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Media, Broadcast and Journalism Level 2

This course is the perfect first step towards a career in one of the most exciting industries there is – the media. If you dream of working in TV, being a film director or writing the news, then this is the course for you. Liverpool’s only integrated media course at a large city centre college campus, this is the perfect alternative to resitting your G.C.S.E’s. As well as a full study programme, you will also have the opportunity to undertake relevant work experience for media outlets across Merseyside.

Led by a team of former media professionals, this programme is designed to introduce learners to the fast-paced environment of print, online and broadcast journalism and the media sector. You will learn by investigating the world of media and completing projects and assignments based on realistic workplace situations. 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 in a wide variety of job roles.

This is a unique media course which encompasses broadcast and journalism and includes a variety of news production methods found in the modern multi-media newsroom. So if you want to be a director or filmmaker, an editor or journalist look no further. You will write and create live news, writing scripts for broadcast, and using radio skills to create podcasts. By the end of the course you will know how to source, edit and produce digital content and write features on current issues. Modules on this one year course include writing and filming news, creating a short film, photographing and designing your own digital posters.

A large emphasis of this study programme is to improve your confidence, literacy and numeracy allowing you to progress within education and the industry.

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

What can you do after our course.

• Media, Broadcast & Journalism (Level 3)

• Media Production UAL Foundation Diploma Level 3

• NCTJ in Journalism

• Employment and industry

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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

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

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