Accredited Course

Freelance Jouralism Level 3

Study House Ltd

$ 5.829
IVA inc.
*Precio Orientativo
Importe original en GBP:
£ 250

Información importante

Tipología Curso
Metodología A distancia
Horas lectivas 120h
Duración 1 Year
Inicio Fechas a escoger
Envío de materiales de aprendizaje
Servicio de consultas
Tutor personal
  • Curso
  • A distancia
  • 120h
  • Duración:
    1 Year
  • Inicio:
    Fechas a escoger
  • Envío de materiales de aprendizaje
  • Servicio de consultas
  • Tutor personal

Learn how to become an effective freelance journalist. Participants of this course will learn how to create professional journalistic articles. Learn effective marketing techniques in order to market your articles. Study the four important questions of journalism: what to write, how to write, which technique to use, and where to submit your work. Learn a range of writing styles in order to write unique and interesting articles. Participants who complete this course will have a strong understanding of how to be a freelance journalist.

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Requisitos: This course requires a good command of the English language and access to a computer or word processor would be an advantage.

Accredited or approved course provider: Freelance Journalism Level 3 award from NCFE - ABC Awards


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¿Qué aprendés en este curso?

Creative Writing
Invetigative Journalism
Newspaper Journalism
Journalism Skills
Presentation techniques
Practical Matters
Fiction Writing
Sports writing


Freelance Journalism

The course is divided up into 8 units, as follows:

Unit 1 : Introduction 

What can this course do for you? 

Why do we need content? 

How is style arrived at? 

How do we know what an editor wants? 

Where is analysis important?  
Unit 2: Markets  


Keeping records 

What the editor wants 

How to analyse 

What the reader wants  

Unit 3 : Content  

What do I write? 

Why do I need to find ideas? 

How do I save time and trouble? 

When do some themes not sell? 

Where is interviewing a factor? 

Unit 4 : Style  

How do I write? 

Why do I need to find the right tone? 

How do I use the basics well? 

When do I use structure? 

Where is re-writing a factor?  

Unit 5 : Techniques 

What techniques will help me sell my work?  

Why do I need new angles?  

How do basic techniques help?  

When is the "writer's dozen" valuable? 

Unit 6 : Practical Matters 

What is defamation? 
Why is reputation important?  

How do I avoid libel?  

When is copyright important? 

Where are photographs a factor? 

Unit 7: Fiction Writing  

 What do editors not want?  

Why is market analysis valuable?  

How do I undertake market analysis?  

When is plotting useful?  

Where is characterisation a factor? 

Unit 8 : No Excuses – Verse, Criticism and Sports Writing  

 What is critical writing?  

Why does verse usually not sell?  

How do I see about income tax?  

When is executive writing used?

Study Method    

The course is designed for study by distance learning at work or at home.  Students receive course manual, assignments and studyguide plus tutor support by mail and email.  You can start at any time and plan your studies over a period of up to one year from the time of registration. 


Each element is followed by a written assignment, which is submitted and marked by your tutor.  There is no external examination required.