Pre-requisites: None

Aims/Description: This module will give students a range of multi-platform production skills to showcase their journalism and to enable them to operate as critically thinking professionals. The module will gradually build up students' real world experience and will enable them to operate as self-motivated individuals as well as within a team. Students will work as Journalists in a variety of ways - ranging from the fast paced Newsday environment to the production of features, documentaries, projects and portfolios over a longer period of time. Students will learn to work as professionals while adhering to industry guidelines and making connections with academic theory.

Restrictions on availability: JNLU01 level 2 students only

Teaching Methods: Lectures, Laboratory work, Independent Study
Assessment: Course work, Project/ portfolio

Information on the department responsible for this unit (Journalism Studies):

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