Journalism - A6008
Expert master degree
The journalist of the future will play a crucial role in society by scrutinising and holding to account those in power, shedding light on systemic failings, and finding the truth. If you want to enter this exciting and rapidly changing industry, or you're a media practitioner seeking to extend your expertise or refresh the intellectual basis of your practice, the Master of Journalism is a perfect choice.
You will work with award-winning journalists and academics with outstanding industry links, achieve expert skills in research and reporting in print, digital, radio and video, and explore the media's evolving role in society.
Focussed on career outcomes, the journalismprogram has the strong backing of the university, with nearly $3 million dedicatedto new facilities and state-of-the-art equipment in 2015.
Ledby award-winning media practitioners and academic staff, students buildpractical and applied skills in all media forms. Embeddedrelationships with the media industry flow from the senior editorialbackgrounds of key staff. The Master of Journalism offers internshipopportunities in a wide range of media outlets, from mainstream newspapers toniche websites specialising in areas such as politics, arts or fashion.
Youwill build your understanding of a globally evolving industry through internationalcollaborative engagement with research institutes and centres for investigativejournalism in the USA, including the Center for Investigative Reporting in SanFrancisco and the Center for Public Integrity in Washington, DC.
Monashjournalism graduates are smart, skilled and ready. Media employers seek themout –and graduates have found work with TheAge, ABC Radio, and national, community and regional newspapers acrossAustralia. Their skills are also in demand in other industries, includingpublic relations, communication, editing, publishing, digital and video/audioproduction.
At a glance
|Duration||1 year/1.5 years/2 years (full time), depending on prior qualifications. See entry requirements.|
|Start date||First Semester (February), Second Semester (July)|
|Qualification||Master of Journalism|