During this course you will study:
- Journalist reporting.
- Digital media skills in video, audio, print, publishing, and web.
- Digital magazine production include genre, codes and conventions, content, layout and platforms.
- Interviewing techniques including journalistic context, questioning, styling and structure.
- Writting copy, exploring text from a range of media sectors, looking at style, content and delivery.
- How to gather information from primary and secondary sources, target audience and planning content.
- Page layout design for digital media exploring common principles of layout design, differences between printed and digital layout outcomes. Working with text, images/ graphics, and colour.
- How to respond to a brief.
ProgressionThe skills you will learn from this course will enable you to: Pursue a career in print journalism, broadcast journalism, as a press officer, in public relations, marketing or publishing. Progress on to employment or a relevant university degree.
The course is 67% coursework, this means that you are set assignments throughout the year. The remaining 33% of the course is a synoptic external assessment where a single task is set, which you have 20 hours of supervised college time to complete.
Students will need a minimum of three grade 4s and three grade 5s at GCSE including a grade 5 in English. Additional Information: We will consider 1 Vocational qualification in place of a GCSE as long as a grade 5 is achieved in English.
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