Introduction to Journalism - 10 week Evening Course - Uxbridge College
This course introduces students to the role of freelance journalists in the print media, enabling them to acquire basic journalistic skills through writing exercises, presentations and discussions.
Students will gain the skills and techniques to enable them to submit a readable, professionally presented article. You will be able to analyse and evaluate different types of publications; how to write news, features, interviews, travel articles, profiles, reviews. You will be able to edit, proof-read and sub-edit; know about copyright; how to conduct research, using libraries, official records and the internet; how to find the right market and sell your work.
At the end of this module students will have explored current good and bad journalistic practices in the newspaper and magazine industries and will have developed their own journalistic writing style and will be able to write stories and features in the style of specified magazines and newspapers.
Students will work as individuals and in groups to develop journalism skills and gain the necessary confidence to cover a broad range of basic journalistic tasks. Role play and simulation exercises will be used and group discussions will be encouraged.
If you'd like to apply, please check out our website at www.uxbridge.ac.uk . If you'd like to talk to someone about enrolment, please call 01895 853333 and ask for the Media Department or send an e-mail to [email protected]
If you have a hearing impairement please contact us via minicom on 01895 853336.
Richard Hill - Lecturer
Introduction to Journalism
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