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Writing: Online Journalism and Writing for Digital Media

Course Description

What distinguishes online journalism from traditional print media How do you write punchy social media posts Learn how to write convincing online content in this specialist course.

Location: Camden

Course Requirements

The only requirement for this course is an interest in the subject, and all levels of experience are welcome.

Teaching and Learning Methods

This in-person course will feature a variety of interactive learning methods including discussions, Q&A sessions, group and paired work and other ways in which you can enjoy learning as a part of a group. As with all our programmes, this course includes individual reviews, offering you time with your personal tutor to reflect and set targets. At the beginning of the course, you will be given a reading list to enable you to further explore various topics should you wish to. The college also has an exciting programme of events, exhibitions, and competitions throughout the year. Your tutor will make you aware of these, and your participation is welcomed and encouraged.

Assessment

There is no exam or formal assessment for this course. However, you will complete an Individual Learning Plan (ILP) which will outline the learning objectives for the course. You will also be invited to set your own goals. You will receive feedback against the achievement of these outcomes during the course from your tutor and in written form at the end of the course. There is no formal qualification attached to this course, but you can receive a Certificate of Completion from the college on request.

Next Steps and Progression

Once you have completed the course, you may choose to enrol on a further Journalism course or another subject such as Creative Writing. Advice and Guidance for all further study is available from the Curriculum Manager by request.

Additional Information

For more information, please contact the Learner Services Team via Live Chat or on 020 7255 4700 or email LearnerServices@wmcollege.ac.uk.

Additional Learning Support

Teachers are supported to ensure their materials are inclusive to meet all learners needs. Provision of assistive equipment is available and access support can be provided through reasonable adjustments, subject to an assessment by the ALS team and/or the Disability Officer. Digital Learning support is available in the Learning Centre at our Camden site. Careers advice and guidance is also available to all learners.

Additional Costs

WM College is able to provide financial support with course fees and you may be eligible based on prior qualifications, if you are on a low income or on benefits. For more information and to find out if you are eligible, go to the Fees & Finance page on our website or contact the Learner Services team via Live Chat or on 020 7255 4700.
CAMDEN
44 Crowndale Road
NW1 1TR
Tel: 020 7255 4700
Email: learnerservices@wmcollege.ac.uk
KENTISH TOWN
7 Leighton Place
NW5 2QL
Tel: 020 7241 8572
Email: learnerservices@wmcollege.ac.uk