Course Overview

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 will provide you with the necessary skills and knowledge to research, write, and market professional articles on a freelance basis. It’s a fantastic way to build your experience or even a portfolio, whether you’re new to the business or a seasoned professional.

There are multiple advantages to pursuing a career in freelance journalism: you can work full or part-time, it can be very well-paid profession, and you can write what you want, when you want, for any business you want! On this online course, you’ll gain key insights into the skills and techniques all journalists use to write strong, convincing news stories; for example, the full importance of ‘Who, What, Where, Why, and How’ when writing an impactful story. Additionally, you’ll develop super relevant journalism skills, including content choice, style and tone, techniques and disciplines, and marketing. What’s more, this course will fit perfectly around family life and other commitments, as you can study in your own time, at your own pace.

Course at a glance

Course duration

12

On average it takes our students 4 months to complete this course, however you have up to 12 months.

Awarded by

This course is awarded by Quality License Scheme.

Study Method

This course is specially designed to be studied through distance learning at a pace that suits you.

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Course Content

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12

On average, students complete this course in 4 months, but we'll give you up to 12 months.

40mins/day

The learning hours for this course are up to 120 hours, which is around 40 minutes per day for 6 months.

This course can start as soon as you enrol.

We'll give you plenty of time to finish this course, but if you need more time, just ask!

Awarding Body

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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.

Course Outcomes

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.

Our course code
ST343
Official Qualification Title
Freelance Journalism QLS Level 3

Entry requirements

Difficulty
Level three: the equivalent difficulty of an A-level or BTEC, usually suitable for most learners of all ages.
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

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