You will work in a newsroom atmosphere writing news reports and features generated by yourself, before progressing to produce your own magazines.
Opportunities for work placements exist in Year 2 of the course that will enable successful graduates of the course to produce work that can be used as a portfolio material.
Why study Journalism at the Kingsway Buildings (Chester)?
There is a case for all people to be versed in the influences of Journalism in our society. But for those who wish to study it in depth, they can be assured of developing skills which are easily transferred to a whole range of professions.
Clearly, writing, reporting and editing skills are core requirements for working in the media but they are also exploitable in advertising, public relations, corporate communications, management and a host of related disciplines.
An understanding of the wider implications and influences of the press offers the opportunity for students to explore, understand and contribute to the ongoing debates surrounding the power, reach and influence of the media and journalism in particular.
This course draws on the strength of the well-established Department of Media, of which it has become a key area of study. The Journalism course offers a choice of core and optional modules, and the opportunity to further develop knowledge in a variety of relevant and related areas.
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