Magazine and Mobile Journalism

magazine-journalism
  • Level(s) of study: Short course
  • Study mode(s): Short course
  • Location: City Campus
  • Starting: 9 July 2018
  • Course duration: Two weeks

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What you'll study

On this course you'll 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.

Week one – Magazine Journalism                      

Write features that stand out from the crowd.

In this week you will learn how to research and write magazine features including the use of pictures, colours and headlines and gain an appreciation of the different styles of writing that editors are looking for. You will also learn how to interview effectively and write in different styles for different markets and be given an understanding of Journalism and how magazine writers work.

At the end of the week you should be able to demonstrate a basic knowledge and application of the practical skills relevant to magazine journalism, plan, design and execute research in a range of areas that demonstrates basic knowledge of magazine journalism, work effectively and collaboratively in a team and demonstrate proficiency in finding, evaluating and managing information.

Week two – Mobile Journalism

Would you like to be a reporter, photographer and editor for a week?

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.

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:

Journalism from Stadiums to Studios in Block 2.

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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