This qualification will equip you with the core skills and knowledge required to become a competent journalist, everything you need for multi-platform journalism whether it be in newspapers, magazines, online, television, radio or PR and communications.


Gaining the diploma can lead to employment within the industry and provide access for entry to a Level 4 Diploma in Journalism.


Entry Requirements:

12 Standard/4 GCSEs Grade A - C in Mathematics and English plus 2 A levels A-D or Level 3 Diploma in Journalism. Qualifications deemed equivalent by the Examination Committee will also be accepted.


For international students an IELTS score of 5.5 is required. We provide IELTS Live Interactive Online Course.


If you do not have formal qualifications, but can demonstrate extensive relevant work experience and/or achievement on a range of professional qualifications in Journalism are also welcome to apply.

What Will I Study?


  • Essential Journalism

  • Essential Journalism ethics and regulations




  • News reporting




  • E-portfolio for journalists

  • Essential media law and regulation for journalists


    Optional units:


  • Shorthand for journalists

  • Public affairs for journalists

  • Media law court reporting

  • Production journalism

  • Video journalism for online

  • Business of magazines

  • Sports journalism

  • Broadcast journalism

  • Business and finance journalism

  • Photography for Journalists

  • PR and communications for journalists

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