Monash Journalism offers undergraduate and postgraduate coursework degrees for students seeking entry-level qualifications for a professional career in journalism. For experienced journalists we offer research degrees through our MA, PhD and PhD (Journalism) programs.
Why journalism at Monash? For coursework degree students
- You will produce real-life journalism from day one.
- You will learn to tell stories using all formats: print, radio, video, online and social media.
- You will be taught by senior journalists who between them have won Australia’s most prestigious journalism and television awards.
- You will build a published portfolio that includes publication in our own mastheads, outlets where you do internships and community media.
- You will choose from the widest variety of specialisations including investigative journalism, environmental reporting, arts reporting, political reporting, sports reporting, economic reporting and documentary.
- Monash Journalism is an exciting place to be for students who want a professional career in journalism and for those who are still considering their career options but want excellent research and communication skills.
For research degree students
- You will generate new capacities and directions in a challenging intellectual environment.
- You will extend and integrate your journalistic and scholarly research skills to produce an original and significant contribution to knowledge.
- You will publish the results of your research as either a conventional scholarly monograph or a major piece of journalism (in any medium) accompanied by an exegesis.
- You will be joining a dynamic group of staff and students working at the international forefront of journalism in a university environment.
Find out more:
- At Monash Journalism we conduct journalism practice in strict accordance with the Australian Journalists’ Code of Ethics, which in turn reflect the ethical principles and standards of the International Federation of Journalists, and with regard to the regulatory processes of the Australian Press Council. mojo is an independent news and current affairs website publishing professionally-edited multimedia news, ... Read more
- Recent Monash journalism graduate Ashley Argoon was a key member of team on The Border Mail newspaper that has been awarded a prestigious Walkley Award.. The Albury-Wodonga based newspaper’s campaign to end the silence about youth suicide won the Walkley’s ‘Coverage of Community and Regional Affairs’ category on November 30. Everyone at Monash’s School of Journalism, Australian ... Read more
- Journalism involves thorough research and accurate reporting in service of the public right to know. It is concerned with truth and relevance, and is a fundamental component of a healthy democratic society. Monash Journalism staff and students work and report on their communities: at the local level around our campuses in Melbourne, in Gippsland, Malaysia and ... Read more