As well as the opportunity to learn the essential craft of reporting, you will also have the chance to develop the analytical skills necessary to reflect on developments in the arts. You can learn to appreciate artistic movements, genres and the sociological factors that underpin the culture industries, and to communicate this to an audience.
This programme emphasizes reporting and reviewing the creative arts from the niche, such as sculpture, to the more popular, such as cinema and television, to emerging fields like web-based production. It involves a work placement scheme where you have the opportunity to develop the transferable skills necessary for career advancement.
The School of English & Journalism is one of the first institutions in Europe to be awarded a 'Recognised for Excellence' accolade by the European Journalism Training Association (EJTA).
How You Study
Study will be a blend of practical workshops, lectures, and seminars.
How You Are Assessed
Assessments are a mixture of essays, presentations, portfolios of journalism, broadcast media packages and timed examinations.
The University of Lincoln's policy on assessment feedback aims to ensure that academics will return in-course assessments to you promptly – usually within 15 working days after the submission date.
A Newsroom Environment
Journalism teaching at Lincoln takes place in small groups within a newsroom setting, with plenty of opportunities for one-to-one interaction with tutors. The programme has a careful balance of practical skills using multi-platform media with the knowledge and intellectual skills to understand the world of modern journalism. A London-based art reporting module is a special feature of the programme.
First or second class honours degree or equivalent professional experience.
International Students will require the English Language at IELTS 7.0 with no less than 6.5 in each element, or equivalent. http://www.lincoln.ac.uk/englishrequirements
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