All about our Journalism Vocational 30 Credit course:
In the age of fake news, the role of journalists is more vital than ever. This course will teach you some of the core skills of journalism, ranging from research skills, through to ideas development and producing strong copy.
You will develop your writing skills in a vocational setting, with an emphasis on real-world assignments. For example, you will respond to briefs and be asked to write in different styles for a variety of audiences such as readers of a sports magazine or a local newspaper. You will also be taught to research in depth, reference sources correctly, correct errors and shorten and lengthen copy as required.
How is this course assessed?
This course will be assessed through practical coursework and a final major project at the end of the year.
What Enrichment activities support this course?
What about careers?
This course will develop a range of skills that will be useful across many career pathway including Journalism, Freelance writing, Copywriting, Proof reading, Social media content production and an Author.
Which other courses does this combine well with?
This course combines with Humanities and social science subjects as well as business, law and other creative pathway courses.