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Journalism (Level 3) - Full-time

Journalism 01

Course outline

There are millions of fascinating human stories waiting to be told. Are you curious and creative enough to get out there and find them?

Journalism is one of the fastest paced - and fastest changing - industries there is. Modern journalism isn’t just about writing – it’s about film, photography, podcasts, blogging and vlogging. And an audience doesn’t just pick up a paper or turn on the TV to find out what’s going on in the world – they track the very latest developments on Twitter, share stories on Facebook, and listen to live radio casts.

This course will teach you everything you need to know to be a versatile, modern journalist. We’ll be embracing new technologies and platforms to get your stories out to as wide an audience as possible. You’ll have a chance to hone not just your writing skills, but also your filming, radio, photographic and presenting skills. This wide knowledge base will qualify you for a wide range of University degrees.

But above all, journalism is about finding stories and searching for the truth. At every step, we’ll be encouraging you to be creative, compassionate and curious. It’ll be an amazing journey.

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Location Date

Location:

The Lace Market
Nottingham
NG1 1NG

Date:

Start: 4th September 2019

Course code: C000948 / Q001865

Qualification

UAL Level 3 Extended Diploma in Journalism

Duration

2 years

Level Level 3
Entry requirements

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).

Teaching & assessment

Assessment is coursework-based. You will be asked to undertake a number of exciting and creative projects including writing for web, documentary filmmaking, creating podcasts, producing shows in our TV and radio studios, and documenting the world around you through photography.

Progression

Choose to follow with further study at degree level in journalism or media.

Career opportunities include:

  • Writer
  • Editor
  • Filmmaker
  • Film or television producer
  • Television or radio presenter
  • Photojournalist
  • Social media marketer
Additional information

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!

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