About the course
The double degree covers the core subjects of both the Bachelor of Sport Studies and the Bachelor of Arts (Communication – Journalism) to provide students with expertise in both these areas. Students are able to undertake Journalism subjects with either a Broadcast Journalism or Print Journalism emphasis.
Where will it take you
The four-year double degree program provides the ideal pathway into occupations in the sport, recreation and journalism industries. Students can expect to find employment in areas such as sports journalism, sports broadcasting, sports webcasting or positions in a sports agency, team or league or as a corporate media information officer.
Your course is recognised by industry
The Bachelor of Sport Studies and Bachelor of Arts (Communication – Journalism) degrees are both nationally accredited and registered tertiary awards.
Professional practice sessions are scheduled which offer opportunities to apply knowledge and skills gained from the academic components to real-life work situations. Placements in health, corporate and community wellness settings, exercise science and recreation and media agencies bring students into direct contact with professional workers in these fields.
To graduate, students must satisfactorily complete 256 points. Upon completion of the program, students graduate with two separate awards, the Bachelor of Sport Studies and the Bachelor of Arts (Communication - Journalism).