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MA / PGDip Digital amd Newspaper Journalism

Course Description

This course is accredited by the National Council for the Training of Journalists (NCTJ). It provide specialist training to equip you with the well rounded skills required within this industry.

Why choose this course?

The course focuses on areas such as interviewing, story construction, specialised reporting such as court, council and sport plus writing columns, reviews and features. It will also introduce you to subbing – headline writing, layout and proof reading – using QuarkXPress, the industry-standard desktop publishing package.

It has been developed in consultation with a consortium of major industry employers . The course has a practical focus, and you are expected to develop story ideas and contacts, and gather your own material for journalistic work. Online production is an integral part of the course with students focusing on the key multi-media skills required by the industry. The course incorporates a work placement to allow students to put their newly developed skills into practice and build valuable experience.

This course is accredited by the National Council for the Training of Journalists (NCTJ) and all exam fees are included in course costs.

You will be taught by our team of experienced media professionals, and their knowledge is supplemented by a lecture and tutorial programme of visiting professors, journalists and other guests.

Visit the MA / PGDip Digital amd Newspaper Journalism page on the Nottingham Trent University website for more details!

Entry Requirements

• A good honours (minimum 2.1) and enthusiasm for, or experience of, journalism • IELTS 7, iBT 100 (applicants whose first language is not English). If you have an IELTS 6.5 and meet the above entry requirements entry will be conditional on successful completion of a ten week Pre-Sessional English for Academic Purposes (PEAP) course (there is an additional charge for this) • Applicants from candidates with non-standard entry qualifications will be considered on an individual basis.

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