Digital Journalism

The qualification consists of:

  • Diploma in Creative and Digital Media at SCQF Level 7
  • Modern Apprenticeship in Digital Media

Modern Apprenticeship

  • The Modern Apprenticeship is awarded by Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA)


  • 12-18 months' work based in a relevant business

Attendance at College

  • Series of 4-5 weekend workshops to Glasgow Clyde University, doing a combination of short courses taught by industry experts
  • Complication of Portfolio of Evidence
  • Workplace observations

Typical duties will include:

  • Audio recording and editing
  • Audio visual recording and editing
  • Image manipulation and freelancing
  • Writing for online

Personal Qualities, Skills and Qualifications:

  • Applicants should have an interest in journalism
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ideally candidates will have a knowledge of the role of social media and other digital platforms in marketing.


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