Journalism (Level 5 Diploma
Media, Multimedia & Journalism
Start Date14 Sep 2022
Fees must be paid at the time of enrolment, or arrangements should be put in place to pay by instalments. The full fee includes tuition, registration and examination fees (where relevant). Depending on your circumstances you may be entitled to a reduced (concessionary) fee. Reduced fees are applied to the cost of tuition only. Failure to enrol before the Awarding Body deadline may result in you incurring a late fee.
Course: NCTJ Level 5 Diploma Journalism Ref D215Campus: Strand RoadType: Part TimeStart Date: 14/09/2022Fees:
- Site location Strand Road
UK Requirements32 UCAS points + GCSE (Grade C or above) in English Applicants are also required to attend an interview where they will discuss their interest in news and current affairs and demonstrate the qualities needed to enter this challenging profession.
Further StudyThis is a mainly post graduate programme. However students with a HND in Journalism who then complete the NCTJ qualification can apply to be accepted to the final year of journalism courses at a number of UK universities.
Graduates are to be found working at the highest level in the BBC, Irish Times, Belfast Telegraph, Irish News and Newsletter as well as Highland Radio and a range of weekly newspapers. Others have gone on to careers in PR, Marketing, magazines and teaching. The course is taught by industry professionals in facilities which mirror the highest professional standards including a TV studio, two radio studios and Outside Broadcast facilities for radio and TV. Students are taught everything from interview skills to video editing, radio production, court reporting, law, social media practice and writing skills.
My Apprenticeship is so varied. One day I'm fixing things, putting flanges and pipes together, and the next day I'm doing something completely different such as changing drives.Jack McLaughlin
My course enabled me to explore so many different aspects of Art & Design that I would not have had the opportunity to do if I had followed the traditional A-Level route.Chelsea O’Kane (Art & Design)