What they say about their fast-track newspaper journalism course: "We feel we have to offer our trainees the opportunity to add extra value to their CVs, so we push people to go above 100 words per minute in shorthand. We want their portfolios to mark them out as innovative, resourceful journalists and we hope the chance to add sports journalism or production journalism to their certificates will show they are someone special."
What they say about their fast-track journalism course: "The college has been running NCTJ courses since 1991 and is now the only centre offering the full one-year course, fast track courses in both print and magazine journalism and a day release course for junior reporters already working in the industry."
What they say about their NJTC radio journalism course: "The course is based at the professional studios of Radio City in Liverpool, the UK’s most successful commercial radio station. The NBS has its own “Newsroom” and full time access to its own training studio. Students also have access to the main broadcast studios when available. Each student has a professional portable recording kit and a work station, a network news provider, the internet, news software, programming software, Adobe Audition, and phone out interview facilities.
What they say about their journalism BA: "You’ll be taught by professional journalists, in a brand new state-of-the-art newsroom at MediaCityUK equipped with the latest new media technologies specified by industry." The university offers multimedia, broadcast, and news journalism courses at undergraduate level with an MA and Pgdip in journalism also available.
What they say about their journalism BA: "This highly vocational programme provides practical training in these areas, and will further your understanding of the law and how public bodies work. You will also develop skills in analysis and interpretation, initiative and research, which are useful in any career, not just journalism." The university also offers an international journalism course.
What they say about their journalism BA: "We have a track record of producing skilled, thoughtful and critical journalists who go on to success in an extraordinary and demanding profession. The course will help propel you towards a career in journalism and give you essential skills and knowledge for working with modern media."
What they say about their journalism BA: "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." The university also offers sport journalism and a post-graduate journalism studies course.
What they say about their journalism BA: "The division of Journalism at the University of Central Lancashire has an excellent reputation in industry for providing focused and relevant industry training for journalism and applied communication professionals. Our industry contacts are second to none and we continue to provide a cutting edge learning experience." The university also offers sport journalism, a foundation degree in broadcast journalism, and a arrange of accredited post-graduate courses in print and broadcast journlism.
What they say about their journalism FDA: "The foundation degree has been developed in consultation with experts and employers working in the field and the course will help you to acquire the technical and practical skills required for a career in journalism." Students have the option of adding an extra year on successful completion of the course in order to top-up to a BA(Hons) degree in Journalism. The course will also be accredited by the National Council for the Training of Journalists (NCTJ).