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Media & Journalism Level 3


Type: Full Time

Subject: Media and Journalism

Level: 3

Start Date: 01 September 2020

Fee: Please contact the Information Centre for fee information

Course Length

2 Years


Level 3

Who is it for

This course will enable you to develop your skills in multimedia journalism and is ideal if you wish to work for a magazine or newspaper. This is also suitable for the online market that is growing both in the UK and globally.

Interview Skills Assessment

You will be required to attend a Welcome Event – details will be provided upon application. You may be asked to attend a second interview to show portfolio work.

What will I need

4 GCSEs at grade 4/C or above and must include English.

What is covered

• Journalistic writing – features, news and reviews
• Desktop Publishing
• Photography
• Marketing and PR
• Media theory and research skills
• Work experience opportunities
• Legal and ethical constraints

How is the course assessed

You will be assessed by coursework assignments and externally assessed units, including an online exam.

What can this course be combined with

You will be enrolled on a study programme that includes various aspects of study that complement your main programme of study. You could re–take GCSE English and Maths or study a functional skill. You will also be required to complete work experience each year and undertaken enrichment and employability activities.

What can this course lead to

You can progress on to degree programmes in subjects including journalism, media, publishing or PR/marketing. The course is also ideal preparation for future employment with a magazine or newspaper. If you are interested in studying at degree level, University Centre Peterborough offers degrees in both journalism and media.

Are there any additional costs

There may be costs associated with field trips.

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