Undergraduate Course (Bachelor of Arts)
Journalism at Curtin has an excellent reputation in the media industry, locally, nationally and internationally. The course aims to develop your ability to research, prepare and publish news and current affairs and other content for publication across various media platforms, including print, radio, television and online. Study in the Journalism area includes media law and regulation, media ethics, news gathering and presentation.
You will be taught by journalists with many years experience in print, radio and television. You will learn the professional aspects of journalism practice, the history and economics of the media, social and ethical issues, together with a theoretical understanding of media law and regulation.
This degree is for those seeking to develop creative problem solving skills and an advanced understanding of media, culture, new technology and communication practices. Students can undertake internships in prominent media organisations, state government agencies and communication departments of major corporations, such as Fremantle Football Club.