Media

BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Creative Media Production - Journalism Year 1 of 2
Course Title
BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Creative Media Production - Journalism Year 1 of 2
Course Code
C0030102E/1
Mode of Study
FULL TIME
Start
09/09/2019
End
18/06/2021
Number of Weeks
33
Cost
7395
Entry Requirements
4 GCSEs (A*-C/9-4) including English or a Level 2 Diploma in Media.
Leads on to
Your study options include the Foundation Degree, BA Honours or HND in Journalism or Media Production or related media subjects. Alternatively, work towards your NCTJ Diploma in Journalism. Possible careers include journalism in printed media, TV, radio or interactive media.
ABOUT THE COURSE
Develop vital skills and build a professional portfolio, setting you up for a future in modern journalism. Studying in our radio and TV studios, you'll gain the knowledge required for a variety of new media careers. You’ll produce your own newspaper and online magazine, operate our radio station and produce a TV magazine program in our state-of-the-art TV studio, as well as studying the following mandatory units: Pre-production techniques for the creative media industries Communication skills for creative media production Research techniques for the creative media industries Creative media production management project Working to a brief in the creative media industries Critical approaches to creative media products Understanding the print-based media industries Producing print-based media You’ll also be able to choose a number of optional units, including: Working freelance in the creative media sector Writing copy Marketing and public relations Digital communication Page layout and design Factual writing for print You will study towards the Level 3 Diploma (90 credits) in your first year, and progress on to the Extended Diploma (180 credits) in your second year.