Journalism

Vocational Level 3

This is a course for students who would like to supplement their learning area studies with a Journalism based course.

This course is for you if...

...you are the sort of person who likes to ask questions.

...you are curious about the world around you.

Taking this course also allows you to become a part of our Creative Arts Academy. 

Where can this course lead to?

Many universities have Journalism courses and the skills learnt on this course can be applied to a range of other careers and courses.

What will I study on this course?

You need to be able to prove your commitment and written abilities and become an integral part of the Itchen Radio team, producing a range of programmes in a variety of styles. Itchen Radio broadcasts across the college and Southampton.

The course is divided into core and optional units.

Core units are:

  • Media production and audiences
  • Radio production
  • Creator of a media product

You will have explored:

  • Journalistic practice
  • Interviews and voxpox
  • Conventions of specific texts

Extended opportunities and enrichment

You will be able to go on trips around the UK to visit media institutions and businesses. You will also be able to participate in writing and creating shows for Itchen Radio. 


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