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Journalism

Diploma of Journalism

Become a multi-skilled journalist

The Diploma of Journalism develops multi-skilled journalists ready to take on the dynamic and ever changing media environment. Students will learn practical skills such as how to write, edit, record and produce audio and video stories, report via mobile phone, set up web pages and conduct data research. Students will also gain essential digital skills expected by the industry including mobile journalism and social media journalism.

Designed and taught by industry professionals, the course focuses on the latest digital trends 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.

Potential job opportunities:

  • Digital Journalist
  • Editor
  • Business Reporter
  • Foreign Correspondent
  • Investigative Reporter
  • Radio Producer      
  • News Reporter
  • Sports Journalist
  • Travel Writer
Course Features
Next Trimester:
17 SEP 2018
Full Time:
1 Year
Part Time:
2 Years
International:
1 Year
Number of Units:
12
Internship:
40 Hours
Evening Classes:
NO
Campus:
Sydney + Melbourne
Admission Requirements:
Fees per Unit:
$2,900
FEE-HELP:
YES
Payment Options:
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Options for International Students:
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Accreditation:

This qualification is recognised in the Australian Qualifications Framework and is accredited to 11/09/2021 CRICOS Code 056025F

Meet the course lecturers and Alumni

Leah Creighton
Jill Stark
Eleanor Pendleton
Sue Stephenson
Marc Moncrief
Fiona West
Kathy Marks
Wendy Squires
Donna Demaio
Lynelle Scott-Aitken
Lauren Kavanagh
Andrew Leeson
Matt Connellan
Yalda Hakim
Denby Weller

A Taste Of The Internship Possibilities

ABC
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Nova 969
SBS Australia
Fairfax Media
Fox Sports
Daily Telegraph

The Diploma of Journalism Curriculum

YEAR 1 CORE SUBJECTS

ELECTIVES


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