This course aims to provide students with knowledge about contemporary global media and communication, new media technologies and policies, as well as the importance of ethics and law in mass communication practices and public relations.
This major provides students with practical reporting and writing skills in print and broadcast journalism and it investigates the ethical, legal and cultural contexts of the news media. The major gives students the opportunity to work in a news room culture. Students learn about the news industry and about the influence of journalism on society.
Students have the options to do a second major in the following areas.
Plus 6 other general elective units (can select any units from other major with the fulfilment of the prerequisite).Entry Criteria
Applicant must also demonstrate proficiency in English Language requirement at one of the following criteria before graduating from the above mentioned programme
Murdoch University School of Media, Communication & Culture enjoys an international reputation in mass communication field and has a strong industry links with the media industries internationally. Murdoch university teaching staffs also have a strong record in professional consultancy work and publications. In recent reports by the Australian Universities Quality Agency and the Graduate Careers Council of Australia, the school was cited as one of Australia's Top 5 in the Mass Communication discipline.