24 months
29000 AUD/year
18500 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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Develop the analytical and practical skills to research and produce news in the global digital age with the Multimedia Journalism (Extended) program from Curtin University.

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Key Facts

This two-year Multimedia Journalism (Extended) program from Curtin University is designed for students seeking to combine a thorough training in journalism with a four-unit specialisation in another complementary area.

The journalism component includes a strong emphasis on practical newsgathering skills. You'll learn how to produce multimedia journalism using industry-standard facilities and technology.

You will start creating news for online, radio and video in your first semester, and will be introduced to journalism’s crucial role in democracy.

You will experience work integrated learning as a reporter for the Curtin journalism news website, Western Independent.

Programme Structure

What you'll learn

  • Understand and apply a range of learning strategies; take responsibility for one's own learning and development; sustain intellectual curiosity and develop a commitment to professional research and publication, as well as reflective practice
  • Assess and evaluate information, and synthesise key facts, themes, and ideas in creating multimedia journalism and acquire skills and knowledge in relevant complementary discipline/s.
  • Communicate appropriately with colleagues, professional contacts and a range of audiences. Assess the application of existing and emerging technologies on journalism to create effective professional work

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


400 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS 107624A

  • A bachelor degree or graduate qualification in an unrelated field from a recognised institution OR a Graduate Certificate or Diploma in Journalism (applicants may be eligible for credit for recognised learning). 
  • Students with a Bachelor of Arts (Mass Communication) or Bachelor of Communications including the Journalism Stream or Specialisation may be eligible for credit for recognised learning.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    29000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29000 AUD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    18500 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18500 AUD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Perth

1328 - 2367 AUD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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