Magazines and Mobile Journalism

On this course you will study at our Centre for Broadcast and Journalism, and be a reporter, photographer and editor for a week!

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You will undertake projects that reflect your time in Nottingham, getting your work online for everyone to see.

Write features that stand out from the crowd, and be a reporter, photographer and editor for a week!

Week 1 – Magazine Journalism

In this week you will learn how to research and write magazine features. You will study magazine lay-out and format so that you can effectively use pictures, colours and headlines. You will gain an appreciation of the different styles of writing that editors are looking for, learn how to interview effectively and write in different styles for different markets.

At the end of the week you should have a basic understanding of the magazine industry in the UK and be able to demonstrate practical skills relevant to magazine journalism. You should be able to plan, design and execute research in a range of areas that demonstrates basic knowledge of magazine journalism.

Week 2 – Mobile Journalism

In this week you will learn how reporters are using current technology to create work that is distributed instantaneously and has a lifespan that is longer than print or TV. Phones and tablets are reaching out to worldwide audiences at the touch of a button and inviting people to interact. You will undertake projects that reflect your time in Nottingham, getting your work online for everyone to see and create stories that are not just impactful but also show editorial control and reflect balance, fairness and quality in your work. You will explore how to find, evaluate and manage information and sources of information and learn how to combine text and images in cohesive, eye-catching ways, create reports that can be added to your portfolio.

At the end of the week you will have a basic understanding of mobile journalism techniques, a basic understanding of the different writing styles for mobile technology and will have studied online lay-outs and formats.

You should have completed at least one year of undergraduate studies and have the required English language skills. Ideally you will have a demonstrable interest and prior knowledge of the subject.

On this course you will study at our Centre for Broadcast and Journalism, an award-winning resource that combines practical training in news journalism on all platforms – magazine, mobile and tablet.

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On this course you will study at our Centre for Broadcast and Journalism.

Course Details

Location: City Campus

Starting: 8 July 2019

Course Duration: Two weeks

Credits: 10 UK / 5 ECTS

Fees

Early bird discount applies to students who pay their tuition fee before 31st March 2019:

Early bird discount fee

Standard fee

£990

£1,100

If you are interested in booking as a group of 10 or more, please contact us for more information and package prices.

Application deadline 1st June 2019

Fees include:

  • Full social and evening events programme, supported by NTU student buddies
  • At least one weekend visit to one UK city or other attraction (maximum of three trips available for those on the four-week programme)
  • NEW for 2019 - English Conversation Cafe
  • NEW for 2019 - An end of course ‘Summer School Showcase’ at which student work is exhibited to NTU students, staff and summer school students
  • Access to NTU’s Global Lounges and services, including a free international lunch and week-day refreshments
  • An Employability / Alumni session
  • A GSS T-shirt
  • Certificate of completion and a transcript of results

How to Book

Please download and complete the application form, and email it to the Global Summer School team:

Email: globalsummer@ntu.ac.uk

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