This area of study entry applies to students commencing this course in 2013 and should be read in conjunction with the relevant course entry in the Handbook. Any units listed for this area of study relate only to the 'Requirements' outlined in the Faculty of Arts component of any bachelors double degrees.
|Managing faculty||Faculty of Arts|
|Offered by||School of Journalism, Australian and Indigenous Studies|
This program in journalism studies complements the journalism program, but can also be taken as a stand-alone sequence of study. It explores recent and contemporary scholarship about the institutional context and practice of journalism in Australia and internationally. It takes an interdisciplinary approach, drawing on media studies, political economy, history, philosophy and sociology among other disciplines. It develops advanced skills in media research, and fosters a critical while sympathetic interrogation of journalism practice. Graduates can expect to possess strong skills in scholarly research and analysis that will both enhance their professional skills in journalism, and lead to further study at a higher level.
Students studying a sequence in journalism studies must complete the following two units (12 points):
Students studying a minor or major in journalism studies must have completed the first-year sequence. In addition:
Listed in completion order, units include: