Study for the Diploma in Journalism is based on a core and elective options model. The core skills are all mandatory units and comprise: essential journalism, e-portfolio for journalists; essential media law for journalists, and essential journalism ethics and regulation. The four core skills modules carry 47 of the 82 credits needed to achieve the Diploma in Journalism. Subjects are assessed by examination except for the e-portfolio unit.
The materials you will receive for these modules are: Core Skills materials via the e-learning platform, McNae's Essential Law for Journalists textbook, Essential Journalism textbook and login details to the e-portfolio and student website.
All four of these mandatory skills modules can be purchased together for £510 (including VAT).
To find out more about each of the core skills modules, read on below.