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Starts:
2019/2020  
Days:
TBA 
Study Mode
Part-Time 
Assessment:
Practical Assessment and Exams 
Level:
Area:
Creative & Digital 
Course Code:
HFXJN1A 
 
Entry Requirements
Minimum - must be over 18 at the start of the course and have GCSE English at A* - C
 
 

Journalism Fast Track NCTJ

This is a 22-week (usually four days a week) intensive professional course designed to lead you directly into employment as a multi-media reporter or photojournalist. This course is an excellent alternative to university for students who would prefer to take a professional route into journalism.


Key Units

What will I learn? There are mandatory modules in reporting, public affairs, media law, shorthand and e-portfolio, and optional modules in photojournalism, video journalism and court reporting.

What else will I gain? We encourage and help all students to do work experience during the course. There are also opportunities to report from crown court, coroner’s court and city council meetings.

Why study this course at The Sheffield College? We are a long-established course accredited by the industry-driven body, the National Council for the Training of Journalists. We have excellent contacts with editors across the region who regularly showcase students’ work in their publications.



The course is taught through a combination of lectures and hands-on practical experience. We have excellent contacts with editors across the region who regularly showcase students’ work in their publications.



Entry Requirements

Minimum - must be over 18 at the start of the course and have GCSE English at A* - C


Assessment

Practical Assessment and Exams


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