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Journalism and Mass Communication

Bachelors of Arts / Laws (Honours)

Gain the knowledge vital for exciting careers in media and related professions.

Courses cover the study of journalism and other forms of public communication, along with global journalism, mass communication and digital media.

Career opportunities can be found in arts, business, government and business, marketing, communications or public relations.


1 in Queensland for arts and humanities

QS World University Rankings 2024

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Career possibilities

Our programs prepare you for your first job and beyond. Here are some of the careers you could be on your way to:

  • Reporter
  • Correspondent/Journalist
  • Journalist
  • Media sub-editor
  • Sub-editor
  • Marketing manager
  • Radio journalist
  • Radio presenter
  • Arts journalist
  • Digital editor

How you'll learn

Your learning experiences are designed to best suit the learning outcomes of the courses you choose.

  • Lectures
  • Tutorials
  • Overseas study
  • Seminars

What you'll study

At UQ, subjects are called 'courses'. Here's a sample of the courses you could study:

  • Media and Society
  • Journalistic Narratives
  • International Journalism & Mass Communication
  • Communication Law and Ethics

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