Journalism training courses and schools
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Total 72 training course(s)/program(s) at schools in United Kingdom.

De Montfort University

Training Centre/Campus: Leicester, , United Kingdom
Phone No.: +44 (0)116 255 1551

Journalism (Certificate) (Diploma) (Master Degree)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

With an unrivalled graduate employment rate, this course offers an exciting combination of theoretical and practical study and training. Taught by highly experienced, qualified journalists, the course emphasises National Council for the Training of Journalists�syllabus and exams, in a programme designed especially for postgraduates.

Our work-based journalism course is fully accredited by the industry&,#146,s training body, the National Council for the Training of Journalists. It offers a high quality professional course with emphasis on attention to your strengths and weaknesses �an approach which gives our graduates a tremendous advantage in the hugely competitive journalism jobs market. As you’ve probably heard, the hardest part of the job is getting into the industry in the first place. Industry training places are few and far between. The most reliable way is to do an NCTJ course �which leads to a qualification recognised throughout this country as well a... [Read More]


Training Centre/Campus: Bromsgrove, Worcestershire, United Kingdom
Phone No.: +44 (0)1527 834780

Effective writing for journalism

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

Effective writing for journalism is a short course that helps you write copy such as news stories, features and press releases clearly, concisely and with impact.
For many involved in journalism, the written word is the primary form of communication. This course teaches the fundamental skills you need to produce high quality copy that is informative, eye catching and targeted at your specific audience.

Training is provided by means of classroom teaching and practical exercises carried out under guidance. Sessions cover the characteristics of effective writing and how to communicate their message, the importance of having a good structure and headline, how to write good English and edit/proofread copy.

City Lit

Training Centre/Campus: London, England, United Kingdom
Phone No.: 020 7831 7831

Interviewing for print and online journalism

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

How to run effective journalistic interviews.

What topics will we cover?

Approaching people for interview
drafting and ordering questions
identifying different kinds of questions
conducting the interview
listening skills
interview etiquette
using interview material.

By the end of this course you should be able to:

- identify strategies and interview techniques to help you find out what you need to know.

freelance journalism

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

The course is designed to equip those interested in freelance journalism with some of the skills and know-how required to enter this area of the media. The focus will be on news, features, interviews and research relating to the print media. The course will include analysing material from current publications and generating your own copy.

What topics will we cover?

- where to find news stories
- what to include and exclude in news reports
- news introductions
- short news reports
- writing a news report to length
- finding facts
- where to find quotes
- who to quote
- roles and responsibilities within newspaper organisations
- feature introductions
- how to structure a feature
- interviewing skills
- vox pops
- journalism law.

By the end of this course you should be able to:

- write a news introduction
- write a feature introduction
- write to length
- understand the differences betwee... [Read More]

Travel journalism Workshop

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

A one-day course to help you turn your travel experiences into a saleable travel article.

What topics will we cover?

What makes a good travel piece
What to include and leave out
Eye catching openings
How to get published
How to deal with PRs and Tourist Boards.

By the end of this course you should be able to:

- identify good/bad pieces of writing
- learn the basic structure of a travel piece
- ability to write and edit
- identify where and how to sell.

Broadcast journalism

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

The workings of the media - specifically Broadcast Journalism.
You will learn about career opportunities and have a chance to do some practical writing exercises.

What topics will we cover?

Information about the work of a Broadcast Journalist
Practical writing and interviewing exercises.

By the end of this course you should be able to:

- identify possible careers in Broadcast journalism
- have Practical experience of writing and interviewing for Broadcast Journalism.

Photography and photojournalism

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

Using practical exercises, history, theory and technique, discussion, analysis of images and context, the classes will help you develop your own creative style. You will learn about portraiture, landscape, documentary, news, sport/action and street photography, and how to sell and market your work for publication. You will also work on photojournalistic projects in your own time to complement the different class themes.

What topics will we cover?

- developing and working on your own projects,
- looking at other photojournalistic work,
- learning from your own and other students�picture-taking,
- top tips from a working photographer,
- editing skills,
- telling a story with pictures,
- composition,
- lighting and camera,
- ethical considerations.

By the end of this course you should be able to:

- Produce photographs for your own projects.
- Tackle different assignments with confidence.
- Show improved composi... [Read More]

e-Careers Limited

Training Centre/Campus: Stansted Mountfitchet, Essex, United Kingdom
Phone No.: 0044(0)1279 799 444

Journalism (Diploma)

Course Format: Online / Virtual Classroom / Webinar

The courseware of this online programme includes 12 units that cover the main aspects of Journalism. During the programme, you will learn to analyse and broadcast information about current events, trends, issues and people.

