Have you ever considered working for a magazine or newspaper? Maybe even starting up your own website or blog where you deliver insights on all sorts of topics. If so, our Freelance Journalism course might just be for you. It is the ideal place to start for anyone who has a real nose for a good story or a passion for writing. Enrol today and develop skills and techniques to research, write and market professional journalism articles on a freelance basis. It’s a fantastic way to build your experience or even a portfolio, whether you’re a new graduate or a seasoned professional.
Develop the ability to research, write and market journalism articles on a freelance basis
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Study this course as quickly or slowly as you wish; we’ll work at a speed that suits you.
We’ll find a way to make this course fit in to your budget.
The Quality Licence Scheme is part of the Skills and Education Group, a charitable organisation that unites education and skills-orientated organisations that share similar values and objectives. With more than 100 years of collective experience, the Skills and Education Group’s strategic partnerships create opportunities to inform, influence and represent the wider education and skills sector.
Up to 120 hours which is under 40 minutes per day for 6 months.
The course is specially designed for study by distance learning. Throughout the course there will be self-assessment questions, and tutor marked assignments (TMAs), to enable you to monitor your progress.
You have up to a year to complete this course and we have included a suggested number of study hours. This is usually ample time for learners, even with full time jobs and other commitments. Don’t worry if you go over the year though, we can organise an extension to your course for an additional fee, which also extends your tutor support.
Each unit is followed by a written tutor marked assignment (TMA), which is submitted and then marked by your tutor. You will not be required to take an external exam.
At the end of this course, successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from QLS (Quality Licence Scheme) and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the details all of the units you have completed as part of your course). You can read more about QLS here.
Difficulty - Level 3
Entry requirements - There are no formal entry requirements for this course, however, it is recommended that you have an intermediate ability to read and write English.
We have some answers to common student questions, but if you can't find the answer you're looking for then please contact us and we will do everything we can to answer your questions.
You don’t need any prior skills in the subject area to start. However, as with all of our courses, we recommend a reasonable level of English reading and writing ability.
We provide all the specially written learning materials you require to study this course at home. The course fee also includes tutor support for the specified duration of your course.
You will receive everything you need to complete this course within the study pack we send to you.
No, this course is assessed by coursework alone.
No, all of the study materials are supplied within your learning pack.
Most students finish comfortably within the course duration period given. However, if you do need more time, your personal tutor support can be extended for an additional fee.