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Journalism Level 3 90 credit Diploma

Advanced Learning Loan Eligible

This course is the perfect first step towards a career in one of the most exciting industries there is – the media. Led by a team of former journalists, this programme is designed to introduce learners to the fast-faced environment of print, online and broadcast journalism. You will learn by investigating the world of journalism and completing projects and assignments based on realistic workplace situations. You will learn digital production skills in a variety of different media and develop an understanding of how to work within the media industries. Successful completion of the course will give you the opportunity to progress to a related higher education course, or a career in the creative media sector.

This is a general media course which concentrates on print and online journalism but includes other news production methods found in the modern multi-media newsroom. You will write and create live news, produce digital content and write features on current issues. You will learn how to improve your writing style, how to conduct interviews and how to improve your chance of making it in this competitive industry.

Interview Process:

As part of the interview process we will be assessing your ability to represent your ideas in writing and verbally. If you have samples of your written work – any type at all – please bring this with you too. Please note, this will be a group interview so you will have an opportunity to discuss your ideas with other people.

Study Programmes for students aged 16-18

At The City of Liverpool College you will undertake a personalised Study Programme, which will help you to achieve your ambitions and career goals.

All of our Study Programmes are designed to help you to develop your skills and widen your college experience.

What you should expect from your Study Programme:

  • A substantial qualification e.g. GCSE, A level or vocational equivalent
  • Meaningful work experience
  • Help to achieve GCSE English and maths at grades A*-C if you do not already have them
  • Practical activities that help your personal development including study skills, enrichment activities, employability training and classes in personal and social skills to get you ready for further education or employment.
  • Support to enable you to progress to the next level of study or employment

English and Maths

English and Maths skills are vital for employment and to secure a place on courses at a higher level, including university.

We have a team of tutors who will work with you to achieve these essential qualifications and enable you to apply these skills in your day to day activities and work.

Since September 2013 any young person who does not achieve their GCSE in English language and mathematics at grade C or above will have to continue their studies at college. Students who have a grade D in either subject must study these subjects at GCSE level.

Study Programmes

Study Programmes for students aged 16-18

At The City of Liverpool College you will undertake a personalised Study Programme, which will help you to achieve your ambitions and career goals.

All of our Study Programmes are designed to help you to develop your skills and widen your college experience.

What you should expect from your Study Programme:

  • A substantial qualification e.g. GCSE, A level or vocational equivalent
  • Meaningful work experience
  • Help to achieve GCSE English and maths at grades A*-C if you do not already have them
  • Practical activities that help your personal development including study skills, enrichment activities, employability training and classes in personal and social skills to get you ready for further education or employment.
  • Support to enable you to progress to the next level of study or employment

English and Maths

English and Maths skills are vital for employment and to secure a place on courses at a higher level, including university.

We have a team of tutors who will work with you to achieve these essential qualifications and enable you to apply these skills in your day to day activities and work.

Since September 2013 any young person who does not achieve their GCSE in English language and mathematics at grade C or above will have to continue their studies at college. Students who have a grade D in either subject must study these subjects at GCSE level.

What the course leads to

NCTJ Diploma in Journalism

Employment in media industries, higher education. Please note that for some university courses you may need GCSE English and/or Maths and Science at C or above. You must check this with the universities you may wish to apply to.

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Entry Requirements

When the course runs

What's on offer at The City of Liverpool College

What's on offer at The City of Liverpool College

"Studying at The City of Liverpool College has got me where I am today and has helped me to achieve a good career"

Emily Heward studied the NCTJ journalism and secured the post of senior reporter with the Halifax courier

Course Location

The Arts Centre
Myrtle Street, L7 7JA

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Disclaimer

Disclaimer

The College has made every effort to ensure the accuracy of course details given on fact sheets, in the prospectus and on the web site. However, the College reserves the right to make changes to provision and to discontinue courses when necessary. Please note that the College cannot accept any liability for inaccuracies or omissions which arise due to such changes.

Course Bundle Lookup

Course bundles are designed for 16 - 18 year olds only.

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