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Creative Media Production (Journalism) (Level 4 / 5 Higher National Certificate) (Level 5 Diploma)

Pearson BTEC
Media, Multimedia & Journalism

Course Overview

This Higher National Certificate - Higher National Diploma course is designed to equip students with the knowledge and skills required for success in future employment, or for progression to an undergraduate degree or the NCTJ Diploma in Journalism course. Covering TV, radio, photographic, print and online journalism, teaching will take place in the purpose-designed media suite in the Strand Road campus. Students will complete a HNC in Creative Media Production (Journalism) in Year 1 before progressing to a HND in Year 2. All students taking this course will contribute to the online multimedia weekly newspaper, iNews, and to the college radio station, 3CR.
  • Start Date
    29 Aug 2022
  • Study Mode
    Full-Time
  • Duration
    1 Year (HNC) 2 Year (HND)
  • Campus
    Strand Road

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Available Sessions

  • Course
    Campus
    Type
    Start Date
    Fees
  • Course: Pearson BTEC Level 4 Higher National Certificate / Diploma Creative Media Production (Journalism)
    Campus: Strand Road
    Type: Full Time
    Start Date: 29/08/2022
    Fees:
    -

Course Offering

  • Site location Strand Road
Two young female students walking and laughing together

Course Modules

  • Creative Media Industries
  • Radio Production
  • Individual Project
  • Collaborative Project
  • Investigative Journalism
  • Personal Development
  • Work Based Learning
  • Project Management
  • Social Media
  • Digital Page Design
  • Journalism and Society
  • News and Editorial
  • Journalism Practices
  • Advanced Journalism Studies
  • Work Based Learning
  • Principles of Photography
  • Creative Media Industry
  • Professional Practice
  • Journalism Practices
  • Journalism and Society
  • Digital Page Production
  • Investigative Journalism
  • Film and Video Editing
  • Interview and Presentation Techniques
  • Radio Production
  • Collaborative Project
  • Advanced Journalism
  • Personal Professional Development
  • Individual Project
  • Investigative Journalism
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Entry Requirements

UK Requirements

32 UCAS Points + GCSE (Grade C or above) in English. Interview also required

ROI Requirements

32 UCAS Points + OLC (Grade 05 or above) in English. Interview also required

Work Placement

Students undertake a work based learning module in the second year of the course.

What's Next?

Further Study

Students completing the HNC/HND Creative Media Production (Journalism) course progress to further Higher Education study, including possible entry to Year Two undergraduate journalism degree courses at some universities. Students may also progress, depending on HND achievement, to the NCTJ Diploma in Journalism course at North West Regional College.

Career Prospects

The BTEC Higher National qualifications in Creative Media Production are designed to address an increasing need for high quality professional and technical education pathways at Levels 4 and 5, providing students with a clear line of sight to employment or progression to further higher education study.

Enquiry

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    I was initially a bit anxious about leaving school and going to NWRC, but I really had nothing to worry about. This course has enabled me to explore so many aspects of Art & Design that I would not have had the opportunity to if I had followed the traditional A-Level route.
    Chelsea O’Kane
  • Image of Deirdre Sharkey (Construction)
    I work for a Housing Association and this course has allowed me to develop new skills and progress my knowledge in the world of Property Services.
    Deirdre Sharkey (Construction)

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