Skills will be honed through your work in the simulated newsroom and then on placements in professional newsrooms. At the same time you will develop your critical ability to engage with current theoretical and methodological debates.
The Digital Journalism programme at The University of Winchester aims to shape 'confident learners' by enabling students to develop the skills to excel in their studies here that are transferable to further studies or the employment market.
Graduates go into print, broadcast and electronic media as reporters, producers and researchers. Support is given in seeking both work placements during study and employment thereafter to assist the process of a successful career in journalism.
Comments from employers, editors and other senior journalists on the quality of the course, the quality of work students are able to produce and their employment prospects are as follows:
“I had no idea that journalism students were doing things at this level. It is fantastic and I was completely blown away by the professionalism of the students' work.” - Laura Barton, senior feature writer, The Guardian.
“So impressive, all the students are so confident and competent. The students are so lucky to be in amongst such expert tutors who are so obviously in tune with what it is like to be in the workforce. And also the technology you have is amazing.” - Maria Milano, online editor, InStyle magazine (IPC magazines)
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