Professional Qualifications

Journalism and Media Studies

Available Study Time

9-12 months per level

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Diploma Levels

Levels 4, 5 & 6

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Journalists work in an environment where accuracy and professionalism are vital to creating and sustaining a reputation in a highly competitive industry.

Journalism and the media itself has developed immeasurably over the course of the last 10 years and sees no sign in slowing down. Effective journalism faces technological, ethical and profitable challenges and the need for instantaneous information, regardless of platform or medium, drives an already demanding industry to new heights daily. 

Our Professional Journalism and Media Studies qualifications will prepare students to thrive in this challenging sector, teaching you the fundamentals needed to establish yourself in the sector and the complex legal and ethical standards that will help you excel. 

Qualification Levels and Unit Titles

Level 4 Diploma

Level 4

Constructing a Story in Journalism

Interviewing and Research in Journalism


Internet Broadcasting

Public Relations for Journalists

Level 5 Diploma

Level 5

Print and Online Journalism

Journalism and the Law

Convergent Journalism

Notation and Transcription for Journalists

Editing Roles in Journalism

Level 6 Diploma

Level 6

Principles and the Role of Journalism

Specialised Reporting in the Media

Investigative Journalism

Freedom of Information and Media Law

Standards and Ethics in Journalism

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