University of Westminster

Training Centre/Campus: London, , United Kingdom
Phone No.: +44 (0) 20 7915 5511

Broadcast Journalism (Master Degree)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

Whether you have already begun your career in journalism, or you are planning to start it, this course will give you the practical and intellectual skills necessary to pursue a career in either broadcast journalism (TV and radio), working as a multimedia online journalist, or print journalist for newspapers and magazines.

The course has a strong practical focus, you will be expected to develop story ideas and contacts, and gather your own material for your course work assignments. Your stories could be local, national or international.

The University is proud of its state-ofthe- art media resources, newsrooms and studios, and our journalism graduates emerge multi-skilled. Our teaching staff are highly experienced journalism professionals, and our department and its students have won many awards. Graduates go on to good jobs around the world, many at well-known international organisations such as Al Jazeera, BBC, CCTV, CNN, Phoenix TV, Reuters, The Economist, and... [Read More]

Photojournalism (Master Degree)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

The emphasis of the course is on contemporary approaches to editorial and documentary photography. You will receive tuition in the history and theory of the published page, creating photo essays and single images for publication, picture editing, critical and journalistic writing, the production and design of a magazine, and conceiving and executing a successful major project. On this journey, you will gain a critical understanding of images, as well as image/text relations, which will serve you well in your future careers as the country’s foremost visual thinkers and practitioners.

Graduates from MAPJ are eminently employable, and regularly achieve success, awards and acclaim as photographers, picture researchers, picture editors, writers, lecturers, designers, art buyers and festival organisers (see Alumni section of this website for further details).

University of Edinburgh

Training Centre/Campus: Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
Phone No.: +44 (0)131 650 1000


Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

This course provides an introduction to the trade of journalism for aspiring writers and interested readers and offers insights into how the commercial and technological developments affecting publishers are impacting on journalists. Taught by an experienced journalist, the course includes practical training in some of the key skills involved in writing for newspapers and magazines, in print and online.

Course Details
Pre-requisites for enrolment
No previous knowledge required.

Content of Course
Key questions about Journalism. The lecture and seminar discussion to consider: what is journalism, where do we find it and what makes a story? The journalist: an exploration of what journalists do, where they come from, what are a journalist’s skills and qualities.
The newspaper publishing industry in the UK. The lecture will highlight the dramatic changes that occurred during the 1980s when the year long dispute at Rupert Murdoch’s Wapping plant and the ... [Read More]

University of Glasgow

Training Centre/Campus: Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
Phone No.: +44(0)141 330 1835

Film Journalism (Master Degree)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

The Masters in Film Journalism covers the wide variety of writing about film which takes place in different contexts, ranging from the extended essay to film reviewing and interviewing. There is a strong emphasis on engaging with Scotland’s vibrant film culture through involvement in activities such as the Glasgow Film Festival (February) and the Edinburgh International Film Festival (June).

•The programme convenor has extensive experience as a film critic and is supported by a number of established practitioners who deliver guest lectures and pass on valuable tips and information.

University of Strathclyde

Training Centre/Campus: Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
Phone No.: +44 (0)141 552 4400

Digital Journalism (Master Degree)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

Traditional news outlets are moving towards online products at an accelerated pace. Innovations like hyperlocal news and mobile media reporting are becoming more prevalent and digital technology is profoundly changing journalism. This course is designed to equip students with the necessary skills to produce multimedia news and features and to enable them to develop sound analytical, ethical and entrepreneurial skills in order to function at a high level in the digital media world. We aim to produce high quality, fresh-thinking graduates who have a passion to communicate and can articulate their ideas through effective story-telling.

Students work in the University’s simulated news environment and also report externally using mobile media. They pursue real-life stories, produce their own journalism packages and experiment with entrepreneurial projects. They undertake reporting, writing and editing using text, pictures, video and audio to effectively tell multimedia stor... [Read More]

Swansea University

Training Centre/Campus: Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom
Phone No.: +44 (0)1792 205678

Comparative Journalism (Master Degree)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

The Masters programme in Comparative Journalism provides an international and cross-cultural approach to journalism in the 21st century. It is aimed at those with professional experience as well as those interested in developing their knowledge and understanding of the role of journalism in different societies. The course provides an overview of the news media and structure of journalism in different cultures and responds to the growing interest in and demand for comparative study in the field of journalism studies. It combines the teaching of practical skills and techniques of journalism with the exploration of theoretical and analytical perspectives.

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