Bachelor of Multimedia Journalism
Arts, Education and Social Sciences
Entry requirements for this course are consistent with the Pathways to Qualifications in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) Guidelines for Bachelor degrees.
Minimum English Language Proficiency Requirements
Students of non English speaking backgrounds must have an adequate English language capacity assessed under the Australian International English Language Testing System. An IELTS score of 6.0 with no component lower than 5.5 is required (Band 1 at JCU). Students scoring below this may be offered up to six months intensive language training prior to admission to the course.
Academic Requirements for Course Completion
72 credit points as per course structure
Additional course rules
A maximum of 30 credit points may be taken at level 1
A minimum of 18 credit points must be taken at level 3
Characteristics of learning outcomes for this course are consistent with those outlined in the Bachelor degree Guideline in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF).
JN1001:03 The Journalist and Society
JN1005:03 Writing Convergent Stories
NM1201:03 Photographic Capture
NM1202:03 The Digitised Image
NM1600:03 Digital Music Media
NM1401:03 Introduction to Graphic Design
NM1402:03 Design for Media Communication
JN2021:03 Writing Convergent Stories 2
JN2300:03 Media Law
JN2301:03 Introduction to Broadcast Journalism
NM2203:03 Digital Storytelling
JN3012:03 Media Editing
JN3102:03 Radio Documentaries
JN3104:03 Video Journalism
JN3300:03 Industry Internship
JN3303:03 Ethics in Journalism
JN3304:03 Investigative Features
JN3305:03 Multimedia Production
NM2301:03 Introduction to Web Designs
NM2600:03 Music and Sound Media
NM3401:03 Interactive Media Design
NM3610:03 Digital Music Technology
Select 12 credit points of any undergraduate subjects
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Expected time to complete
3 years full-time or equivalent part-time
Maximum time to complete
Maximum leave of absence
Course progression requisites
Must complete 12 credit points at level 1 before attempting any level 2 subject
Course includes mandatory professional placement(s)
Further information about placements can be found at Enrolment Policy – Coursework Students .
Candidates may be required to undertake placements away from the campus at which they are enrolled at their own expense.
Special assessment requirements
Maximum allowed Pass Conceded (PC) grade
Supplementary exam for final subject
A candidate who has failed the final subject towards the degree and who gained 40% or more of the marks for that subject, may be granted a supplementary examination in that subject.
Candidates may apply for advanced standing for previous tertiary study in accordance with the Advanced Standing for Previous Studies and Recognised Prior Learning policy associated procedures.
48 credit points
Advanced standing will be granted only for studies completed in the 5 years prior to the commencement of this course.
Advanced standing gained for any subject shall be cancelled 15 years after the date of the examination upon which the advanced standing is based if, by then, the candidate has not completed the course of study prescribed for the degree.
A maximum of 9 credit points of advanced standing may be granted at level 3.
Inclusion of majors on testamur
This course does not have majors
Exit with lesser award