The mandatory subjects to complete the Certificate in Foundation Journalism are:
- Gathering information
- How to tell a news story
- Recording information
- Legal and ethical considerations for journalists
- Writing for digital media
The above modules must be completed to achieve the full qualification. They are available to purchase as a pack of five "mandatory units" through our online shop. The remaining credits can be made up of any of the optional modules. Thirty minutes of tutor support is included in each unit.
Please note: this qualification has recently been under review and has been updated. Learners who started the qualification before 30 September 2018 may continue to complete the qualification on its old structure until 30 September 2019. Click here for transition arrangements.