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Professional Practice Assessments

Assessment time has crept up very quickly this term!  The Professional Practice module has comprised a number of subjects:

The assessments have been set to reflect this range of subjects and aside from our final documentary pitch, final piece and written contextual analysis they form the last set of assessments on the MA!  Eeeek!

So here is the brief:

Practical portfolio (80%)

  • A radio news bulletin (produced, edited, scripted and presented live) – 20%
  • A television news bulletin (produced, edited, scripted and presented live) – 20%
  • An online news story (written and uploaded to UCFJourno) – 10%
  • Print Assessment – 25% – this consists of two exams on news writing and sub-editing and one 1,200 word international news feature
  • A 4 1/2 minute political radio package based on one of the following topics – 25%

1. Political Restraints versus Press Freedom
2. The Role of Worldwide Governmental Bodies
3. The Role of Non Governmental Organisations
4. Religious Tolerance and Intolerance

Personal blog (20%)

A series of blog posts that reflect on and critically evaluate the radio package production process – 100%

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