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Master of Journalism and Master of International Relations for 2015

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Why study Master of Journalism and Master of International Relations?

The Master of Journalism and Master of International Relations provides a comprehensive introduction to the nature of the international political system and some of the key issues in contemporary international relations, an entry-level qualification for a professional journalism career, and a mid-career course for working journalists seeking to extend their expertise and refresh the intellectual basis of their practice. It is has a national and international orientation designed to optimize the contribution graduates will make to their profession using a full range of media technologies and insights into approaches to international relations.

To find out more about the Master of Journalism, visit the Journalism website and the International Relations website

Domestic

Entry requirements

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Duration

3 years full-time
6 years part-time

Fees for 2015

Fees are subject to change annually.

Commonwealth supported place (CSP)
Commonwealth supported place not offered for this course.

Domestic fee per 48 credit points
48 credit points represents a standard full-time course load for a year
$ 18,700 AUD

The Student Services and Amenities Fee applies to some students each calendar year.

Intakes

First Semester (March), Second Semester (July)

Attendances

  • On-campus at Caulfield: full-time, part-time

Faculty

Faculty of Arts

Course code: 4063

CRICOS code: 084911K

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Contact

Faculty of Arts
Tel: 1800 MONASH
(1800 666 274)
Web address: http://artsonline.monash.edu.au

International

Entry requirements

View entry requirements and applications for international students

Duration

3 years full-time

Fees for 2015

Fees are subject to change annually.

International fee per 48 credit points
48 credit points represents a standard full-time course load for a year
$ 28,400 AUD

Intakes

First Semester (March), Second Semester (July)

Attendances

  • On-campus at Caulfield: full-time

Faculty

Faculty of Arts

Course code: 4063

CRICOS code: 084911K

Find out more

Enquire nowApply nowEntry requirements

Contact

International Student Enquiries
Telephone: +61 3 9903 4788
Online Enquiry: Click Enquire Now

Admissions information for domestic students

Entry requirements

Minimum entrance requirements

Extra admission requirements:

144 points - Duration: 3 years full-time, 6 years part-time

An Australian undergraduate degree (or equivalent) with at least credit (60%) average, or qualification/experience or satisfactory substitute that the faculty considers to be equivalent.

120 points - Duration: 2.5 years full-time, 5 years part-time

An Australian undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in a cognate discipline with at least credit (60%) average, or qualification/experience or satisfactory substitute that the faculty considers to be equivalent.

or

An Australian undergraduate degree (or equivalent) and an Australian graduate certificate (or equivalent) in a cognate discipline with at least credit (60%) average across both qualifications, or qualification/experience or satisfactory substitute, that the faculty considers to be equivalent.

or

A four-year Australian honours degree (or equivalent) in a cognate discipline with at least credit (60%) average, or qualification/experience or a satisfactory substitute that the faculty considers to be equivalent.

University entrance requirements

Minimum entrance requirements for admission to Monash University Australia.

Applications

Semester one (March)

Apply directly to Monash

Semester two (July)

Apply directly to Monash

Admissions information for international students

Entry requirements

International entry requirements

Extra admission requirements:

144 points - Duration: 3 years full-time, 6 years part-time

An Australian undergraduate degree (or equivalent) with at least credit (60%) average, or qualification/experience or satisfactory substitute that the faculty considers to be equivalent.

120 points - Duration: 2.5 years full-time, 5 years part-time

An Australian undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in a cognate discipline with at least credit (60%) average, or qualification/experience or satisfactory substitute that the faculty considers to be equivalent.

or

An Australian undergraduate degree (or equivalent) and an Australian graduate certificate (or equivalent) in a cognate discipline with at least credit (60%) average across both qualifications , or qualification/experience or satisfactory substitute, that the faculty considers to be equivalent.

or

An four-year Australian honours degree (or equivalent) in a cognate discipline with at least credit (60%) average, or qualification/experience or a satisfactory substitute that the faculty considers to be equivalent.

A bachelor's degree with a credit average or a graduate diploma with a credit average, or qualifications or experience that the faculty considers to be equivalent to or a satisfactory substitute for the above.

Please note English proficiency requirements must be met.

English requirements for international students

A higher level of English language proficiency is required for this course:

IELTS 7.0 with no individual band score less than 6.5; TOEFL 587 with a TWE of 4.5; or internet-based TOEFL score of 94 with 20 in Listening, 19 in Reading, 24 in Writing and 20 in Speaking.

University entrance requirements

Minimum entrance requirements for admission to Monash University Australia.

Applications

Semester one (March)

Apply directly to Monash

Semester two (July)

Apply directly to Monash

Enrolment obligation

International students enrolling in a CRICOS-registered course can study no more than 25% of their course by distance and/or online learning. Students cannot enrol exclusively in distance and/or online learning study in any compulsory study period. See standard 9.4 of The National Code 2007.

Study areas

INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS

International relations provides students with an understanding of the many aspects of contemporary global politics and economics, and a solid intellectual grounding in the key debates, historical events and political institutions that have shaped the international relations discipline. International relations at Monash specialises in four broad areas: international security studies; global and European Union regional governance; international political economy; and foreign policy.

JOURNALISM

Our journalism program is the largest undergraduate journalism program in Australia. Our students are taught by real journalists. Through a combination of academic and practice-based work, students gain a solid foundation in all production technologies - print, video, radio and online - in metropolitan, regional and international contexts.