20 Credits SPRING

Aims/Description: Portfolios are substantial journalistic products; they should be accompanied by a critical analysis of the editorial issues involved, the methods used to choose the subject and conduct the research and a 'production diary' showing a critical understanding of the processes. A portfolio is an individually produced piece of work demonstrating research initiative, original thought and journalistic ability, carried out under the guidance of a supervisor.

Restrictions on availability: Restricted to students studying Journalism

Teaching Methods: Tutorials, Independent Study
Assessment: Course work

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