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Postgraduate Diploma On Campus

Advanced Journalism

University of Technology Sydney

12 months
775 AUD/credit 37200 AUD/year
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The Graduate Diploma in Advanced Journalism from University of Technology Sydney equips students with the skills, knowledge and agility to build a career in today's rapidly changing, multidiscipline and often highly disrupted digital 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. There is an emphasis on storytelling with digital tools, exploring innovation and embracing entrepreneurship.

Students have the opportunity to use, experience and think about emerging journalistic practices across different areas, including drones, virtual reality and computer-assisted reporting. 

This Graduate Diploma in Advanced Journalism  from 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.


Career options include reporter, producer, presenter and editor across most types of public and private media, broadcast and publishing organisations.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Journalism  
  • Media Law and Accountability 
  • Journalism Studies   
  • Digital Journalism and Beyond 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines


48 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS: 092501F   

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
  • story-telling forms that include short stories, essays, and short documentary style audio and video recordings.

If none of the above are 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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  • International

    37200 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 775 AUD per credit during 12 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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