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The University of Queensland (UQ)

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Bachelor of Journalism (Honours)

  • Bachelor (Honours)

Undertake advanced academic study and to develop research skills to advance your career in journalism.

Key details

Degree Type
Bachelor (Honours)
1 year full-time
Course Code
2041, 081756G
Intake Months
International Fees
$34,208 per year / $34,208 total

About this course

The Honours program is an extra year of study which follows on from the Bachelor of Journalism. It's designed to enable you to undertake advanced academic study and develop your leadership skills for the profession of journalism.

The aim of the program is to further develop the skills you gained at an undergraduate level by giving you opportunities for in-depth research and leadership under close supervision from world-class academics. You'll research a journalism-related issue and present your findings in the form of a thesis.

The Honours course gives you the opportunity to develop your workplace skills and professional network working alongside academics and industry professionals.

The knowledge and skills you'll develop are widely valued and can be used in a variety of careers in media, online content development, broadcasting, publishing and marketing.

Study locations

St Lucia

What you will learn

  • Establish a solid foundation for your professional journalistic practice and launch your career through your honours year thesis.
  • Open doors to postgraduate study and research options.
  • Benefit from close support from UQ's leading academics and enhance your research and project management skills.

Career pathways

Our programs prepare you for your first job and beyond. Here are some of the careers you could be on your way to:

  • Journalist
  • Digital content producer
  • Copywriter
  • Research academic
  • Broadcast writer
  • Broadcaster