Advanced Journalism allows you to explore traditional tenets of journalism with a contemporary approach.
Using emerging technologies, you'll learn hands-on reporting, editing, production and design skills to understand the media environment in a local, regional and global context.
This course offers an articulated program. The Graduate Diploma and Master’s Degree share certain subjects, allowing recognition of prior learning for previously completed subjects.
This course is embedded in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences.
Master of Advanced Journalism
6 Core Subjects and 3 Electives
Master of Advanced Journalism (Extension)
6 Core Subjects and 6 Electives
Graduate Diploma in Advanced Journalism
4 Core Subjects and 2 Electives
- Broadcast & Publishing
- Content Marketer
- Copy Writer
- Digital Start-Up
- Digital Marketer
Have exclusive access to facilities which are already used by industry. With specialised editing suites, a performance and media arts production studio, digital audio workstations and a portable equipment store, you can use professional equipment and services to produce broadcast quality projects.
Being connected to media outlets such as Central News, U: Mag and Vertigo, you can publish your content with and productions to enhance your industry, professional and personal development.
You will learn to research, interview, compile and review as key components of this course.
These foundational skills are developed through hands-on experience and professional practice. Taught by critically acclaimed academics, you can gain relevant and esteemed guidance to become an equipped producer of media, content and journalism.
Why not enrol in our UTS Open taster course?
Encouraging to use newfound skills and apply them in real environments and contexts, you are offered a variety of opportunities. Our strong international links provide the chance to experience studying abroad in programs such as the Erasmus Mundus Master’s Program and Foreign Correspondent Study Tour.
Sought after skills
We understand that to become advantageous in your industry or in your career change, you may need new skills or need to specialise your expertise. With journalistic skills in; communications, production and media, you can gain adaptable skills which are valuable in a range of fields and positions.
Prestigious award winners
UTS Journalism students and alumni have previously won the Walkley Student Journalist of the Year Award and the Walkley Awards for Excellence in Journalism. Administered by the Walkley Foundation, these awards are recognised as rewards for excellence in Journalism throughout Australia.
I really enjoyed the practicality of the course, particularly data journalism and how that can be integrated into discovering interesting stories for investigation…also when I went to Jordan as part of the Foreign Correspondents Study Tour, I learnt a whole range of skills from the others there – filming on multiple pieces of equipment, producing talent and landing on your feet when things don’t go to plan.
Content Producer at News Corp
Graduate, Master of Advanced Journalism
Central News gave me the experience I needed to secure full-time employment at The Australian. The mentoring, guidance and simulated newsroom environment at Central News made all the difference in being able to develop my skills, build a portfolio and ultimately secure a sort after position as a full-time news producer.
Graduate, Master of Advanced Journalism
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Why choose UTS?
Australia’s #1 Young University*
UTS is the number-1 ranked university under 50 years in Australia and number 8 in the world. That means we’re different from other institutions: we’re outstanding in the areas that we work in, whether it be our courses or our research. The odds are, whatever degree you choose at UTS, you’ll find us at the front of the pack
*Times Higher Education WUR Top 200 under 50 Rankings 2016–2017 and QS Top 50 Under 50 2017–2018
Research with real-world impact
We’ve joined the world’s elite. We now sit among the Top-200 universities in the world, as ranked by Times Higher Education in 2016. That’s because our research has real-world impact, we’re respected by our peers and our learning environment is world-class. That means you’ll be getting the benefit of teaching underpinned by high-quality research, whether it be into big data, the future of work or other key areas. Imagine where we’ll be tomorrow.
Our teaching staff stand out for many reasons. It might be because they’re experienced industry professionals who have moved into academia. It might be the fact that their research is ranked as world-standard. And it will definitely be because they are using our industry-leading learning futures approach. For all these reasons, they’re the ones who’ll be giving you the tools to advance your career.
A campus central to the city
Your time matters. That’s why we deliver our classes in a variety of different modes, from evening classes to delivering whole subjects over a multi-day block session. We’re also investing in new teaching technologies to give our students more options for blended learning. Best of all our city campus is located a few minutes’ walk from Sydney’s biggest transport hub, Central Station. You’ll be able to get here (and away) with ease.
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