3 start dates per year.
Become a qualified journalist for broadcast and print media with a Bachelor of Arts majoring in Journalism.
The Journalism major will teach you research skills, and methods for specialist writing needed for radio, television, newspapers and magazines. You’ll also study the role of news media in different cultures, mass media and ethics, and legal issues relating to journalism.
As an online student you’ll have the flexibility to study when and where it suits you, and graduate with the same globally-recognised Deakin University qualification as an on-campus student.
As well as majoring in Journalism, you can elect other areas of interest to study as part of your Arts degree.
Selection is based primarily on academic merit. Your existing qualifications and work experience will also be considered in the selection process.
Bachelor of Arts - Journalism major
Through this Journalism major you will develop the ability to:
You will also develop skills specific to the other units you choose to make up your Arts degree.
As an online student you’ll watch lectures, complete readings and participate in tutorials, just like an on-campus student. The difference is you’ll do this online, when it suits you.
Deakin was one of the first universities in Australia to deliver courses for off-campus students, and they pride themselves on an online learning system that is cutting-edge, engaging and easy to use.
Through their platform CloudDeakin, you’ll:
You’ll also be involved in conversations with other students and your tutors through virtual classrooms and discussion boards.
You can access the same support services as on-campus students – either via Deakin’s website, over the phone, on Skype, or in person if you are near a Deakin campus.
Specialist online advisers can help you develop successful study skills, discuss your course direction and provide career guidance.
You can also access:
The online orientation at the start of your course will introduce you to helpful resources.
Possible study loads:
For each unit, you need to allow around 10 hours a week for reading, online activities and assessments.
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