London, United Kingdom

Multimedia Journalism: The London Experience

when 8 July 2017 - 29 July 2017
language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 10 EC
fee GBP 1515

This class offers an opportunity to extend and consolidate core journalistic skills – researching, interview and writing news, features and comment – and then develop an understanding of how to apply those skills to create accurate and compelling content for the web.
Students are taught the more technically complex skills required for working online. They learn net research, publishing online, audio and video newsgathering and the basics of multimedia journalism. They are also introduced to basic web content management techniques and get a chance to demonstrate their skills by producing an individual and a group weblog.

Target group

Students with an IELTS score of 6.0 or higher
Minimum age: 18

Course aim

The class aims to use London as the focus for a journalistic project that explores one of the world’s great capital cities from the perspective of an international student and introduces students to the different ways interactive technologies are changing journalism.
Students will be taught techniques for researching, interviewing and writing news, features and comment. They will then adapt and extend those techniques so that they are able to create compelling multimedia content for the web.

Credits info

10 EC
Each Summer School module is worth 20 UK credits (10 ECTS).
Official Transcripts are provided at the end of the course.

Fee info

GBP 1515: Tuition Fee per session
GBP 0: At the time of application, students have the opportunity to select from accommodation at two of the University of Westminster's centrally located Halls of Residence, as well as joining a comprehensive Social Programme including evening events in London, and weekend trips throughout the UK.
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