On this vocationally-focused course, you will gain practical training in research and writing as well as broadcast, print and online production. Essential media law, media regulation and journalism ethics are also taught by a team of highly experienced journalists with many years practical experience and excellent links to major media players including newspapers, TV companies, radio stations and digital publishers in Manchester and beyond. This ensures that what is learned on the course is informed by the latest trends and industry developments. You will also hear about the experiences and insights of working journalists, digital publishers and broadcasters. The rapidly changing digital media and culture industries offer many career opportunities in a wide range of industry sectors, including television, radio, film and digital media. The market for skills in these areas is strong and expanding, especially here in Greater Manchester, home to MediaCityUK. As a result there are excellent employment opportunities.