The study of the relationships between information, people and technology is relevant, fast-paced and exciting.
Journalism, Information and Communications provides undergraduate and postgraduate courses that give our students an in-depth understanding of how individuals, organisations and broader society respond to change, and help in gaining the ‘in-demand’ balance of creative, technical and personal skills that employers seek, in areas of work that present abundant career opportunities.
The study of journalism, information and communications is interdisciplinary and spans:
Key knowledge areas and skills taught include the production of media and information systems, web design and programming, the cultural and social impact of the media and technology on society, journalistic reporting skills for multimedia platforms, information and media law, ethics and management.
Career prospects: We prepare students for a wealth of diverse employment opportunities in a wide variety of sectors, both at home and abroad. Recent graduates have found employment as newspaper journalists, web content writers, digital journalists, systems analysts, freelance web developers, freelance reporters, consultants and project managers, business writers, teachers, librarians, fashion writers, business development managers, film reviewers, sports reporters, human resources managers, publishing editors, information managers in a variety of organisations including local authorities, housing and transport.