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Advanced Journalism

The media is changing. Our advanced journalism courses offer a contemporary perspective on an age-old profession.

UTS Journalism editing and producing

You’ll explore traditional journalistic practices in the context of emerging technologies, and build hands-on skills in reporting, editing, production and design across a variety of media. You’ll also learn to understand the local, regional and global media landscape. Ready to network? Take up internship opportunities, develop a professional portfolio or build industry-relevant skills through our partnerships with major media outlets. Whether you’re an experienced producer or someone interested in harnessing the power of digital disruption, you’ll graduate with the potential to build a career in today’s rapidly changing media landscape.

Postgraduate Info Eve — 15 June 2017


Journalism at UTS

Why Journalism at UTS?

  • Head straight to the top
    Join the ranks of one of the most respected journalism programs in the country.
  • Build a professional portfolio
    Publish and broadcast your work from early on in Central NewsU:Mag, Vertigo (student magazine), 2SER-FM radio and the opportunity to undertake industry internships.
  • Learn from the best
    Study with award winning academics and practitioners who are highly acclaimed by industry, including discipline head Peter Fray.
  • Push the right buttons
    Work with the latest technology and equipment in our purpose-build journalism lab, sound and film editing suites, radio and television studios, and production labs.
  • Shoot for the stars
    In six of the past eight years, UTS Journalism students and alumni have won the Walkley Student Journalist of the Year Award and the Walkley Awards for Excellence in Journalism. Administered by the Walkley Foundation for Journalism, these awards recognise and reward excellence in journalism in Australia. Our students have also won many Ossie awards.
  • Go global
    Benefit from strong international links and exchange opportunities, including the Erasmus Mundus Master’s Program.
  • Count your pennies
    UTS Alumni receive a 10% saving on tuition fees for full-fee-paying courses. See the Alumni Advantage Program for more.
  • Start your postgraduate study sooner by enrolling in an Autumn or Spring intake – whichever suits your situation best! Click for more information on how to apply to UTS postgraduate courses.

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Graduates work in media organisations, publishing houses, production companies, community groups, businesses and consultancies around the world.

What the students and graduates say

Whitney Fitzsimmons, UTS Master of Arts in JournalismWhitney Fitzsimmons
Master of Arts in Journalism
Executive Producer, Small Business Secrets, SBS TV

“My Masters degree boosted my confidence in writing for different media such as online publications, print, TV and radio.”

Matt Bungard, UTS Master of Arts in JournalismMatt Bungard
Master of Arts in Journalism
Journalist, The Sydney Morning Herald

“I enjoyed the variety of fields of study, the guidance from my tutors and the connections that completing this degree provided me with.”

Sarah Berry, UTS Master of Arts in JournalismSarah Berry
Master of Arts in Journalism
Health and lifestyle writer, Fairfax

“I chose UTS journalism course because it had the best reputation, and it didn’t disappoint.”

More student profiles

UTS Journalism students radio 2SER

Graduate work

  • 2016 Federal Election— As Australia voted, Journalism and Comms students covered the election via Twitter handle @UTSReports
  • Mumbrella, Media and Technology — Nic Christensen (MA Journalism), Media and Technology Editor Mumbrella, and winner Walkley Media Super Student Journalist of the year 2009
  • Tracking Baltimores Addicts — Walkley award winning feature story by Colin Cosier (MA Journalism), film-maker for the Sydney Morning Herald and ABC News

More student work

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Make a postgraduate enquiry

UTS Journalism staff Peter Fray