Taught course

Broadcast Journalism

Institution
Nottingham Trent University · School of Arts and Humanities
Qualifications
MAPGDip

Entry requirements

  • You will need a good honours degree (minimum 2.1) and enthusiasm for, or experience of journalism.
  • 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.


Written journalism test

All journalism applicants will be asked to submit a written piece as part of their application. This will be judged against clear criteria. When assessing sample writing manuscripts we are looking for work of at least a satisfactory (pass) standard in terms of language, content, observation, structure and voice. View the test https://www.ntu.ac.uk/__data/assets/pdf_file/0015/113442/60469.pdf.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This course prepares you to work in radio and television newsrooms and factual programming. You will be taught how to research and write your own stories, conduct effective interviews and record and edit for audio and video using the latest digital technology.

What you'll study

This course will provide you with a solid grounding in media law, public administration and ethics and regulation. You will become familiar with studios, be given professional voice training to help your presentation skills, and gain a solid grounding in media law, public administration, ethics and regulation.

You will also work with other students on regular news days that replicate industry practice, producing news packages for radio, television and our online news blog.

By the end of the course you will be ready to take your place in the multi-platform world of broadcasting.

Information for international students

If English is not your first language you need to show us that your language skills are strong enough for intensive academic study. We usually ask for an IELTS test and we accept some alternative English language tests. Candidates must score 7.0 with a minimum of 6.0 in reading and writing, and 5.5 in speaking and listening.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • PGDip
    part time
    21 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    9 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Admissions Team
Email
postgraduate@ntu.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)115 848 4200