Journalism, Minor (0069)

  • Western Sydney University Minor Code: 0069

Previous Code: SM1088.1

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 minor of the Bachelor of Communication integrates theoretical approaches to the news and information-based media with practice-based work in print-based, online and broadcast journalism.


Campus Mode Advice
Parramatta Campus - Victoria Road Internal
Penrith Campus Internal

Minor Structure

Students must complete 40 credit points, consisting of 20 credit points at Level 2 and 20 credit points at Level 3, from the subjects listed below

Level 2 Subjects 

Subject Title Credit Points
COMM 2017Feature Writing10
COMM 2022Journalism: Research and Investigation10
COMM 2027News Reporting10
COMM 2029Photo Journalism10
Total Credit Points40

Level 3 Subjects

Subject Title Credit Points
COMM 3015Digital Journalism Production20
COMM 3025News Teams10
COMM 3037Transmedia Production10