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Media and Journalism

Journalism Level 3

  • Course Type: Diploma/Certificate

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.

Who is it for?

Multimedia Journalism opens a huge amount of doors when looking at careeroptions. This fascinating course is especially ideal if you see yourself working for amagazine or newspaper, but is equally suited to roles within the digital market that isgrowing both in the UK and globally.

What is covered?

As part of this two year course you will study a range of topics including:

  • Journalistic writing (features, news and reviews)
  • Desktop publishing
  • Photography
  • Marketing and PR
  • Media theory
  • Research skills
  • Legal and ethical constraints

You will also take part in a series of workshops with tutors from the Media & Journalism Centre, to develop a broad range of media and journalistic skills. You’ll also receive various work experience opportunities.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

GCSEs at grade 4/C or above, including English and maths. In order to be offered a place on the course, you must also successfully complete a portfolio examination for arts and media. Further information will be sent to you when you are offered an interview date

Start date: 02/09/2024

Course Code
2 Years

Full-time courses are fully funded for 16 to 18-year-olds. For age 19+, various funding options are available.

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Since joining Peterborough College, I’ve transformed into a confident film professional. The supportive environment and approachable lecturers have been pivotal, especially in an area with few media specialists like Peterborough.

Joe Hollick
L3 Creative Media Practice

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