Journalism graduates work in Australia and overseas within a wide range of print and broadcast media organisations. Career opportunities are found within:

  • Metropolitan, national and regional newspapers
  • Commercial radio and television stations
  • Web and multimedia publications
  • Specialty interest magazines and allied fields of publishing
  • Marketing, communication and public relations
  • National and overseas news organisations
  • Self-employment as freelance journalists and photojournalists

The basis of journalism is information - discovering, collecting, assembling, analysing and presenting information. To do this effectively, journalists require highly developed skills in language, a good understanding of the media, an interest in current affairs and a broad general knowledge.

1. Orientation

UQ has developed several helpful tools and websites to assist new students, which can be accessed through the UQ Orientation website.

The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences offers several program specific enrolment seminars, and welcome sessions, during orientation week. 

As part of the Student Charter, you must know and understand your official program rules and requirements.