Graduate Diploma in Journalism, Media and Communications
This Graduate Diploma course in Journalism, Media and Communications prepares you for entry onto a number of exciting media-related MA degrees at the University’s School of Arts and Humanities. The Graduate Diploma is intense and challenging, and builds on your previous studies and experience. You will choose from integrated academic studies in journalism, media and communications, and gain advanced level English skills and higher level UK study skills.
Graduate Diploma subject outline
The Graduate Diploma in Journalism, Media and Communications is made up of the following range of modules:
- Core academic skills modules
- Subject modules
Students who enrol will receive excellent preparation for studying a postgraduate degree course in Media, Journalism or Communications at the University.
English Language tuition is also available for students who need extra help in developing their English skills.
Progress to Nottingham Trent University
Students at the International College enjoy small class sizes and ideal learning conditions for progressing to the University. Successful completion of your Graduate Diploma course guarantees your progression to a related postgraduate degree.
For a two-term course, you will usually complete ten modules. If you are taking a three-term course you will study an additional English Language module.
Two and three-term core modules
- Skills for Study 1, 2 and 3
- Language for Study 2 and 3*
- Social Science Principles
- Research Design and Critique
- European Media and Liberal Democracy
- Research Project
Three-term (Enhancement) extra modules
- Intercultural Studies
- Mathematics and Information Communication Technology Skills for Postgraduates
- Personal Development Skills
*Three-term students will also take Language for Study 1 and additional hours for Language for Study 2 and 3.
Graduate Diploma in Journalism, Media and Communications – Spring 2015
English language level
|Course||Next enrolment date||Course length|
|5.5 in all skills||Graduate Diploma||16 Feb 2015||2 Terms|
|4.5 overall with no more than one skill in 4.0||Graduate Diploma (2T Preparatory English)||09 Feb 2015||4 Terms|
Graduate Diploma in Journalism, Media and Communications – Summer 2015
|Your current English language level||Course||Enrolment start date||Course length|
|5.5 in all skills||Graduate Diploma (0.5T Preparatory English)||13 Jul 2015||2.5 terms|
|Minimum of two skills at 5.0 with a minimum of 4.5 in all skills||Graduate Diploma (1T Preparatory English)||01 Jun 2015||3 terms|
|5.0 with no less than 4.5 in any skill||Graduate Diploma (1.5T Preparatory English)||13 Jul 2015||3.5 terms|
|4.5 overall||Graduate Diploma (2T Preparatory English)||01 Jun 2015||4 terms|
Graduate Diploma in Journalism, Media and Communications - Autumn 2015
|Your current English language level*||Course||Enrolment start date||Course length|
|5.5 with no less than 5.5 in any skill||Graduate Diploma||14 September 2015||2 terms|
|5.5 with no less than 5.5||Graduate Diploma (0.5T Enhancement)||26 October 2015||2.5 terms|
|5.5 with no less than 5.5||Graduate Diploma (1T Enhancement)||14 September 2015||3 terms|
|5.0 with no less than 4.5||Graduate Diploma (1T Preparatory English)||14 September 2015||3 terms|
|4.5 with no less than 4.0||Graduate Diploma (2T Preparatory English)||14 September 2015||4 terms|
|4.0 with no less than 4.0||Graduate Diploma (3T Preparatory English)||14 September 2015||5 terms|
* All scores are IELTS but any equivalent SELT (as shown on the UKVI SELT approved list) would be acceptable.