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Photo Journalism
100% online
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0 units
14 guided
learning hours

Photo Journalism

Today's media frenzied world is controlled by the use of pictures even more so than the written word. Nowadays we can see and watch events as they unfold, almost instantly. The use of the internet has increased the speed at which we can view images of events. 

In this course you will be learning how to structure captions, short stories and articles and you will find that the ability to do this successfully is vital. Ask any Picture Editor in the country and you will be told the same: a picture can be worth a thousand words, but without a caption it's often useless.

Throughout the course you will be encouraged to 'think pictures' and will need to cultivate a news sense and 'think journalistically'. You will discover as the course unfolds that this thread must continue through all your work. It must emerge in your pictures, your captions, and the linking ingredient that comprises a further discipline of interviewing.

OUR PASS RATE
Professional Skills (National Average 82.6%)
90.9%

Language of newspapers

Thinking pictures

Style and presentation

Management structure and classifieds

The editorial department

The daily picture editor

The "futures" file

Desk editors and specialist writers

Photocomposition

Technology and page design

Picture planning

The press council

Press agencies

Discipline and flexibility

Personality

Working with children

Good equipment

Sports photography

Minor events

Effort and concentration

News

Glamour and fashion

Group photography

There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds.

Assessment Method

After each lesson there will be a question paper, which needs to be completed and submitted to your personal tutor for marking. This method of continual assessment ensures that your personal tutor can consistently monitor your progress and provide you with assistance throughout the duration of the course.

What's Included

  • All study materials
  • Study Guide
  • Full Tutor and Admin support

On successful completion of your course you will receive the learndirect Certificate of Completion of Training in Photo Journalism.

Your course certificate will also state the number of CPD points/hours the course is eligible for.

View a sample of the certificate (opens in new window)

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Photo Journalism

Today's media frenzied world is controlled by the use of pictures even more so than the written word. Nowadays we can see and watch events as they unfold, almost instantly. The use of the internet has increased the speed at which we can view images of events. 

In this course you will be learning how to structure captions, short stories and articles and you will find that the ability to do this successfully is vital. Ask any Picture Editor in the country and you will be told the same: a picture can be worth a thousand words, but without a caption it's often useless.

Throughout the course you will be encouraged to 'think pictures' and will need to cultivate a news sense and 'think journalistically'. You will discover as the course unfolds that this thread must continue through all your work. It must emerge in your pictures, your captions, and the linking ingredient that comprises a further discipline of interviewing.

Modules

Language of newspapers

Thinking pictures

Style and presentation

Management structure and classifieds

The editorial department

The daily picture editor

The "futures" file

Desk editors and specialist writers

Photocomposition

Technology and page design

Picture planning

The press council

Press agencies

Discipline and flexibility

Personality

Working with children

Good equipment

Sports photography

Minor events

Effort and concentration

News

Glamour and fashion

Group photography

Requirements

There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds.

Assessment

Assessment Method

After each lesson there will be a question paper, which needs to be completed and submitted to your personal tutor for marking. This method of continual assessment ensures that your personal tutor can consistently monitor your progress and provide you with assistance throughout the duration of the course.

What's Included

  • All study materials
  • Study Guide
  • Full Tutor and Admin support

Qualifications

On successful completion of your course you will receive the learndirect Certificate of Completion of Training in Photo Journalism.

Your course certificate will also state the number of CPD points/hours the course is eligible for.

View a sample of the certificate (opens in new window)

learndirect is one of the largest integrated providers of courses and qualifications, training, and employment services in the UK

  • Each year around 6,000 businesses equip their staff for success with learndirect
  • learndirect have helped more than 75,000 businesses equip their employees with the skills needed to improve productivity.
  • Almost 700,000 maths and English test passes have been achieved with learndirect.
  • 300,000 people fulfilled their career ambitions last year with learndirect.
  • Over 250,000 apprentices have achieved with learndirect.
OUR PASS RATE
Professional Skills
90.9%
(National Average 82.6%)
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