Journalism, Major (0069)
- Western Sydney University Major Code: 0069
Previous Code: M1067.1
Available to students in other Western Sydney University Programs: Yes. Check that your program has the available credit points required to complete the subjects in this field of study. Any requisite requirements must also be met. Consult your Program Advisor for further advice.
The Journalism Major provides practical experience in preparing and presenting news and digital content for online, print and broadcast platforms. It provides an understanding of how the news media works and the importance of journalism in society. Students develop communication, journalism and storytelling skills suitable for all forms of new, digital and traditional media, including community, corporate and niche platforms.
|Parramatta Campus - Victoria Road||Internal||EnquiriesHCA@westernsydney.edu.au|
|Sydney City Campus*||Internal||EnquiriesHCA@westernsydney.edu.au|
*Curriculum delivered through an agreement with another party
Students must complete 80 credit points as follows:
|COMM 1018||Introduction to Journalism||10|
|Total Credit Points||10|
|COMM 2027||News Reporting||10|
|COMM 2022||Journalism: Research and Investigation||10|
|COMM 2017||Feature Writing||10|
|Total Credit Points||30|
|COMM 3025||News Teams||10|
|COMM 3055||Digital Story Production||10|
|COMM 3056||Constructive News and Solutions Journalism||10|
|Total Credit Points||40|
The subjects listed below count towards completion of this major for students who passed these subjects in 2023 or earlier.
COMM 2029 Photo Journalism
COMM 3037 Transmedia Production