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Documentary Journalism

Nottingham Trent University

12 months
Duration
15850 GBP/year
8800 GBP/year
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About

This Documentary Journalism course from Nottingham Trent University will prepare you to research and produce long-form documentary stories for online, radio and film. It includes all the steps of the process from research and production across multiplatforms, to making a pitch, the commissioning process, costing and budgets.

Overview

Industry speakers from Vice, BBC3, Panorama, and the world of podcasts regularly teach on the programme, along with specialist documentary camera people, archive researchers and experts on the business of documentary production.

Careers and employability

The teaching team are all from industry and have backgrounds in award-winning documentary production and reportage. Employability is a key focus of the course, and you will meet commissioning editors and documentary producers within the field. You will work with live commissioning briefs wherever possible and will be encouraged to pitch ideas to documentary and other festivals during your course. The Documentary Journalism course from Nottingham Trent University is designed to enhance you future career in documentary journalism across a range of platforms and outlets, terrestrial or online.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Documentary Journalism Skills and Digital Production
  • Documentary Practice 
  • Visual Journalism
  • Media Law 
  • Multiplatform Project 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • We would recommend applying as soon as you are able as we may close the course if it is full.

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You will need a good honours degree (minimum 2.1) and enthusiasm for, or experience in documentary radio, film, reportage or multi media.
  • Applicants with a 2.2 and substantial experience will be considered.
  • Applications from candidates with non-standard entry qualifications will be considered on an individual basis.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15850 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15850 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    8800 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8800 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Nottingham

583 - 978 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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