Distance learning diploma

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All journalists must know the legal and regulatory boundaries of what they can and cannot report. The programme of study covers all the media law essentials as well as an introduction to court reporting.

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The distance learning course teaches students how to cover sports, but the essential basics of journalism must also be understood, to become a competent sports journalist.

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The portfolio is one of the core skills that makes up the Diploma in Journalism and is accessed and completed online. It enables candidates to demonstrate their range of training and journalistic work across different platforms and, once complete, can be downloaded as a zip file. 

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The core skills package consists of the following modules: Essential Journalism, Essential Journalism e-portfolio, Essential journalism ethics and regulation and Essential media law and regulation.

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The specialist court reporting option builds on an introduction to court reporting in the essential media law syllabus.

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Editing skills are becoming even more important as journalists are publishing stories without the luxury of copy being checked.

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Business of Magazines is one of the Diploma in Journalism's specialist options. It is designed to give distance learners a thorough understanding of the magazine industry and how magazines work.

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This module equips candidates with sufficient understanding of both domestic and international politics and economics to be able to report on a wide range of issues relating to business and finance, and to do so with the ability to humanise complex subjects, making them accessible to a general audience.

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This distance learning module consists of eight units, a sample exam and the programme of study. After studying the units and carrying out the suggested activities and self-assessment tasks, you should be able to approach the NCTJ’s videojournalism for digital platforms assessment with confidence. 

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Teeline shorthand is the most popular shorthand system in the UK and uses the same principle as all other shorthand methods by assigning a unique outline to each word. It is a steep learning curve and requires daily practice.

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All professional journalists should have a broad understanding of how government works at a local and national level, how they link together, where news stories come from and how to develop such stories.

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Essential journalism is designed to teach you the skill-sets needed from finding and telling stories, to harnessing the technologies of the digital age for reporting.

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Journalists are expected to work to high ethical standards. Students can expect learning from this module to be integrated into much of their practical journalism work.

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This module will enable trainee journalists to understand the objectives, strategies and tactics employed by PR staff with whom they will come into contact. It can also prepare them to work at a junior level in public relations.

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