Major - Journalism

Western Sydney University Major Code: M1001.1

Related Courses

2723.3 Bachelor of Communication Studies/Bachelor of Laws

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.

Major Structure

Students must complete 80 credit points from the following

101047 News Reporting for Convergent Media
100558 Journalism Feature Writing
100554 Magazine Journalism
101413 Investigative Journalism
100953 Photo Journalism
100709 Television Journalism
101051 Radio Journalism
101244 News Teams and Newsroom Cultures
101173 Internship

Note: 100709 - Television Journalism and 101051 - Radio Journalism are offered in both semesters due to resource constraints. Students may take these units in either Autumn or Spring.

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