Journalism Placement

Module code: JO2002

In this module, you’ll complete a useful professional placement in journalism. You'll gain academic credit towards your degree for your efforts on the placement

Topics covered

  • Preparation for placement
  • Professional placement activity
  • Briefing and feedback on student’s performance in placement
  • Input from professional hosts into student’s attributes
  • Critical reflection on placement


  • 10 hours of tutorials
  • 10 hours of practical work
  • 19 hours of work-based learning
  • 120 hours of independent study


  • Portfolio of preparatory work, placement diary and critical reflection, 2,500 words (100%)