Journalism

Always wanted to be a journalist? Enjoy our huge range of journalism courses, from introductory tasters to specialist classes on a range of subjects including food and travel writing, freelance journalism, blogging, and more. Our part-time courses are flexible and delivered by experts in the field.
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  1. A taste of journalism

    Course Date: Sat 25 Nov 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Ever dreamed of becoming a journalist? Come and learn the basics from an experienced feature writer. Discover how journalists unearth facts and quotes, avoid common mistakes and write in a features style.
    Full fee: £59.00
    Senior fee: £59.00
    Concession: £24.00

  2. An introduction to data journalism

    Course Date: Sat 5 May 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Use your IT skills to data mine and find stories hidden in published statistics.
    Full fee: £59.00
    Senior fee: £59.00
    Concession: £24.00

  3. Freelance journalism

    Course Date: Mon 24 Jul 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Fast track through the essential skills for writing newspaper and magazine articles with a widely experienced Fleet Street professional. Experiment with challenging interviews and receive insider tips on selling your work.
    Full fee: £229.00
    Senior fee: £229.00
    Concession: £78.00

  4. Freelance writing and blogging

    Course Date: Wed 25 Apr 2018 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Get inspired to write on this practical course for freelance journalists and bloggers. Learn to carry out research, interview people, pitch and publish stories, and build your presence on social media.
    Full fee: £179.00
    Senior fee: £179.00
    Concession: £72.00

  5. Introduction to copywriting

    Course Date: Sat 12 Aug 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Good copywriting skills are increasingly important, whether you want to write your own website or your company’s sales literature, or hope to work in advertising or marketing. We'll cover the core elements of copywriting using examples and practical exercises.
    Full fee: £59.00
    Senior fee: £59.00
    Concession: £20.00

  6. Introduction to journalism

    Course Date: Mon 25 Sep 2017 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    On this course students will explore the basic skills a freelance journalist needs to write and sell news and features to newspapers and magazines. From developing ideas and identifying outlets to interview skills and approaching editors.
    Full fee: £109.00
    Senior fee: £109.00
    Concession: £44.00

  7. Journalism for second language speakers

    Course Date: Mon 25 Sep 2017 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Build your confidence in writing news and features articles for newspapers and magazines in a supportive group in which you can explore the writing style of British journalism. This course is suitable for beginner to intermediate levels.
    Full fee: £109.00
    Senior fee: £109.00
    Concession: £44.00

  8. Travel writing

    Course Date: Wed 25 Oct 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Make travelling pay. Find out what travel editors of newspapers and magazines look for, how to get a commission, write a saleable article and get your trip financed. Practical advice on identifying suitable outlets and contacting editors.
    Full fee: £109.00
    Senior fee: £109.00
    Concession: £44.00

  9. Travel writing workshop

    Course Date: Tue 18 Jul 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Make travelling pay. Find out what travel editors of newspapers and magazines look for, and learn how to get a commission, write a saleable article and get your trip financed. Receive practical advice on identifying suitable outlets and contacting editors.
    Full fee: £119.00
    Senior fee: £119.00
    Concession: £40.00

  10. Travel writing: a taster

    Course Date: Sat 14 Oct 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    You love travelling and taking photos but how do you decide what to write about and which pictures will sell? This course will help you focus, and give you the skills you need to approach editors with confidence.
    Full fee: £59.00
    Senior fee: £59.00
    Concession: £24.00

  11. Using data to make money from freelancing

    Course Date: Sat 29 Jul 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Freelancing in creative industries such as journalism and writing can be hard to sustain financially. This course will help you use data to make better decisions, generate income and grow your freelance business.
    Full fee: £59.00
    Senior fee: £59.00
    Concession: £20.00

  12. Writing about food

    Course Date: Wed 18 Apr 2018 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Love food and want to write about it? There’s never been a better time with so much happening - from street food markets, pop-up restaurants and supper clubs to 24-hour fine dining and gourmet takeaways - and so many opportunities, with new publications, websites and, of course, blogs.
    Full fee: £109.00
    Senior fee: £109.00
    Concession: £44.00

  13. Writing about food: a taster

    Course Date: Sat 7 Oct 2017 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Love food and want to write about it? There’s never been a better time with so much happening in the world of food - from street food markets and pop-up restaurants to 24-hour fine dining and gourmet takeaways. Explore the opportunities in print and online, including blogs.
    Full fee: £59.00
    Senior fee: £59.00
    Concession: £24.00

  14. Writing articles workshop

    Course Date: Sat 5 Aug 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Work with a freelance journalist to sharpen up your writing in this in-depth workshop. Improve your style and discover the key skills you need to produce high quality articles to a deadline.
    Full fee: £119.00
    Senior fee: £119.00
    Concession: £40.00

  15. Writing broadcast journalism

    Course Date: Sat 17 Feb 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Want to learn more about how media works? Interested in a career in broadcast journalism? On this short course you will learn from practical writing and interviewing exercises and from the experience of a practising broadcast journalist.
    Full fee: £59.00
    Senior fee: £59.00
    Concession: £24.00

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