Nottingham Trent University

Nottingham Trent University

Documentary Journalism

This course will prepare students to research and produce long-form journalism for online, radio and television. It includes all the steps of the process from research and production across multi-platforms, to making a pitch, the commissioning process, costing and budgets.

Entry requirements

A good Honours degree (minimum 2.1) and enthusiasm for, or experience in documentary radio, film, reportage or multi media. Applicants with a 2.2 and substantial experience will be considered. Applications from candidates with non-standard entry qualifications will be considered on an individual basis. Applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 7.0 with a minimum of 6.0 in reading and writing, and 5.5 in speaking and listening.

Course modules

Modules include: documentary journalism skills and digital production; documentary practice; visual journalism; media law; multiplatform project.

Assessment methods

Students will be assessed by a mixture of portfolio work, essays and exams as well as a final project of a finished documentary. Applicants should be aware that each module involves a considerable amount of independent learning.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,600 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,900 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,900 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,900 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,900 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,900 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,400 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,900 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,900 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,900 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
City Centre Campus Nottingham NG1 4BU East Midlands

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