Journalism from Stadiums to Studios

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  • Level(s) of study: Short course
  • Study mode(s): Short course
  • Location: City Campus
  • Starting: 23 July 2018
  • Course duration: Two weeks

What you'll study

On this course you'll gain an insight into the different forms of sports journalism and experience studio and location presenting.

Week one – Sports Journalism

Nottingham is the home of Trent Bridge Cricket Ground, the Panthers Ice Hockey Team, the National Water Sports Centre and is the official City of Football for the UK. Where better to learn the craft of sports journalism?

In this week you will learn how to write scripts for multimedia, including match reports and sports features and explore the way sports reporting uses social media and blogs. You will learn interview techniques in the studio and on location, and how to construct and write sports features. You will experience how a sports journalist works while visiting key sport venues in Nottingham.

At the end of this week you will have a good understanding of how to construct multi-media sports stories, be able to demonstrate basic knowledge and application of the practical skills relevant to sports journalism and be able to work effectively and collaboratively in a team. You will also be able to demonstrate proficiency in finding, evaluating and managing information and sources of information.

Week two – Television Presentation Skills

Would you like to experience being a television presenter in a studio or on location?

In this week you will experience studio and location presenting. You will be given basic voice training, and performance coaching to enable you to feel relaxed and confident in the role of a presenter. You will also be given tuition on script writing for bulletins, and experience multi-camera presentation.

You will be taught in NTU’s Centre for Broadcasting and Journalism which houses an industry-standard broadcast suite.

You will experience live and location work including pieces to camera, learn interview techniques – both live and recorded, be given voice and performance coaching, and learn how to read autocue.

At the end of this week you will be able to demonstrate knowledge and application of the practical skills relevant to television presenting and begin to recognise and criticise industry structures and practices in television. You will have an understanding of how to plan, design and execute research in a range of areas that demonstrates your knowledge of television journalism, and communicate effectively and appropriately.

This course is a part of NTU Global Summer School, a programme of 2 – 4 week courses and social activities running in July and August 2018.

Tuition fee: £1,100

Credit information

On successful completion of this course you'll get 10 NTU credits (5 ECTS).

Entry requirements

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.

Related courses you could consider

This course can be combined with:

Please email us if you have any further questions about your course.

How to apply

Step 1

Download the application form and email it to us.

Please read the guidance notes or contact the global summer school team if you have any questions.

Step 2

The Global Summer School Coordinator will be in touch to confirm your place and send you instructions on how to pay for your course and accommodation (if required).

Step 3

If you need a short study visa we will give you an invitation letter. Please read these guidance notes about how to apply for a short term study visa.

Step 4

You’ll receive an email with the instructions on how to enrol when we've received your payment and confirmed your place on the course.

Complete your enrolment online.

Step 5

Your timetable and instructions about where to go on the first day will be sent closer to the course start date.

Please contact us if you are making a booking on behalf of a group.

English language requirements

As a guide, you should be a moderate user of English. For most courses you should be equivalent to an IELTS 6.0 level.

Please check the full list of English language requirements for the global summer school.

Application deadline

The deadline for applications is 18 June 2018.

Please email us if you have missed this deadline.

Please note that in order to run each course has to recruit a minimum number of students. Courses which have not reached this number will be withdrawn.

Apply today and start planning your summer in Nottingham.

Please read our notes on the University's commitment to delivering the educational services advertised.

Step 1

Download the application form and email it to us.

Please read the guidance notes or contact the global summer school team if you have any questions.

Step 2

The Global Summer School Coordinator will be in touch to confirm your place and send you instructions on how to pay for your course and accommodation (if required).

Step 3

If you need a short study visa we will give you an invitation letter. Please read these guidance notes about how to apply for a short term study visa.

Step 4

You’ll receive an email with the instructions on how to enrol when we've received your payment and confirmed your place on the course.

Complete your enrolment online.

Step 5

Your timetable and instructions about where to go on the first day will be sent closer to the course start date.

Please contact us if you are making a booking on behalf of a group.

English language requirements

As a guide, you should be a moderate user of English. For most courses you should be equivalent to an IELTS 6.0 level.

Please check the full list of English language requirements for the global summer school.

Application deadline

The deadline for applications is 18 June 2018.

Please email us if you have missed this deadline.

Please note that in order to run each course has to recruit a minimum number of students. Courses which have not reached this number will be withdrawn.

Apply today and start planning your summer in Nottingham.

Please read our notes on the University's commitment to delivering the educational services advertised.

Fees and funding

Tuition fee: £1,100

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