Specialisation

Major - Journalism

Western Sydney University Major Code: M1067.1

Status: CURRENT
This version of the specialisation is available to new and continuing students.


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Available to students in other Western Sydney University Courses : YES, if the specialisation is available on your Home campus. Please ensure your course structure allows space for enrolment in the units in this unit set. Students must also meet any pre-requisite requirements. Consult your Course Advisor for further advice.


The Journalism major combines an understanding of how the news media work with practical experience in broadcast, print and online journalism. Students develop journalism skills suitable for newspapers, magazines, internet, radio and TV, corporate and community media.


Location

Campus Mode Specialisation Advice
Parramatta Campus - Victoria Road Internal EnquiriesHCA@westernsydney.edu.au
Penrith Campus Internal EnquiriesHCA@westernsydney.edu.au

Major Structure

Students must complete 80 credit points as follows

Creative Industries Students

Creative Industries students must complete their Introduction to major unit as part of the core requirements of the course prior to enrolling in this major.

100556 Introduction to Journalism

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All students must complete 80 credit points as follows

Level 2

102061 Feature Writing
102017 Journalism: Research and Investigation
102062 News Reporting
100953 Photo Journalism

Level 3

102057 Digital Journalism Production
102063 News Teams

Choose one of

101173 Internship
101939 Transmedia Production


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