Multimedia Journalism @ Glasgow Caledonian University

Posted on 12 March 2011 by BMMBoxer

Course Branch: Media

Course Name: Multimedia Journalism (MA/PgD)

Location City, Country: Glasgow, Scotland, UK

College: Caledonian Business School

University: Glasgow Caledonian University

University Description: Glasgow Caledonian University has a strong international focus, welcoming students from all over the world and aims to help all its students succeed as global citizens on a graduation. Programmes are designed to be dynamic, innovative, commercially relevant and have an emphasis on providing students with skills and practical knowledge.

Course Description: Discover the essential reporting, writing and digital production skills for press, radio, TV and online journalism and get two accreditations for the price of one: the course is accredited by both the National Council for training of Journalists (NCTJ) and the Broadcast Journalism Training Council (BJTC).

Duration In Years (In Months):
1 Year (12 months) : Full Time

Course Start Date: September 2011

Fee Structure: £9900 (approx Rs. 7,15,860)

Eligibility Criteria:

2:1 UK honours degree or equivalent, evidence of journalistic endeavour or experience, and satisfactory performance in NCTJ entrance test, interview and voice test.

Applicants must pass an interview and test prior to acceptance to the programme.
Test format
NCTJ entrance test on computers comprising correction of errors in use of english, writing a short news story from supplied material, 20 current affairs questions

Interview format
An individual interview with the teaching staff, and group voice tests in the radio studio.
In the interview you will be asked why you want to be a journalist, what experience you have had in journalism (eg student, voluntary, freelance) and about any specialist journalistic ambitions you may have; about your awareness of current news issues and the news media (eg what papers you read, and why); and, crucially, from how you generally conduct yourself we will be hoping to spot some of the human qualities journalists need to have: such as curiosity, politeness, persistence.

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