Why study the Bachelor of Journalism (Honours)

The program is designed to provide high-performing undergraduate students with the opportunity to undertake advanced academic study and to develop leadership skills for the profession of journalism. The aim is to round off the learning experiences provided at an undergraduate level by providing opportunities for research and leadership under close supervision. An Honours student is required to research a journalism-related issue in-depth and to present his/her findings in the form of a thesis. The Honours internship course gives students the opportunity to develop and enhance leadership and professional journalism skills.

Summary

  • Program code
    2041
  • Faculty
  • Duration
  • Commencing
    Semester 1 (19 Feb, 2018)
  • Program level
    Undergraduate
  • Units
    16
  • Delivery location
    St Lucia
  • AQF
    Level 8

Entry requirements

Prerequisites

A Bachelor of Journalism or equivalent with a GPA of 5.5 overall.

Program structure

Courses

The courses offered in the Bachelor of Journalism (Honours) are set out in the course list. Each course is allocated a certain number of units (#). A standard full-time study load is 8 units per semester.

Courses Program Rules

The Program Rules explain what is required to complete the Bachelor of Journalism (Honours). These requirements include the total number of units you need to complete in order to graduate.

Program Rules

To have your degree conferred, you also need to comply with UQ’s policies and rules.

Honours

Honours is awarded to all graduates of this program. Honours is awarded in the following classes:

  • Class I
  • Class IIA
  • Class IIB
  • Class IIIA
  • Class IIIB

Class of honours depends on your GPA. For details refer to the Program Rules.

Further study options

Graduates of the Bachelor of Journalism (Honours) have the opportunity to progress into the following programs:

Courses and Programs

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