There are a lot of good journalism courses available around the world of all different lengths and qualities: undergraduate degrees, masters degrees, short courses, part time courses, diplomas and more.
But how can students really get the most out of their time and stand out from the rest of their peers when it comes to getting a job at the end?
This week's podcast covers some of these additional skills and practices, as news editor Alastair Reid speaks to:
- Iestyn George, lecturer in magazine journalism, Southampton Solent University
- Clare Cook, senior lecturer in print and online journalism, University of Central Lancashire
- Professor George Brock, head of journalism, City University London