Specialist Journalism 2

University of Westminster

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Specialist Journalism 2

  • Host University

    University of Westminster

  • Location

    London, England

  • Area of Study


  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • UK Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    This module has three pathways to choose from. The pathways are Arts and Entertainment, Investigative and Data, Technology and Video Games.

    Practical - Portfolio required.

    This module introduces students to the knowledge, skills and techniques needed to be a specialist writer/reporter and looks more generally at the role of specialist journalism in the modern media. Like Level 5 version, it builds on the skills developed by students in the core practice modules as Level 4 and 5, allowing them the chance to do more specialist work covering a particular journalistic ‘beat’. More description details are available.

    Assessment: Coursework (30%), Portfolio (70%)

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