|Faculty or Section :||Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts|
|School or Department :||School of Humanities & Communication|
|Student contribution band :||2021 Grandfather Funding Cl 1|
|Grading basis :||Graded|
|Version produced :||17 May 2022|
This course provides instruction in the skills journalists use to select and handle stories and pictures for publication in print and online. Students will learn to edit stories, and design and produce pages for publication. By the end of this course, they should be prepared to work as page editors in news organisations.
This course will concentrate on the development of sub-editing, layout and design skills through theoretical studies and practical work. A focal point will be the professional issues that arise in the process of making sub-editing decisions. Instruction will be given in copy-tasting, layout, handling images, writing headlines and blocklines, and production processes.