Advanced Journalism, Master | University of Technology Sydney | Sydney, Australia
18 months
802 AUD/credit 38496 AUD/year
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The Master of Advanced Journalism at the University of Technology Sydney equips students with the skills, deep knowledge and adaptive capabilities to build a career in today's rapidly changing and often highly disrupted media landscape.    

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Students gain hands-on experience in reporting, editing and related production and design skills in a wide variety of text, audio and visual mediums. They have the opportunity to use, experience and think about emerging areas of journalistic practice, including drones, virtual reality and computer-assisted reporting, and work with leading practitioners in investigative, sports and entrepreneurial journalism.

The overarching aim is to foster agility and innovation in the local, regional and global media landscape.  

This Master of Advanced Journalism at the University of Technology Sydney is part of an articulated program of study and is suitable for anyone interested in learning how to fully harness the power of journalism, from existing media professionals and journalism graduates needing to upgrade skills or try new things to people interested in realising the full potential of digital disruption.

Course aims 

Graduates of the program: 

  • have strong and flexible research, reporting and production skills, and a critical understanding of contemporary media
  • are innovative practitioners and agile thinkers who are able to develop new ideas and practices across journalism and media
  • strive towards leadership positions that are grounded in ethical, professional and transparent practice
  • possess the ability to work across platforms, channels and disciplines in digital and emerging environments
  • have an understanding of the role of the media in local, regional, national and global contexts.


Career options include reporter, producer, presenter and editor across all types of private and public media, broadcast and publishing organisations including digital start-ups, the not-for-profit sector and non-media publishers.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Advanced Journalism
  • Media Law and Accountability 
  • Journalism Studies 
  • Digital Journalism and Beyond 
  • Data and Computational Journalism 
  • Journalism Major Project

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months
  • Part-time
    • 30 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS admission requirements IELTS
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


72 alternative credits


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Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS: 092500G    

Applicants must have completed a UTS recognised bachelor's degree, or an equivalent or higher qualification, or submitted other evidence of general and professional qualifications that demonstrates potential to pursue graduate studies.

All applicants, except undergraduate journalism graduates, need to submit the following:

  • a CV
  • an example of their professional work. This includes:
  • links to or the text of any journalistic work, or
  • links to applicant's own website, blogposts or published essays and opinion articles, or
  • storytelling forms that include short stories, essays, and short documentary style audio and video recordings.

If none of the above is available, applicants may provide a short essay of no more than 1000 words about key challenges facing journalism and the news media industry.

Tuition Fee

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    38496 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 802 AUD per credit during 18 months.
  • A small number of postgraduate courses offer government subsidised Commonwealth Supported Places (CSP).   

Living costs for Sydney

1882 - 3547 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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