Code: 081756G

English proficiency

IELTS overall 6.5; reading 6; writing 6; speaking 6; listening 6. For other English Language Proficiency Tests and Scores approved for UQ, View the English proficiency policy.

How to apply

Applications must be lodged via the Online Application Form.

Apply Online

Closing date

To commence study in semester 1 - November 30 of the previous year.

What it costs

Fees for Australian students

Current UQ students can use the Fee Calculator to estimate their fees. Note: You will need to specify the courses for which you want to calculate fees. Please see the course list if you are unsure which courses you can do in your program.

When you enrol each semester, mySI-net will calculate your fees, and these will generally be available for viewing on mySI-net overnight.

Fees for all students are reviewed annually and may increase from 1 January each year. View the 2017 Fee Rules.

If you are a prospective student, or if you haven't yet commenced your program, please see the Future Students website for fee information.

Fees for International students

Current UQ students can use the Fee Calculator to estimate their fees. Note: You will need to specify the courses for which you want to calculate fees. Please see the course list if you are unsure which courses you can do in your program.

When you enrol each semester, mySI-net will calculate your fees, and these will generally be available for viewing on mySI-net overnight.

Fees for all students are reviewed annually and may increase from 1 January each year. View the 2017 Fee Rules.

If you are a prospective student, or if you haven't yet commenced your program, please see the Future Students website for fee information.

What you can do with a Bachelor of Journalism (Honours)

Careers

Journalism graduates will find career opportunities in a wide range of print and broadcast media organisations, in Australia and overseas. New career opportunities exist for journalists in the growing area of online communications. Past graduates are employed in metropolitan, national and regional newspapers, commercial radio and television stations, web and multimedia publications, as well as in allied fields of publishing, marketing, communications and public relations. Some choose to be self-employed and work as freelance journalists and photojournalists.

While this degree may be accredited by an official industry accreditation body in Australia, completion of the degree may not result in graduates receiving automatic accreditation. Please contact the relevant registration body for details of any conditions for accreditation.

Program Rules and Requirements

To complete the Bachelor of Journalism (Honours)

To complete the Bachelor of Journalism (Honours), a student must complete a requisite number of courses chosen from the course list and according to the Rules for the program.

Students should be aware of the University of Queensland rules, particularly the General Award Rules, which govern the conduct of UQ programs. Students will find a link to the General Award Rules, and other University rules, on the University Rules page.

To complete the program, a student is required to obtain 16 units from the BJ(Hons) course list.

See the course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Bachelor of Journalism (Honours).

Program Rules for the Bachelor of Journalism (Honours)