Researching and Reporting News

30 points

Not offered 2019

For further information see Language, Social and Political Sciences


This course provides an introduction to the foundational skills and knowledge required for communicating news and information to various publics. Students will learn how to develop writing and multimedia skills to produce engaging digital content. They will also gain knowledge of their ethical responsibilities and learn to critically reflect on their own and others' media practice. The course combines analytical skills with practical experience, including fieldwork and internship opportunities, to help consolidate the links between theory and practice, and develop independence in professional work.


Limited Entry. (i) COMS231, COMS232, COMS233. (ii) Permission from the Head of Department.