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We have state-of-the-art newsroom and production studios to expand your skillset.

Why study journalism at QUT?

  • Turn your professional expertise and interests into a postgraduate research degree to master new techniques, skills and research methods.
  • Develop an advanced level of investigation and critical thinking to apply to your practice.
  • Complete a thesis or creative project to further your skills and advance your knowledge.

Flexible study approach

Depending on your interest, you can study a coursework degree, or a research degree as either:

  • a thesis with our Doctor of Philosophy or our Master of Arts (Research)
  • a practical industry-focused creative work and a written component with our Doctor of Creative Industries.

Further your professional practice

Our range of postgraduate journalism courses lets you incorporate practice-led research into your profession, meaning that you can complete your research degree as you work. A research degree can also prepare you for a career in a range of research-oriented and policy-focused roles.

State-of-the-art facilities

Our Creative Industries Precinct offers a world-class space with some of Australia's most sophisticated digital facilities. Here, you can collaborate with and work alongside like-minded people in an interdisciplinary environment that inspires imagination and innovation.

Pathways to a research career

Studying one of our postgraduate journalism courses offers a pathway towards a more research-focused career in industry or academia, where you'll be qualified to apply your research skills.

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Creative Industries Faculty

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    QUT Creative Industries Faculty
    Musk Ave
    Kelvin Grove QLD 4059