Bachelor of Arts

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Journalism

Campuses

Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (Online)

Warrnambool offering available to continuing students only


Overview

This long-established program at Deakin offers the skills and knowledge needed to prepare you for employment in the communications industries, across print, TV, radio and online. There is an emphasis on practical hands-on learning and gain experience and develop skills in communicating information in engaging, interesting and accessible ways across different media formats. The curriculum covers news and feature writing, radio and TV reporting, multimedia and online journalism, local and international journalism and media ethics and law. In your final year undertake intensive news production work and an industry internship.


Career outcomes

You may find employment in advertising agencies, consumer and business magazine publishers, freelance journalism, metropolitan, suburban and country newspapers, press agencies, public relations agencies, publishing companies, radio stations and television channels.


Units

Complete the following:

ALJ111News Reporting 1

ALJ112News Reporting 2

ALJ216Feature Writing

ALJ218Audio Journalism

ALJ221Video Journalism

ALJ220Journalism in Society

ALJ304Local Journalism

ALJ313Journalism Law and Ethics

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