Bachelor of Journalism (Honours)

Study Programme Details
City: Brisbane
Country: Australia
Admission Sessions: Autumn Session
Study Format: Full Time
Mode of Study: Fully on Site

Programme Type

Bachelor's degree


12 Months

Scholarship Available




About this Study Course

Elevate your journalistic expertise with our Bachelor of Journalism (Honours) program, offering advanced academic study and research skills tailored to propel your career forward. This additional year of study following the Bachelor of Journalism is meticulously designed to cultivate leadership qualities and facilitate in-depth research under the guidance of esteemed academics. Through a rigorous curriculum, you’ll delve into pressing journalism-related issues and present your findings through a comprehensive thesis.


Dive into a transformative experience where academia meets practical application in our Honours course. Collaborate closely with academics and industry professionals to hone your workplace skills and expand your professional network. The knowledge and expertise acquired in this program are highly esteemed and applicable across a spectrum of media, online content development, broadcasting, publishing, and marketing.

Admission Requirements

  • Completion of Bachelor of Journalism from the University (or equivalent) with a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 5.5 on a 7-point scale.
  • Alternatively, satisfy the executive dean of your qualifications based on academic records and subject to completion of additional work, if required.
  • Entry via a competitive selection process based on GPA.
  • Demonstrate English language proficiency through tests like IELTS, TOEFL iBT, PTE Academic, BE, or CES, meeting the prescribed scores in reading, writing, speaking, and listening.
  • Research Methods & Project Management
  • Honours Research Thesis
  • Topics in Journalism and Communication Studies

Annual fee:

  • International:AUD $41,120
  • Domestic:$16,323

Future Career Outcomes

Discover a myriad of opportunities as you graduate equipped with advanced research and project management skills. Our program not only prepares you for immediate entry into the workforce but also paves the way for postgraduate study and research endeavors. Benefit from the close support of UQ’s leading academics and emerge as a dynamic professional ready to navigate the evolving landscape of journalism.

Visa Requirements:

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