Bachelor of Journalism University of Queensland - UQ

4.25 out of 5 from 4 reviews
Bachelor Degree
3.0 years Full-Time
(or Part-Time equivalent)
This information aims to provide a summary of the course. If you'd like to find out more, please go here

Course Description

Journalists of the future need to be multi-skilled, adaptable, resourceful and creative. UQ’s Bachelor of Journalism has been designed to meet the expectations of this digital landscape.

This three-year program will prepare you for a professional career researching, reporting, writing and telling stories across different media platforms, including digital, print, radio and television.

Benefit from a progressive program that keeps pace with industry where you will learn the principles and practices of new digital media production.

Gain sought after skills in field recording and camerawork; editing of sound; vision and pictures; data analysis; publishing and multimedia platform distribution.

Prepare for a versatile and adaptable career with access to an on-site Media and Production Support team as well as industry professionals and fieldwork and internship opportunities.

Career opportunities are found within:
metropolitan, national and regional newspapers
commercial radio and television stations
web and multimedia...

Read more
Additional Information

The skills of a professional journalist – proper and thorough research, interviewing, writing, critical thinking and interpretation – are valued in...

Read more


Average ratings for Bachelor of Journalism University of Queensland - UQ based on 4 reviews
Job prospects
Course work
Time worthy
Money Worthy

Student Reviews

April 2018
Year completed 2018

Positives: Lots of hands on experience in the work field as well as creating content. Interesting perspectives on all areas. Meeting new people with similar interests.

One of the best parts is reading current news sources and having the knowledge to decipher what is true and false about the article.

Negatives: As the c...

Read more
April 2018
Year completed 2021

Positives: It urges you to communicate with more people than you normally would and gets you out of your comfort zone in the best way

Negatives: It feels really demanding at times

My advice to future students is: Really think about the field you intend to go into and ask yourself if it’s right for you. Don’t just pick s...

Read more
April 2018
Year completed 2022

Positives: The teachers are all interesting and well informed of their subjects. They’re helpful. And the assessments feel relevant to the course work.

Negatives: Haven’t encountered any so far.

My advice to future students is: Pay attention and try to attend every lecture and tutorial.

Also, if you’re struggling the...

Read more
March 2018
Year completed 2018

I love that the degree takes a practical approach and allows you to complete journalistic stories that you're interested in. I also found that this degree teaches you a lot of transferable skills that are applicable to a lot of workplaces.

My advice to future students is: I would suggest that potential future students thin...

Read more

Explore similar courses in Communication and Media Studies reviews
Bachelor of Communication (Media) reviews
RMIT University
5 Reviews
Bachelor of Journalism reviews
Macleay College
4 Reviews
Bachelor of Communication reviews
University of Technology Sydney ...
4 Reviews
Bachelor of Communication and Media reviews
University of Wollongong - UOW
4 Reviews
Diploma of Professional Writing and Editing reviews
Melbourne Polytechnic
4 Reviews
Bachelor of Communication reviews
University of Queensland - UQ
3 Reviews
Check out related blogs
How to approach a Journalism degree
Find out what to expect studying a Bachelor of Communications (Journalism) and International Studies degrees, including what to do if you get the chance to study abroad.