Journalism BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Creative Media Practice

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Amplify news with this exciting programme. You will explore all aspects of journalism including broadcast, website and magazine. The skills you learn are transferable to other popular industries such as advertising, marketing, public relations and website writing.

Contact details: Sarah Robinson

Creative media


Who is this course for?

Do you want to present stories through broadcast journalism, magazines and podcasts using information gathered from hard-hitting interviews and investigative research? On this multimedia course, you will create magazine shows in our industry-standard TV studio, edit podcasts, make documentaries and use photography to illustrate your articles. Now more than ever the world needs people to ask difficult questions and find the hidden answers.

Benefits / Skills

  • Write sparkling copy for magazines, news and websites
  • Design eye-catching magazine pages using Adobe Indesign
  • Develop skills in interviewing, broadcast journalism and podcasting
  • Create magazine shows and factual programmes in our state-of-the-art TV studio
  • Use Adobe software to create broadcasts, factual films, documentaries and podcasts

Entry Requirements

5 GCSE grade 4 or above including English

Career Progression

Progression may include degree level study, an apprenticeship, or relevant employment.

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Course Details


1 year Diploma

1 year Top-up Extended Diploma

Study Type

Full time

Start Date


Course Code


Course Fee (16-18)

No fee

Course Fee (Adult)

£2,730 plus exam fee of £152   You may be entitled to support with fees. Click here for more info.

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Extra Curriculum

We provide full-time arts education to over 1,000 students every year, from level 1 through to BA Honours degrees. If you are successful in gaining a place on one of our specialist courses, we will work with you to develop your creative skills and prepare you for the next big step – either to university, drama school, art college or the world of work.

Labour Market

On average Media professionals in Leeds earn £30,121.74 (Emsi).

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