Writing News & Features

University of Stirling

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Writing News & Features

  • Host University

    University of Stirling

  • Location

    Stirling, Scotland

  • Area of Study

    Journalism, Media and Journalism

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

    Hours & Credits

  • SCQF Credits

    20
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    5
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    7
  • Overview

    This practical module aims to introduce students to some of the skills needed to write news and features for
    newspapers and magazines. It focuses on elements of journalistic writing style as well as on identifying and
    constructing stories for a variety of markets.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

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Please reference fall and spring course lists as not all courses are taught during both semesters.

Availability of courses is based on enrollment numbers. All students should seek pre-approval for alternate courses in the event of last minute class cancellations

Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.

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