Bachelor of Multimedia Journalism
This course gives you traditional journalism skills, plus an opportunity to master the technology - sound, image and vision - for careers in online and mobile media environments. Students as JCU use the latest multimedia technology and contribute stories to our online news platform.
|3 years full time
Part time available
|Midyear start - Yes|
|OP/Rank 2012 was 17/64|
|CRICOS code is 070088G|
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As online newspapers replace traditional newspapers audiences are continuing to seek fresh, innovative ways in which to get their news: from videos to audio and pictures, as well as from text and social networks on their mobile platforms and tablets.
As a multimedia journalist you will be across all of these exciting mediums, breaking stories and generating copy for your tech-savvy target audience.
The environment is fast-paced and you will be filing stories (print, audio and video) for real deadlines on our own digital media platform, JCNN. It’s all in a day’s work for a multimedia journalist.
Our Bachelor of Multimedia Journalism offers you the opportunity to obtain traditional journalism skills while mastering the technology, sound, image and vision to tell stories across multiple mediums.
This groundbreaking course provides the digital media skills required by today’s converged newsrooms where you will be expected to:
take photographs and videos
understand the basics of web design, graphic design while you deliver radio documentaries
write text based stories.
The Bachelor of Multimedia Journalism is an innovative program of study that prepares you for tomorrow’s world.
Fieldwork is an important component of this course and as such students visit courtrooms to collect court stories and complete a professional internship during the final year of study.
You are also given access to the latest multimedia technology: microphones, cameras, videos to help you gather stories. Our lecturers have also practised as journalists so you are exposed to best practice.
Graduates will be highly skilled to work as journalists across convergent media, including online, multimedia, print and broadcast media, in roles such as:
web development managers
public communication specialists
public relations practitioners
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