JOUR506 – Professional Practice

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Module code
JOUR506
Module title
Professional Practice
Prescription
To enable students to apply professional skills and attributes to operate as an effective member of a newsroom
Programmes
  • BM1903
NZQA Level
Level 5
NZQA Credits
15
Delivery method
  • Web-Supported
Learning hours
Directed hours
90
Self directed hours
60
Total learning hours
150
Resources required
Learning Outcomes
By the end of this course the student will be able to:
1. Analyse a range of journalism practices, codes and conventions
2. Apply professional practices within the journalism newsroom environment
3. Produce clean, accurate stories to deadline
Content
Interpersonal skills
Journalism skills
Workforce readiness
Deadlines
Professional and ethical practices relevant to journalism
Assessment Criteria
Criteria to Pass this Module:
Students must gain an overall mark of 50% to be successful in this course
Learning and Teaching Resource
A list of recommended resources is provided in the course outline.