Level 3 Diploma/Extended Diploma in Creative Media Production – Journalism


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.