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The Professional Freelance Journalism Course
Always dreamed of writing? The British College of Journalism’s Professional Freelance Journalism Course may be just for you.
The Professional Freelance Journalism Course has been designed to provide you with the professional skills required to succeed as a freelance journalist. This online journalism course offers you a unique opportunity to develop the skills and knowledge required to be a professional freelance journalist or to indulge your passion for writing as a profitable sideline.
Working directly with a current industry professional with a proven record of success as your tutor, you will learn all you need to know to start building your own successful freelance writing career.
YOUR COURSE AT A GLANCE
Professional & Personal Development
Distance Learning - via email or student portal
12 Tutorials: Sent weekly or fortnightly (take up to a year)
The Diploma of Professional Freelance Journalism
Flexible payment plans available
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Why study with the British College of Journalism?
Work directly with professional journalists with a proven record of success who will teach you all you need to know.
Learn the skills required to be a successful freelance journalist from home, anywhere in the world!
The course is conducted online via email and delivered to you over your choice of 12 or 24 weeks. It is self-paced, and you can take up to a year to complete the course.
What our graduates say
I now work as an Associate Copywriter for Hilton and use the skills I learned in this course on a daily basis.Read Success Story
Since completing the course, I have published almost 100 features on a wide range of destinations (mostly in Asia and Europe) and topics (food, arts and culture, adventure, nightlife) and have worked on a handful of travel guides including AFAR and the Luxe Guides.Read Success Story
I was very proud to have my final assignment published, both in print and online. It was a fantastic end to working with the College.Read Success Story
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The program instils confidence. A confidence that yes, you can write and yes, people will read it.Read Success Story
Relocating from the UK to the USA, I found the skills I acquired through writing various pieces were invaluable for an expat and a stay at home mother in a new country. Freelance journalism gave me the freedom to work from home while giving me the flexibility to handle my children’s needs.Read Success Story
I have learned that working with deadlines, writing clean copy within the word count limit, researching, having the right story angle, editing before submitting a story, following an editor’s brief, and maintaining professionalism are key ingredients to succeed as a freelance writer.Read Success Story
The Professional Freelance Journalism Course gave me the confidence to start my career in freelance journalism. The in-depth educational material equipped me with the skills I needed to get published.Read Success Story
The course has given me a new mentality and provided me with fundamental tools I can apply to whatever writing projects I might try.Read Success Story
My first article has appeared in the magazine, Top Sante. I am now considering subjects for future articles.Read Success Story
The course was invaluable in my getting the article published as it gave step-by-step detailed information in each tutorial. …. I would definitely recommend this course to anyone interested in freelance journalism. The support has been brilliant and has given me invaluable skills to further my journalism career.Read Success Story
Before I had even completed the last few assignments, the course gave me the confidence to write and pitch my first article in many years.Read Success Story
…. a stock of written travel articles is in the process of being pitched to the potential publications.Read Success Story
The British College of Journalism
The British College of Journalism is a division of International News Syndicate LTD. Our directors and principals have been involved in all aspects of media work, training and distance education for some 30 years.
We are an international training company with students in more than 80 countries and territories. The principles of freelance journalism are similar the world over. However our course has been individually revised and designed to suit the needs of students living and working in the United Kingdom.
Your Media Pass and Diploma of Freelance Journalism from the British College of Journalism are posted to you when you successfully complete your course.
Through online course delivery and email communication, the College is able to assist you every step of the way.
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