This diploma is taught by staff with tertiary qualifications and backgrounds in journalism. Their combined professional experience covers radio, television and online journalism, newspaper and magazine journalism, specialist reporting and news organisation management.
The curriclum uses a variety of face-to-face and online learning and teaching approaches which may include lectures, tutorials, workshops, seminars, case studies, problem-based learning, reflective techniques (e.g. blogs, journals), online and face-to-face presentations, group-based learning, online and face-to-face discussions.
Our journalism students work on individual and group projects with industry professionals producing work that is printed or broadcast widely in the Australian media.
Assessment will include a range of activities such as reports, research projects, assignments, portfolio production, essays, presentations, reflective papers and peer or industry review. Research projects, reports and presentations will be directly related to industry specific needs and may involve making contact with industry practitioners regarding contemporary issues.
Most of the assessment you undertake is ongoing throughout the semester and will be designed so that your lecturer can provide you with formative feedback on strengths and areas for improvement. This approach will enable you to improve on your performance during the subject and in subsequent subjects, as well as continue to refine capabilities for your future professional practice and learning after graduation.
All subjects are delivered in English.
You will have access to online resources through the student portal.