News and digital media

As a News and Digital Media student at the University of Newcastle, you will learn to plan, develop, write, record and edit stories across a variety of media platforms. The News and Digital Media major provides students with the opportunity to develop practical skills and knowledge that is relevant to the contemporary journalism landscape.

This major will prepare you to work in journalism whether you want to work for news organisations, new online media outlets, as freelancers, in other media businesses or as embedded creatives in other industries. You will learn to produce media for video, audio, mobile, print and online platforms.

Career examples

  • Media officers
  • Publishers
  • Editors
  • Speechwriters for government officials, politicians and executives
  • Corporate communicators


  1. Bachelor of Communication