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Practical Journalism

Glasgow Clyde College

Venues

Cardonald Campus

Content

You will cover a wide range of practical skills – from news writing to mobile journalism. The core focus of the course is on the practical skills journalists needand editors demand:

News Writing; Feature Writing; Digital Journalism (mobile journalism, data journalism and the use of social media within journalism); Video Recording and Editing; Radio Production; Public Affairs; Law; Shorthand.

Entry Requirements

2 Highers including English, with preferably Modern Studies, although other subjects such as History, Psychology or a modern language will be considered. Or Foundation Apprenticeship Creative and Digital Media, or other relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 6. Interview, written test and portfolio.

Progression Routes

A degree programme in journalism at university. The college has strong links with Glasgow Caledonian University, University of Stirling and the University of the West of Scotland.

Start Date

August

Qualification

HND

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

2 years

Department

TV, Media and Journalism

SCQF Level

8

Career Sectors

Advertising, Marketing and PR

Journalism

Media and Broadcasting

Publishing and Writing