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Level 4+

Creative Media Production (Journalism) Higher National Diploma


Are you sure you want to work in the creative media industry but unsure which path to take? Chichester College Group offers you a versatile and flexible way to achieve Higher Education qualifications in the creative industries. Equivalent to the first two years of a university course, the HND in Creative Multimedia with Journalism has a broad media base that reflects a professional working environment. The course offers you a vocational progression route to higher level study offering an exciting variety of units that focus on all areas of the media industry. In year one you’;ll study television and radio production and digital print journalism and in year two you’;ll move on to narrative moving image production and investigative journalism. The course is designed for you to build your overall production skills ready for the industry, widen areas of specialism and fundamentally allowing you to keep your options open as you explore the jobs market for the creative industries. Studying the HNC in year 1 and HND in year 2 provides a more open and flexible route towards a full bachelor’;s degree, where you can secure a higher level qualification at the end of each year as you progress, save money in the process and remain local. The HND Creative Multimedia with Journalism course comprises of 15 modules and they are: Year One:

  • Individual Project
  • Creative Media Industry
  • Interview and Presentation Techniques
  • Radio production
  • Journalism & Society
  • Digital page Production
  • Journalism Practices
  • Professional Practice

Year Two:

  • Collaborative Project
  • Narrative
  • Film Criticism
  • Scriptwriting for Film & Television
  • Advanced Editing for TV & Film
  • Personal, Professional Development
  • Advanced Journalism Studies

Special features of this programme include:

  • You can progress onto a final top-up year and achieve a full degree at the end of year two
  • Working on live assignment briefs and widen your career options in the media industry
  • Small group sizes ensure you get the support you need to succeed

At the end of the course you will have the opportunity to celebrate your achievement with a full graduation ceremony at Chichester Cathedral.


You will need to have a combination of GCE A levels, or BTEC Level 3 Diploma/ Extended Diplomas or equivalent qualifications, preferably in a media or creative subject.

GCSE Mathematics and English Language are preferred at grade 4 or above.

Significant relevant work experience will also be considered.


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