Media and Communication: Digital Journalism HNC
Campus Granton Campus
Qualification SCQF Level 7
Study mode Full time
Duration 41 weeks
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The ability to communicate with a range of people and knowledge and understanding of how to handle the media of communication are crucial for a wide variety of careers. This course provides you with the necessary skills you will need in this area of employment.
HNC Media and Communication: Digital Journalism is designed to equip you with the knowledge and practical skills to launch your career in the contemporary world of media, communication and digital journalism including audio and video broadcasting.
It is a dynamic field that calls for an agile workforce: self-shooting/editing reporters; proactive and empathic newsgatherers and programme-makers; articulate commentators, reviewers and presenters; PR and communications officers capable of producing media releases for a range of platforms.
By the end of the course, you will have a portfolio of work that demonstrates your applied skills in writing, presentation, radio, video and online production.
The course can be used as an access route to further study in relevant HND or degree subjects or can be seen as your pathway to an entry-level job within the industries.
*The course title Media and Communication: Digital Journalism indicates the content of the course. The course award (what will be written on your graduation certificate) is Creative Industries: Media and Communication.
What you will learn
- Audio Visual Techniques for Multimedia·
- Digital Video Journalism·
- Radio and Podcasting·
- Video Production and Editing·
- Presenting and Research skills·
- Writing for a range of media·
- Law and the Media
How the course is assessed
- Presentations and projects
Number of days per week
- 2/3 days per week
- Two Highers in relevant subjects such as English, Media B grade or above
- Mature applicants with no formal qualifications who have appropriate experience and well-developed writing skills may be considered
- Relevant Level 6 qualification
English Proficiency RequirementsIELTS 6
Progression and Articulation Routes
- Progression to media courses at university level
- Some may apply for HND Next Gen Television
- Media journalism
- Public relations
- Radio Broadcasting
- Freelance self shooter
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