University of Melbourne

Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences

Master of Journalism


The University of Melbourne

Room 104, Ground Floor

Parkville, New South 3010


Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Journalism

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Master of Journalism is a new program commencing in 2012. It is designed for students who are interested in pursuing careers in journalism and journalism-related fields, and for journalists and other professional practitioners working in the contemporary media industry who wish to develop additional advanced skills and knowledge. The program teaches the full range of journalism skills and critically engages with the professional conventions of journalism, with ethical and legal issues that impact on journalism, and with contemporary questions such as how new media technologies influence journalism practices. •Learn real-world skills from leading industry practitioners. •Engage with important and challenging issues facing the Australian and global media industries. •Gain a theoretical and practical grounding in issues such as civics, governance, citizenship, and leadership. •Investigate key concepts that frame recent developments in fields such as media law, management theory, globalisation, health policy, and climate change. •Undertake an internship with an external organisation, and gain valuable practical experience and extend your professional networks.


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