Help to inform and shape the future with a career in the innovative world of contemporary journalism.
This cutting-edge course, taught by renowned industry experts in Monash University’s groundbreaking new Media Lab, will prepare you for a dynamic career as a multifaceted journalist in the contemporary digital age.
Technology has transformed the traditional model of mainstream media – opening up the most exciting opportunities for story telling in the history of journalism. As a journalist today, you will find yourself at the edge of a golden age where all modes of media can be combined to tell your story to wider audiences than ever before.
International relevance and practical experience
As a student in Monash’s Master of Journalism program, you will have the opportunity to engage with industry and participate in study tours and field schools both in Australia and overseas.
All students can apply for funding to attend international field schools via Monash Abroad.
How to study
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To expand your skills in two key areas, students have the option of studying a double masters program. While studying in a Master of Journalism, you can also complete a Master of International Relations. Learn more
Monash also offers a Double Masters with Warwick University‘s Politics and International Studies Department. This new double degree allows you to undertake a Master of Journalism with Monash, and a second Masters degree with Warwick’s Politics and International Studies Department. The degree is available to both Warwick and Monash students.
Click here for fees and entry requirements for domestic and international students.
Click here for Scholarships and Funding information for domestic and international students.
See Fees and Entry Requirements (above) for English language requirements for this course.
Visit English language requirements for information on:
- English language proficiency tests – what is required and how to arrange testing
- The Monash University English Language Centre as a pathway for students who need help to meet the minimum English language requirements
See Fees and Entry Requirements (above) for a link through to study length options available for this course.
Depending on your qualification background and study goals, most of our Masters programs are available in three versions:
- 96 points - Duration: 2 years full-time, 4 years part-time
- 72 points - Duration: 1.5 years full-time, 3 years part-time
- 48 points - Duration: 1 year full-time, 2 years part-time
Full-time and part-time study options
Domestic students can reduce the number of units they study each semester by choosing to enrol part-time. If you choose to study part-time, be aware that:
- Night classes may not be available for all units.
- This option is not available to international students.
We consider you an international student if you are not:
- an Australian or New Zealand citizen, or
- an Australian permanent resident.
Note: We consider Australian and New Zealand citizens and Australian permanent residents as domestic students.
Our postgraduate courses are designed to meet the needs of students who have recently finished their degrees, individuals entering the industry for the first time or current industry professionals looking at furthering their career opportunities.
What our alumni think
Meet our academic teaching staff
Our academic teaching staff members are innovative researchers and established industry professionals.
For course specific information, please contact: Associate Professor Fay Anderson
For all other general questions, please visit our future student enquiries page.
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From outside Australia phone +61 3 9902 6011
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