This course entry applies to students commencing this course in 2014 and should be read in conjunction with information provided in the 'Faculty information' section of this Handbook by the Faculty of Arts
|Total credit points required||72|
|Standard duration of study (years)||1.5 years FT, 3 years PT|
|Study mode and location||On-campus (Caulfield)|
|Admission, fee and application details||http://www.monash.edu/study/coursefinder/course/3932|
This course is both an entry-level qualification for a professional journalism career and a mid-career course for working journalists seeking to extend their expertise and refresh the intellectual basis of their practice. It has a national and international orientation designed to optimise the contribution graduates will make to their profession using a full range of media technologies.
These course outcomes are aligned with the Australian Qualifications Framework level 9, the Bologna Cycle 2 and Monash Graduate AttributesAustralian Qualifications Framework level 9, the Bologna Cycle 2 and Monash Graduate Attributes (http://opvclt.monash.edu.au/curriculum-by-design/aligning-course-outcomes-with-aqf-bologna.html).
Upon successful completion of this course it is expected that graduates will be able to demonstrate:
The faculty may award credit for postgraduate work completed at Monash University or at another tertiary institution, including overseas universities. Applicants may be granted specific credit in equivalent units or unspecified credit towards electives. A maximum of 50 per cent credit may be granted in line with course requirements and structure. To be eligible for credit, previous study must have been completed within ten years prior to the year of application for credit.
Recognised prior learning is assessed on the basis of equivalent learning outcomes or competencies. Assessments will be evidence-based and the faculty will determine a variety of methods and instruments to establish equivalence.
This course consists of four core units (24 points), plus 24 points of electives at level four and one of two options at level five. Students who achieve a distinction average in their level-four units have the option of undertaking a 24-point research dissertation at level five. Students must complete a maximum of 48 points at level four and minimum of 24 points at level five. All units are worth 6 points except where indicated.
Students must complete one of the following options.
Students who have achieved a distinction average in their level-four units can choose to complete one of:
Students may apply to exit after successful completion of:
Master of Journalism