Bachelor of Arts in Communication (Journalism) Bachelor of Arts in International Studies University of Technology Sydney - UTS

3.5 out of 5 from 2 reviews
Bachelor Degree
Sydney
5.0 years Full-Time
(or Part-Time equivalent)
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Course Description

Journalism education at UTS is based on the principle that journalism exists to inform the public – and that the public has a right to know. This degree develops professional skills across all media and critically engages with the intellectual, ethical and political foundations of journalism.

This degree combines a professional degree with immersion in another language and culture, enhancing professional training and career options. The combined course seeks to augment the value of journalism by broadening awareness and understanding of another language and culture.

This course is designed to meet the essential practical skills and theoretical knowledge needed for a career in journalism. Students gain a crucial understanding of the role that journalists play in creating a democratic public sphere, providing a forum for debate and giving voice to diverse communities. The course equips students with advanced research, writing, reporting and analytical skills for online, audio, television, video, print and social media; and knowledge of the intellectual, ethical and political foundations of journalism.

Career options are also enhanced by an international experience, making students more marketable to prospective employers.

Majors

Journalism and International Relations

Careers

Career options include reporter, producer, editor, social media editor, sub-editor, feature and freelance journalist, investigative journalist, researcher, and...

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Additional Information

Industrial training/professional practice
Students take part in relevant and applied journalism tasks throughout the Journalism major, and must un...

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Ratings

Average ratings for Bachelor of Arts in Communication (Journalism) Bachelor of Arts in International Studies University of Technology Sydney - UTS based on 2 reviews
Rating
3.5
Job prospects
2.0
Teachers
4.0
Course work
3.5
Time worthy
3.0
Money Worthy
3.0



Student Reviews

July 2018
Year completed 2018

Positives: The capstone subject is meant to give you experience in your field.

The hours are flexible.

Negatives: The capstone subject gives you experience, but is insufficient to start your career with, volunteering and internships

Many subjects are not related to your career, and do not correlate to careers outside...

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February 2018
Year completed 2018

Positive-
-practical learning experience that puts us out of our comfort zones (in journalism- from day 1 we are always doing real life stories. In international studies- doing a compulsory year abroad)
- easy city location

Negative-
- the costs
- pretentiousness of a city uni

My advice to future students is: D...

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