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Bournemouth University

Multi Media Journalism

Convergence defines this award-winning journalism course – the first in the UK to explore the full potential of multi-platform news publishing. It is accredited by the Broadcast Journalism Training Council. With their full multi-skilling, graduates of this course can cover any news or feature story for the web, for television, and for radio. They can easily take a story from one medium and transfer it into another – television to radio – radio to online text.
Duration 1 year full time
Level MA
Cost The fees for this course for students enrolling in academic year 2012/13 are: UK/EU/Channel Islands full-time students: £7,000. International (non-EU) full-time students: £12,000. BU offers various discounts, scholarships and studentships. It may also be possible to pay your fees in instalments. For example, whether you're looking to study a full-time or part-time course, it is possible to pay in three instalments.
The equal mix of broadcasting and online writing in this intensely practical course sharpens the defining elements of digital journalism. On the course you will engage with critical research and address the ethical controversies at the frontiers of global journalism. Your studies will culminate in a multi-media online convergence project covering a current national or international issue.
The minimum qualification is normally an Upper Second Class Honours degree or comparable professional qualification
Edit video, audio and text to international broadcast standards, Undertake a three-week minimum work placement, Converge content adeptly from one digital medium to others - television to radio – radio to online, Create cross-platform multi-media packages using the latest web communications, Benefit from continuous industry links, including guest lectures and hands-on workshops by leading new media journalists, Run full multi-media 'newsdays' in industry standard studios, Design a multi-media website and provide and curate all its content, Creatively exploit emergent social media for international and local journalism.
Contact Information
Institution Bournemouth University
The Media School
Weymouth House, Talbot Campus
Poole, Dorset
BH12 5BB

Tel: 08456 501501
Fax: +44 (0)1202 962736
Department: Bournemouth Media School
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