Taught course

Documentary Journalism

Institution
Nottingham Trent University · Centre for Broadcasting and Journalism
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

You will need a good honours degree (minimum 2.1) and enthusiasm for, or experience in documentary radio, film, reportage or multi media.

Applicants with a 2.2 and substantial experience will be considered.

Applications from candidates with non-standard entry qualifications will be considered on an individual basis.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This course will prepare you to research and produce long-form journalism for online, radio and television. It includes all the steps of the process from research and production across multiplatforms, to making a pitch, the commissioning process, costing and budgets.

You will be taught by our team of experienced media professionals as well as visiting journalists with a proven track record of making documentaries across all platforms.

You will take a multi-platform approach to documentary making, developing in-depth research methods and story-telling, along with practical skills in writing, broadcasting, online and visual journalism. As part of the course you will form a production company and be guided through the commercial process of documentary making.

Information for international students

International students whose first language is not English are required to have IELTS 7.0 with a minimum of 6.0 in reading and writing, and 5.5 in speaking and listening.

Fees and funding

We have a number of UK/EU and International student bursaries and scholarships for postgraduate courses. For more information please visit https://www.ntu.ac.uk/study-and-courses/postgraduate/fees-and-funding.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Admissions Team
Email
postgraduate@ntu.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1158484200