Bachelor of Journalism/Laws (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


60 Months

Scholarship Available




About this Study Course

Embark on a transformative journey where law meets journalism with our Bachelor of Journalism/Laws (Honours) program. Gain practical legal and communication skills that set you apart in both the media and legal professions. Through this dual program, delve into the intricacies of law and journalism, positioning yourself for a diverse array of career opportunities across media, communications, and legal sectors.


In our program, you’ll delve into the heart of journalism and its evolving media landscapes, equipped with the skills and insights essential for professional success. From understanding media contexts to mastering digital media production, you’ll engage in internships, fieldwork studies, and independent projects, honing your journalistic prowess.

Simultaneously, the Bachelor of Laws (Honours) offers a comprehensive introduction to the legal system, fostering critical thinking and legal analysis. Through interactive learning and internationally relevant content, you’ll develop essential professional skills such as legal research, writing, advocacy, and alternative dispute resolution, all underscored by ethical principles.

Admission Requirements

  • Completion of Queensland Year 12 (or equivalent) with a General English subject (Units 3 & 4, C).
  • Meet the minimum entry scores specified for the individual programs, aiming for excellence.
  • 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.
  • COMU1120 – Media and Society
  • COMU1130 – Data and Society
  • COMU1140 – Multimedia
  • JOUR1112 – Journalistic Narratives
  • JOUR1710 – Journalistic Investigation
  • COMU2120 – Media Design
  • COMU2160 – Communication Law and Ethics
  • JOUR2221 – International Journalism & Mass Communication
  • WRIT2000 – Writing & Editing for the Professions
  • JOUR3000 – Data Journalism
  • JOUR3100 – Social Justice Storytelling
  • JOUR3401 – Journalism Project
  • BJ Flexible Core Courses (Various options)

Annual fee:

  • International:AUD $46,752
  • Domestic:$16,323

Future Career Outcomes

Join the ranks of successful alumni who have leveraged their dual expertise to thrive in diverse industries. Our program not only meets industry demands but also molds graduates equipped with versatile skills tailored to the evolving job market. Whether pursuing investigative journalism, legal advocacy, or strategic communications, you’ll emerge as a dynamic professional poised to make a difference.

Visa Requirements:

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