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Entry requirements

In order to be considered for entry, applicants must have completed:

  • An undergraduate degree with a weighted average mark of at least H2B (70%), or equivalent

Meeting this requirement does not guarantee selection.

In ranking applications, the Selection Committee will consider:

  • Prior academic performance; and
  • Relevance of previous studies

Months of entry

March, July

Course content

The Master of International Journalism combines an emphasis on key skills - newsgathering and newswriting, video, audio, digital and social The Master of International Journalism is targeted at students interested in understanding and producing journalism in an international field of practice, where it is important that key skills are complemented by an understanding of different professional traditions, conventions, cultures and challenges.

The Master of International Journalism combines an emphasis on key skills - news gathering and news writing, video, audio, digital and social media production - with an international outlook on how different media operate in different cultures and markets. It also focuses on particular areas where a transnational perspective and knowledge is important, such as business and finance journalism.

The degree supports understanding of the different expectations, pressures and opportunities of journalism in different industry, regulatory and cultural environments, and is particularly tailored for students from an international background.

It prepares graduates to be confident and knowledgeable practitioners in a diverse and rapidly changing international field of practice, while equipping them with the skills to successfully operate in the fast-changing environment of digital journalism.

Information for international students

Applicants are required to satisfy the university's English language requirements for graduate courses.

Fees and funding

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Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • Masters
    part time
    48 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Samantha Fossey
Email
samantha.fossey@unimelb.edu.au
Phone
+61 3 9035 5511