Journalism (Double Masters with University of Warwick) - A6015

Journalism (Double Masters with University of Warwick)

Master degree

Offering a truly international perspective, this double degree course combines a Master of Journalism at Monash (in Melbourne, Australia) with a Master of Arts taught in the Department of Politics and International Studies at Warwick University (in Coventry, England).  You will be prepared for careers in international journalism or international relations combined with communications. This in-the-field integration of global politics and journalism through study in Europe and Australia has been designed by leading practitioners across both fields. It develops the skills needed to meet the current and future challenges faced by journalism and international relations practitioners globally.

The Master of Journalism component of this double degree course provides you with the opportunity to work with award-winning journalists and academics with strong industry links. You will cultivate high-level skills in research and reporting across all media – print, online, radio and video – and explore the role of themedia in contemporary society.

You can couple the Master of Journalism at Monash with any one of the nine MAs taught through Politics and International Studies at Warwick: International Relations, International Security, International Political Economy, Public Policy, International Politics and East Asia, International Politics and Europe, International Development, United States Foreign Policy or Political and Legal Theory.

The program can be completed in two and a half years studying full-time, and will conclude with a joint dissertation (to be taken at either Monash or Warwick) with a supervisor from Monash and Warwick. You will graduate with a Master of Journalism from Monash and a Master of Arts from Warwick.

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At a glance

Course Details

  • On-campus at Caulfield: Full time

Offshore international students can start this course by enrolling in on-campus mode and studying remotely while waiting to travel to Australia

  • 2.5 years (full time)
Start date
Second Semester (July)
Master of Journalism
Course Handbook

Professional Enhancement Program

PEP is tailor-made to equip you with career planning support and professional skills development. Integral to our Graduate Coursework programs, ranked Top 1% in the world, and taught by academic and industry experts.

Flexible study

On-campus and selected flexible online options available. Complete in as short as one year, or study part-time (domestic only). Choose from early evening classes and intensive several week block units – we have multiple options to suit you.

Two universities. Infinite opportunities.

This inherently international postgraduate degree includes a year studying abroad at Warwick University in Coventry, England. You'll graduate with a Master of Journalism from Monash and a Master of Arts from Warwick.

Media Lab tour

The Monash Media Lab is one of Australia’s most advanced media facilities, with equipment used in media around the world.

Entry Requirements

You need to satisfy the following entrance requirements to be considered for entry to this course.

Minimum Entry Requirements (Domestic students)


An Australian bachelor degree (or equivalent) in a cognate discipline including humanities or social sciences with at least credit (60%) average, or qualification and experience approved by the faculty.


An Australian bachelor degree (or equivalent) and an Australian graduate certificate (or equivalent) in a cognate discipline including humanities or social sciences with at least a 50% average in both qualifications, or qualification and experience approved by the faculty.

English requirements

Applicants must also meet the English language requirements.

University entrance requirements

Minimum entrance requirements for admission to Monash University Australia.

The Master of Journalism course at Monash is structured in five parts: Part A Foundation Study, Part B. Principal Study, Part C. Applied Study, Part D. Professional Enhancement and Part E. Specialist study. Students in the double degree course with Warwick complete Part B, Part C and Part D of the Monash course and the requirements for one of the Master of Arts degrees offered through the Department of Politics and International Studies at the University of Warwick. Students complete a research thesis in the final year at either Monash or Warwick.

Making the application

Future students

Semester two (July)

Apply directly to Monash using course code A6015


Current Monash students

You may apply to transfer from another Monash course. Transfers are a competitive process. You may apply mid-year for available courses however consideration will be given as to whether you will be able to follow your course progression.

Please note that if you apply for a course transfer, you should still enrol in your current course as if you were continuing so as not to jeopardise your enrolment in the Faculty if your transfer application is unsuccessful. More about Course Transfer...

Self assess for credit eligibility

Check for study credit using the "Credit search" link on the Credit for prior study page


Fees are subject to change annually.

Note Please note: The fee information displayed is based on the 2022 rates and should only be used as a guide.

Full fee

Fees are per 48 credit points which represents a standard full-time course load for a year.


Fee assistance

As a full fee-paying student, you may be eligible to apply for the optional FEE-HELP to assist you to pay all or part of your tuition fees.


We offer over 360 types of scholarships, valued at up to $280,000. Some scholarships offer one-off payments while others continue for the length of your course. Learn more about Monash Scholarships.

Other costs and fees

For information on other study costs and fees, see other study costs.