This course is perfect if you have a passion for writing or blogging about the things you love, and an interest in social media, digital layout, interview techniques, video and photography.
You’ll learn skills including writing copy, online media, photography, design and video journalism. You’ll be introduced to the 24-hour news culture, the need to be first at the scene, immersed in the story and, most importantly, bringing the news to life. Along with the transferable skills you’ll develop, the course will help focus your career and progression aspirations.
You can expect a fast-paced, creative and rewarding course delivered in our excellent facilities, which include the largest TV studio in Nottingham. You’ll also get to complete various assessments throughout your study, with live briefs and an end of year show to give you the best opportunity to get noticed.
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Start: 4th September 2019
Course code: C000948 / Q001865
UAL Level 3 Extended Diploma in Journalism
You’ll need 5 GCSEs at grade 9–4 (A*–C), including English Language and maths – both of these must be grade 9–4 (A*–C) or Functional Skills Level 2 in English and maths, or a relevant Level 2 vocational qualification with English and maths GCSE grades 9–4 (A*–C).
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Assessment is continuous and will consist of a portfolio of reports, presentations and creative projects plus a final major project at the end of the year.
Choose to follow with further study at degree level in journalism or media. Career opportunities include: photo journalist, writer, video producer, music editor, magazine editor, blogger/citizen journalist.
Students aged 16-18 don't have to pay tuition fees. If you are aged 19 or over, check out our Financial Help page for information on fees and funding!