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Commencement year

Unit codes that are not linked to their entry in the Handbook are not available for study in the current year.

Managing faculty

Faculty of Arts

Offered by

School of Media, Film and Journalism

Contact details

HonoursHonours (


Dr Andrea Baker


Faculty of Arts

School of Media, Film and Journalism



Honours studies in this area will advance students' knowledge and competencies in the discipline of journalism.

Students are required to complete 48 points of study comprising a thesis and two coursework units. The coursework units and the thesis topic are chosen in consultation with the journalism honours coordinator.


This course comprises 48 points: Part A: Research (24 points) and Part B: Coursework (24 points)

Units are 12 points unless otherwise indicated.

Part A. Research (24 points)

Students undertake the following in their chosen discipline:


  • ATS4230 Arts honours thesis (24 points)

or both of:

Part B. Coursework (24 points)

Two of:

  • ATS4002 Honours research methods seminar
  • ATS4235 Selected topics in theory and practice
  • ATS4373 Honours professional project

Intending honours students

Students intending to enter honours in journalism must have completed a major in that discipline.

Relevant courses

A3701 Bachelor of Arts (Honours)