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Bachelor of Journalism

Are you ready to take on the dynamic and ever-changing world of journalism?

Why choose a Macleay College Course?

  • At Macleay College we believe in real world course content to ensure you're job ready.
  • Our course material and teaching method incorporates the latest industry practices and real world experience.
  • Our lecturers have industry experience and up-to-date knowledge.
  • Our small classes feature personalised teaching that nurtures your unique strengths.

Why study Journalism at Macleay College?

Macleay College’s Bachelor of Journalism enables students to develop the digital journalism skills now expected by the media industry across all TV, audio, print, social and digital platforms.

Students will learn critical skills such as mobile journalism and data journalism, along with news research, feature writing, audio journalism, video, new photography, international reporting, ethics and media law.

Students become working journalists from the first day they step in to Macleay. They’ll experience the rush of working to a deadline and complete specialist journalism training in their chosen elective - sport, music, business reporting, food and lifestyle writing, investigative reporting or photojournalism.

Designed and taught by industry professionals, the course focuses on the latest digital trend in journalism and newsroom practice. The small classes feature personalised teaching that nurtures each student’s unique strength and addresses weaknesses. Students put their learning into practice through Macleay’s internship program in order to build their professional networks and experience what it’s really like to work in Journalism.

Curious to know more about the Journalism programs at Macleay College? Sign up to the student run Journalism website here.

Potential job opportunities

  • Digital Journalist
  • Editor
  • Fashion Journalist
  • Foreign Correspondent
  • Investigative Reporter
  • Radio Producer     
  • Reporter
  • Sports Journalist
  • Travel Writer
  • TV Reporter
Course Features
Next Trimester:
February 2020
Full Time:
2 Years
Part Time:
4 Years
3 Years
Number of Units:
120 hours
Evening Classes:
Sydney + Melbourne
Admission Requirements:
Fees per Unit:
Payment Options:
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Options for International Students:
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This qualification is recognised in the Australian Qualifications Framework and is accredited to 30/08/2020 CRICOS Code 080557M

Our Journalism Lecturers and Alumni

Eleanor Pendleton
Lauren Kavanagh
Andrew Leeson
Matt Connellan
Yalda Hakim

A Taste Of The Internship Possibilities

Channel Seven
Channel Ten
Nova 969
Fox Sports
Daily Telepgraph

The Bachelor of Journalism Curriculum




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