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Boston University, USA, Boston

Journalism, B.A.

  • Journalism, B.A.
  • Full-time
  • Duration : 4 years

Student Type

Indicative Fees

AUD 65,315

Study mode

On Campus


Course Highlights

Students combine a solid liberal arts background with pre-professional training to prepare for careers as writers, reporters, editors and producers for online newsrooms, magazines, radio, television, newspapers and other media outlets.

Career Opportunities

Studying journalism opens doors to a range of careers where your creativity, writing, communication and research skills are invaluable Job options Jobs directly related to your degree include: Broadcast journalist Editorial assistant Magazine features editor Magazine journalist Newspaper journalist Press sub-editor Publishing copy-editor/proofreader Web content manager Writer Jobs where your degree would be useful include: Advertising copywriter Digital copywriter Market researcher Multimedia specialist Public relations officer Science writer Translator Remember that many employers accept applications from graduates with any degree subject, so don't restrict your thinking to the jobs listed here.

Course Overview

Probably Boston University College of Communication (COM) Journalism alumni. BU has already produced 24 Pulitzer Prize winners. Our alumni include some of the most respected names in journalism, such as NBC News Erica Hill ( 98) and New York Times photojournalist Tyler Hicks ( 92), as well as rising stars, such as Kase Wickman ( 10) and Courtney Hollands ( 04). And now our program is breaking down barriers to prepare students to tell stories in new ways across different media, from print to wearable technology. Many of our students have a big impact even before they graduate. For instance, WTBU, our student-run radio station, was recently named station of the year twice in a row. And a trio of College of Communication students recently won first place in NESN's new reality show, NESN Next Producer. I want to find another Bachelor Course All this is made possible by a faculty of accomplished practicing journalists, including best-selling authors Mitchell Zuckoff (13 Hours), Dick Lehr (Black Mass) and Caryl Rivers, data journalist Maggie Mulvihill and former Boston Globe editor Michelle Johnson. They guide students through a curriculum that develops broad scope, critical thinking and the multimedia skills necessary to report the great stories of the future.


Programme Structure Core courses: Fundamentals of Journalism Visual Journalism Multimedia Journalism Beat Reporting History and Principles of Journalism Media Law and Ethics



Academic Entry Requirement

Academic Requirements The Common Application High School Transcript Senior Year Grades Guidance Counselor Recommendation and School Report Form Teacher Evaluation Standardized Tests Portfolios, Auditions and Interviews English Proficiency

English Entry Requirement


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