This exciting new course aims to meet the needs of future artists, designers and communicators within the contemporary creative industries. Dedicated pathways provide the opportunity to explore a specialism in detail, in preparation for further degree-level study or working in industry. Within the HNC Creative Media Production course, the Digital Journalism specialist pathway embraces the skills, language and knowledge needed to succeed at the cutting edge of this global communication industry. It is aimed at people who have a story to tell: potential reporters, investigators, influencers and marketeers are all welcome. Students will be encouraged to explore their creativity, take risks, build their confidence, and prepare to reach their potential. Digital journalism has a global reach, you could be sending your breaking news story from your laptop around the world in seconds! About the course There is an emphasis on employability skills and the knowledge essential for students with entrepreneurial, employment or academic aspirations. Programme content is designed to be appropriate for entry to or progression within the creative sector and to enable progress to higher study at Level 5 on the Higher National Diploma (HND) and Level 6 BA (Hons) Digital Media Design top-up degree (validated by Nottingham Trent University). HNC Core modules include: -Individual Project (Pearson-set) -Creative Media Industry -Professional Practice Specialised mandatory units: -Journalism Practices -Journalism & Society -Digital Page Production Specialist optional units: -select two additional units to make up to 120 credits of study Assessments A combination of traditional and innovative assessment methods are utilised such as: projects, presentations, industry work experience and individual or group assignments. There are no examinations. Qualification awarded: Level 4 Higher National Certificate in Creative Media Production (Journalism) - awarded by Pearson 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 2022-23 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. Your career and progression From the HNC, students can progress to the Level 5 HND in Creative Media Production (Journalism) - (subject to validation), and then our Level 6 BA (Hons) Digital Media Design top-up degree (awarded by Nottingham Trent University) or similar. Media and Journalism graduates are very much in demand in the creative arts and associated industries, such as marketing, publishing, branding, retail merchandising, design agencies and community arts organisations as well as the world of media and journalism itself.
A combination of traditional and innovative assessment methods are utilised such as: projects, presentations, industry work experience and individual or group assignments. There are no examinations.
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.
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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- City (Adams)
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
We are not currently accepting applications under the Tier 4 scheme. For the latest information, please contact our International Office at [email protected]
For entry to our university-level courses, we expect applicants to be working (or to demonstrate competency) at Level 2 or above in English Language/Literacy and Mathematics/Numeracy. Generally, we accept GCSE passes in English Language and Mathematics at Grades 9 – 4 (formerly Grades A* - C). Experienced mature applicants (those aged 21 or above at the start of the course) with relevant professional or industrial experience and/or qualifications are very welcome to apply.
Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||5.5||An overall band score of 5.5; with no individual component less than 5.0.|
Guidance on English language requirements
There is no data available for this course. For further information visit the Discover Uni website.
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£8250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£8250||Year 1|
|Republic of Ireland||£8250||Year 1|
Additional fee information
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