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Course summary

Are you brimming with stories just waiting to be shared? Does the world of journalism and the digital frontier ignite your passion? If so, our Journalism: Digital Broadcasting degree invites you to join us on an immersive voyage of discovery. You'll harness cutting-edge technology and pioneering storytelling methods. From dynamic live-streaming to probing investigative journalism, you'll command the very tools revolutionizing the field. Dive into podcasting, forecast the future with broadcast studio multimedia, dissect social media narratives, and delve into investigative documentaries. This course propels you into the heart of modern journalism, empowering you to craft compelling narratives that resonate in today's dynamic media landscape. This award is currently subject to validation with a first intake planned for September 2024. About the course The degree is taught at our ultra-modern City Hub campus providing access to professional equipment, studio spaces and Adobe Creative Suite along with other relevant software. You will also have numerous opportunities to engage with other students preparing to get into the creative industries and work in response to industry briefs. What you will cover: Year 1 (Level 4) indicative modules: -Introducing Journalism -Media Law and Ethical Reporting -Broadcast Studio Production Project -Digital Skills for Journalism -Podcasting -Micro-Documentary Year 2 (Level 5) indicative modules: -Newsroom Practice -Online Journalism -Ethics and Society -Current Affairs Documentary Year 3 (Level 6) indicative modules: -Investigative Journalism -Independent Project Assessment A combination of traditional and innovative assessment methods are used: including case studies, group projects, live briefs, peer review, time-constrained assessments and presentations. There are no examinations. Bursaries We want our courses to be accessible to students from any background, so we’ve put together a cash support package in the form of non-repayable bursaries to provide financial help where it’s really needed. Details for 2024-25 will be advertised once approved by the university regulator – the Office for Students (OfS). Please check our website - www.nottinghamcollege.ac.uk - for more information. Qualification awarded Level 6 Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Journalism: Digital Broadcasting - subject to validation. Progression and careers Digital Media has employability at its core, with extensive industry links and live professional projects. Employers highly value multi-skilled creatives, with the visual communication skills necessary to produce effective campaigns across all digital media for a variety of audiences. Through our industry links, we have achieved a very high graduate employability rate. This programme also provides an ideal base from which to go on to postgraduate study. Digital Journalism graduates will be well-prepared for a wide variety of roles including: journalist, researcher, PR, vlogger, reporter, podcaster, marketing manager, social media/video content manager, producer or broadcast assistant.

Qualified teacher status (QTS)

To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:

  • Course does not award QTS

How to apply

This course is not accepting applications from students requiring a Student visa. For more information, please contact the course provider.

Application codes

Course code:
JOU3
Institution code:
N30
Campus name:
City Hub
Campus code:
A

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

Students are advised to contact their own national student finance service for up-to-date information concerning potential financial support. Applicants who are permanently resident outside the United Kingdom, Channel Islands, Isle of Man, Gibraltar or Republic of Ireland are advised to contact the College before submitting an application. Any additional costs or fees are shown on the UCAS page for each individual course.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

https://www.nottinghamcollege.ac.uk/study/university-centre/how-to-apply-for-a-university-level-course


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)5.5An overall band score of 5.5; with no individual component less than 5.0.

Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students

There is no data available for this course. For further information visit the Discover Uni website.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £8250 Year 1
England £8250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £8250 Year 1
Scotland £8250 Year 1
Wales £8250 Year 1
Channel Islands £8250 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £8250 Year 1

Additional fee information

Students are advised to contact their own national student finance service for up-to-date information concerning potential financial support. Applicants who are permanently resident outside the United Kingdom, Channel Islands, Isle of Man, Gibraltar or the Republic of Ireland are advised to contact the College before submitting an application:. Any additional costs or fees are shown on the UCAS page for each individual course.
Journalism: Digital Broadcasting at Nottingham College - UCAS