This course entry applies to students commencing this course in 2015 and should be read in conjunction with information provided in the 'Faculty information' section of this Handbook by the Faculty of Arts.
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|Total credit points required||144|
|Standard duration of study (years)||3 years FT, 6 years PT|
Students have a maximum of eight years to complete this course.
|Study mode and location||On-campus (Caulfield) |
Students may select free elective units from any campus, but should be aware of the teaching location as this may require travel to another campus. Students may also select units offered in off-campus mode.
|Admission, fee and application details||http://www.monash.edu/study/coursefinder/course/4042|
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This course provides entry-level preparation for a professional career in journalism and related fields, in the context of a critical appreciation of the role of the media in contemporary Australian and international society.
Student completing the Bachelor of Journalism as a double degree should refer to:
The Bachelor of Journalism is available as a double degree in the following courses:
These course outcomes are aligned with the Australian Qualifications Framework level 7, the Bologna Cycle 1 and Monash Graduate AttributesAustralian Qualifications Framework level 7, the Bologna Cycle 1 and Monash Graduate Attributes (http://www.monash.edu.au/pubs/handbooks/alignmentofoutcomes.html).
Upon successful completion of this course it is expected that graduates will be able to:
This course consists of a journalism major, journalism studies, an arts minor and additional units.
Students must complete the following:
(A.) core journalism studies (96 points) incorporating:
(1.) a journalism major (48 points)
(2.) journalism studies (36 points):
(a.) the following units (24 points):
(b.) at least one third-year capstone unit (6 points), chosen from:
(c.) one elective unit (6 points) chosen from:
(3.) 12 points of arts electives
* This unit will require payment of an additional fee that may cover items such as accommodation, entry fees, excursions, coaches, transfers, flights and university administration.
Note: Students can take the remaining capstone unit as an elective
(B.) Students in the single degree of Bachelor Journalism must also complete (48 points):
(4.) an arts minor in a different area of study (24 points)
(5.) 24 points of free electives
By combining some of the core arts requirements with elective units, single degree students can complete a double major in two different arts disciplines. For more details on this option, contact the Faculty of Arts.
Elective units can be identified using the browse units toolbrowse units tool (http://www.monash.edu.au/pubs/handbooks/units/search) and indexes of unitsindexes of units (http://www.monash.edu.au/pubs/handbooks/units/) in the current edition of the Handbook. The level of the unit is indicated by the first number in the unit code; undergraduate units are those that commence with the numbers 1-3. Note: Some non-arts units may require permission from the owning faculty. Students must be able to meet any unit prerequisites.
No more than 10 units (60 points) are to be completed at a first-year level.
Students must complete a minimum of 36 points at third-year level (across the duration of the degree).
For the specific requirements of arts majors and minors and information on other arts units refer to the Areas of studyAreas of study (http://www.monash.edu.au/pubs/2015handbooks/aos/index-byfaculty-arts.html) section in this Handbook.
Bachelor of Journalism