Multimedia journalism course

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Course summary

Price:ÂŁ394.50 or 3 monthly payments of ÂŁ131.50. Prices include VAT.
Tutor support:Unlimited support from an expert.
Requirements:An interest in journalism. Take our journalism challenge
Duration:Flexible: 3-6 months. No deadlines.
Start date:No set dates. Start when you like.
Delivery:Online.
Available to:UK and international learners.
Accreditation:ABC/CERTA | CPD | EADL | ABCC | IADL.
Government registered:Yes. UK Register of Learning Providers number: 10008168.
Qualification:ABC Awards and Certa Awards level 3 journalism diploma.

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Newspaper, ipad and iphoneOur multimedia journalism course trains you to work in the fast-moving world of multimedia news.

The days of journalists writing exclusively for newspapers and printed magazines are long gone. There are now many online platforms that need a constant supply of topical, high-quality news, videos, images, and features.

Our online multimedia journalism course guides you through each stage of producing content for various multimedia channels, from identifying the different markets to producing content that sells.

The multimedia world is constantly evolving. But many traditional journalism  techniques still apply. Therefore, we’ll also equip you with all the basic skills you’ll need.

As a multimedia journalist, you could be:

  • Writing in-depth articles for online magazines.
  • Reporting breaking news across all the major social media platforms.
  • Publishing blog posts that engage with readers.
  • Creating innovative videos, podcasts and audio-visual content.
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Our journalism courses get results

Many of our graduates testify that our journalism courses helped them to find jobs, set up as freelancers, or boost their skills at work.

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What our learners say

Our aim is to give you the best learning experience you’ve ever had, or ever will have.

Successful journalism graduate, Nic Newman, described his time studying with CMP as a “positive and practical experience”.

He now has an extensive portfolio of published articles, both in the national and European media. See his review

Another successful learner, Anna Whitehouse, said she has already recommended the course to her friends and family. See her review

What will I learn?

Multimedia journalism course

Our comprehensive online multimedia journalism course will teach you how to:

  • Develop article ideas suitable for publication across a variety of multimedia platforms.
  • Source information, conduct research and carry out effective interviews.
  • Write news articles and features for online and print publication.
  • Prepare videos, podcasts and other audio-visual media for publication.
  • Apply media law and ethics to the multimedia world.
  • Sell your work and get paid.

Our multimedia journalism course will equip you with the skills you need to establish a career in the dynamic world of online and multimedia publishing.

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You will benefit from unlimited tutor support from Dave Griffiths who is a freelance journalist, writer, subeditor and proofreader. He will help you every step of the way.

He will also give you personal feedback on every assignment, answer your questions and provide expert careers guidance, so you get the very best out of the course.

When you graduate, you will receive the ABC Awards and Certa Awards level 3 diploma in multimedia journalism. It proves you are a multimedia journalist. ABC Awards and Certa Awards are leading national awarding bodies that are both regulated by Ofqual.

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How does the course work?

Our courses are delivered online. So, you can study at a pace you’re completely comfortable with and fit your studies around your lifestyle.

You can use a computer, or our exclusive app to work on a tablet or smartphone.

Qualifications

Our multimedia journalism course has been independently endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme. So, when you finish, you will receive the ABC Awards and Certa Awards level 3 diploma in multimedia journalism, and a learner unit summary which lists the individual subjects you are qualified in.

The ABC Awards and Certa Awards qualification guarantees that you have been assessed at level 3 standards, and are competent to practise.

In addition, you will receive the fully accredited CMP diploma in multimedia journalism, which is recognised in the UK and beyond. It proves you are a qualified multimedia journalist.

These awards will equip you to apply for multimedia journalism jobs, use your new skills in the workplace or find freelance work.

Multimedia journalism course tutor: Dave GriffithsMultimedia journalism course tutor: Dave Griffiths

Journalist | writer | subeditor | proofreader

As a multimedia journalism course learner, you will work 1-2-1 with Dave Griffiths, who is a journalist, writer, subeditor, and proofreader with 27 years’ experience.

He has worked for Press Association’s website Ananova, the Manchester Evening News, Orange’s wapsite, and various weekly papers in Cheshire, Lancashire and London.

He will mark your work, answer your questions and give you friendly help and advice.

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Multimedia journalism course subjects

This vocational course covers every aspect of multimedia journalism. Each lesson includes a practical assignment, based on real-world multimedia journalism.

Every assignment is personally marked and graded by your tutor, so you’ll receive expert feedback on your progress.

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How long will it take?

Our online courses are flexible. There are no deadlines, time limits or expiry dates.

So, you can study at a pace that suits you, and fit the course around your lifestyle.

Most people take around three months to complete this course, but each learner is different.

There are no set start dates.

You can enrol and begin studying when you want to.

What will I need?

We aim to keep our course delivery as simple as possible, so people of all ages, locations and abilities can take part.

This is what you will need to study our multimedia journalism course:

  • Access to a computer, tablet or similar device.
  • Internet access.
  • Microsoft Word or equivalent: OpenOffice, iWork pages.
  • An email account.
  • A camera and a video recorder. Smartphones or tablets are acceptable.

Who is this course for?

Online course students working on their computersOur multimedia journalism course is suitable for over-16s of all abilities.

We regularly work with:

  • Beginners who want to become professional multimedia journalists.
  • People who need to write engaging and original content at work.
  • Small businesses and freelancers who want to attract more clients.
  • Experienced writers and journalists who want to retrain, or upgrade their skills.
  • People looking to start their own freelance multimedia writing businesses.
  • Multimedia journalists who want recognised qualifications.

We have an excellent reputation working with disabled learners, and people who are housebound or terminally ill.

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Our courses are often used for staff training

Some of the world’s biggest corporations use our courses to train their workers.

They appreciate the flexibility. People can work step-by-step, in their own time, with input from an expert tutor when they need it. Many learners find they can apply their new skills to their jobs straight away.

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You will have free and unlimited access to our extensive resources library. It contains downloadable podcasts, videos, ebooks and tips files to help your career.

This is in addition to your comprehensive course materials and tutor support.

International students

You can study this online course wherever you live.International accreditation logos We have students in more than 100 countries. And you can trust us, as we are accredited by two international accrediting bodies:

Both organisations promote excellence in worldwide online study, so international students can verify our quality before they enrol.

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Accreditation and quality

We comply with the very highest external standards. We are:

Each organisation has its own standards, code of practice and complaints procedure, so you can enrol with complete confidence.

CMP Charter Mark

The Charter Mark is our benchmark of educational quality.CMP charter mark We award it to graduates who have also demonstrated they can work professionally in the online environment.

The Charter Mark gives employers the confidence that candidates applying for jobs or freelance work have received accredited training and independent assessment. And it gives learners credibility in the competitive world of journalism.

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