This course entry applies to students commencing this course in 2013 and should be read in conjunction with information provided in the 'Faculty information' section of this Handbook by the Faculty of Arts
|Total credit points required||96|
|Standard duration of study (years)||2 years FT, 4 years PT|
|Study mode and location||On-campus (Caulfield, Clayton)|
|Admission, fee and application details||http://www.monash.edu/study/coursefinder/course/4057|
Professor Chris Nash; firstname.lastname@example.org; +61 3 9903 4948
This course provides a comprehensive introduction to social and environmental sustainability and sustainable development. It is intended as an entry-level qualification for a professional journalism career, and a mid-career course for working journalists seeking to extend their expertise and refresh the intellectual basis of their practice. It is has an international orientation designed to optimise the contribution graduates will make to their profession using a full range of media technologies. The Master of Sustainability component of this double master degree offers three distinct streams.
Graduates of the program will:
The course involves extensive research and reporting in the field.
Students must complete core and elective units and one of the options outlined at level five. Students who achieve a distinction average in their level four units have the option of undertaking a 24-point research dissertation at level five.
Students must complete 60 points as outlined below. All units are six points unless otherwise indicated.
Students must complete the following four journalism units (24 points):
plus two of the following journalism units (12 points):
plus four sustainability units (24 points):
Students must complete one of the following options (36 points).
Note: Units cannot be undertaken that have been completed at level four.
Students must complete the following units (12 points):
plus 24 points chosen from the following units:
Students must complete the following units (36 points):
Students who undertake the 24 point research project option and achieve at least a distinction (70 per cent) are eligible to apply for a higher degree by research.
Students who have completed studies in either journalism or sustainability to the value of:
Master of Environment and Sustainability
Master of Journalism