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Course summary

In a rapidly changing world, where people have never been more connected or content-hungry, agile thinking is everything. You'll join a global community where you'll exchange ideas and take a practice-based approach, while learning at a pace that fits your lifestyle. You'll be taught by expert lecturers and engage with leading international journalists and media innovators. With a network of industry connections and skills in a range of multimedia news formats, you'll leave prepared for a variety of careers in the creative industries You'll also have the option to attend inspiring talks from industry experts through our guest speaker programme. Previous speakers have included Theodora Louloudis (The Telegraph), Sarah Rainsford (BBC) and Matthew Price (Sky News). You will: Be taught by leading journalists who are experienced in reporting a range of news, feature and investigative stories in an international context. Develop a critical understanding of the shifting political, social and industry environments in which journalists operate around the world. Focus on data journalism, investigative reporting skills, including open-source research and the use of social media to gather and distribute quality news. Create your own multimedia toolbox, learning to shoot and edit video, record and mix audio and combine media with graphics and text. Develop your skills as a creative and technically agile non-fiction storyteller in order to work independently as a journalist anywhere in the world. Discover how to thrive and innovate in the international digital news and communications industries.

Entry requirements

An honours degree or Level 6 equivalent qualification is desirable. However, candidates without a degree or formal qualification are still encouraged to apply. For more information about entry requirements and Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL), speak to an advisor. Experience of producing journalism, either in the industry or another context, in a paid or voluntary role, collaboratively or independently. Examples could include (but are not limited to) a university website, community website or personal blog. You will also need to submit a 450-word essay identifying a journalist or news service you admire; explain why you value their journalism.

Fees and funding

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Journalism (Online) at Falmouth University - UCAS