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Advanced Journalism (Extension)

University of Technology Sydney

24 months
749 AUD/credit 35952 AUD/year
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The Master of Advanced Journalism (Extension) at University of Technology Sydney is designed to meet the needs of mid-career journalists and graduates seeking a career change. It is a highly industry-focused course that equips students with deep knowledge of journalism, technical skills and the adaptive capacities needed in the current digital dominated media environment.  

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Course aims

The aim of this Master of Advanced Journalism (Extension) at University of Technology Sydney is to foster innovative thinking based on a critical understanding of the digital forces buffeting the news media industry. 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

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


96 alternative credits


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Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS: 099639J  

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 UTS undergraduate journalism graduates, need to submit the following:

  • a CV
  • an example of their professional work, which includes:
  • links to or the text of any journalistic work, or
  • links to the 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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    35952 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 749 AUD per credit during 24 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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