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Bachelor of Science / Bachelor of Journalism - 994AA

Course Code: 994AA
Course Version: 1
Location: UC - Canberra, Bruce
Faculty: Faculty of Education, Science, Technology & Maths
Discipline(s): Academic Program Area - Science
Discipline of Communication and Media
UAC Code: 368124
CRICOS Code: 065748G
English Language Requirements: Academic IELTS of 6.0 or equivalent, with no band score below 6.0

Introduction

This double degree course is designed to provide students with the basic conceptual and analytical skills required for a professional career in science and communication. The breadth offered by the double degree gives graduates a broader perspective, provides greater vocational flexibility and increases the range of employment opportunities in both the private and public sectors.

Normally students are able to graduate with either a degree of BSc or BComm at the end of three years, however students must consult with their course convener at the end of 2nd year to ensure their 3rd year studies are structured to accommodate such an exit.

Enquiries

Current and Commencing Students
Email FAD.Student@canberra.edu.au Ph 1300 301 727
Prospective Students
Please email study@canberra.edu.au or telephone 1800 UNI CAN (1800 864 226)

Admission Requirements

Attainment of the published UAI or its equivalent.

Additional Admission Requirements

Refer to individual courses.

Assumed Knowledge

Refer to individual courses.

Information on admission closing dates can be found here.

Course Requirements

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In addition to course requirements, in order to successfully complete your course you may need to meet the inherent requirements. Please refer to the inherent requirements statement applicable to your course

Awards

Award(s) Official Abbreviation
Bachelor of Science BSc
Bachelor of Journalism B Jnl

Alternate Exit Awards

Bachelor of Communication in Journalism Bachelor of Journalism Bachelor of Science

Typical Study Pattern

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Please refer to the tab to view Course Requirements, check unit details and select Restricted Choice Units for the course. Please note not all units are offered in each teaching period.

Unit Delivery Modes

Delivery modes for units in this degree are yet to be confirmed. Please contact us for more details.

This course is closed to new admissions from semester 1, 2013. Please refer to course 242JA Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Communication in Journalism.

Professional Accreditation

The Journalism degree is not formally accredited, but it is professionally recognised by the Media, Entertainment and Arts Alliance

Graduate Employment

The breadth offered by the double degree gives graduates a broader perspective, provides greater vocational flexibility and increases the range of employment opportunities in both the private and public sectors. Students can also expect to find work as journalists in radio, TV, print and multimedia environments with enhanced opportunities as science reporters.

Course Duration

Standard eight semesters full time or equivalent. Maximum twenty semesters.

Honours

Refer to individual courses.

Offerings

  • Past Offerings
    • 2012->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2013->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2014->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2015->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2016->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2017->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal

Enrolment Numbers

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