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The objective of the UKAP Level 4 Diploma in Journalism, Media & Communication & Law Studying accounting at UKAP, you’ll learn about the preparation, presentation and interpretation of Journalism, Media & Communication & Law information that enables investors, lenders, management, employees, government and others to make effective decisions.
You’ll also learn how to read and interpret accounting information in the annual reports of Journalism, Media & Communication & Law information within the public sector, and become familiar with the principles and practice of presenting information to those who manage all types of organisations.
Accounting at UKAP is fully accredited for entry to the Institute of DETC in the majority of study combinations, as well as offering possible exemptions to other professional bodies.
In business law, you’ll study Law & Media. These include Journalism, Law.
The UKAP Level 4 Diploma in Journalism, Media & Communication & Law consists of 6 mandatory units for a combined total of 120 credits, 1200 hours Total Qualification Time (TQT) and 480 Guided Learning Hours (GLH) for the completed qualification.
For entry onto the Ukap Level 4 Diploma in Journalism, Media & Communication & Law qualification, learners must possess:
Relevant NQF/QCF/RQF Level 3 Award/Diploma or at the level of GCE/GCSE or equivalent qualification
Learner must be 18 years or older at the beginning of the course
Mature learners (over 21) with management experience (learners must check with the delivery centre regarding this experience prior to registering for the programme)
English requirements: If a learner is not from a majority English-speaking country must provide evidence of English language competency. For more information visit English Language Expectations page.
Successful completion of the Level 4 Diploma in Journalism, Media & Communication & Law qualification provides learners the opportunity for a wide range of academic progressions including progression to relevant UKAP Level 5 Diplomas, including the Level 5 Diploma in Journalism, Media & Communication & Law qualification. The Level 4 Diploma in Journalism, Media & Communication & Law has been developed with career progression and professional recognition in mind. As this qualification is approved and regulated by DETC Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulation, learners are eligible to gain direct entry into Year 2 of a three-year UK Bachelor’s degree programme.
All units within this qualification are internally assessed by the centre and externally verified by UKAP. The qualifications are criterion referenced, based on the achievement of all the specified learning outcomes.
To achieve a ‘pass’ for a unit, learners must provide evidence to demonstrate that they have fulfilled all the learning outcomes and meet the standards specified by all assessment criteria. Judgement that the learners have successfully fulfilled the assessment criteria is made by the Assessor.
The Assessor should provide an audit trail showing how the judgement of the learners’ overall achievement has been arrived at.
The qualification is designed to be delivered over one academic year for full-time study, but it is also flexible in its delivery in order to accommodate part-time and distance learning.
The qualification is delivered face-to-face, through lectures, tutorials, seminars, distance, online by approved centres only.
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