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Freelance Journalism

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Overview

One can only be taught to write as one can be taught to paint, or to play a musical instrument. We can give potential writers the basic techniques. We can suggest, counsel, encourage and discourage. We can tell you what is wrong with your work, and what is right with it.

Even experienced and successful writers can profit from it, the study it entails can only improve anyone's work, but we can only teach you what not to do, and stimulate you to write. We can give you the tips and techniques that will be short cuts towards success. Your course saves you time by doing some of the background work for you. 

This course teaches you the writing skills needed to get into print, from letters to the editor to full articles on travel or many other topics.

Modules

Introduction

Presentation

Markets

Content

Style

Techniques

Practical Matters

Fiction Writing

No Excuses

Verse, Criticism and Sports Writing

The How To Do It Article

The Practical Side of Freelancing

Requirements

There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds.

Assessment

Assessment Method

After each lesson there will be a question paper, which needs to be completed and submitted to your personal tutor for marking. This method of continual assessment ensures that your personal tutor can consistently monitor your progress and provide you with assistance throughout the duration of the course.

What's Included

  • All study materials
  • Study Guide
  • Full Tutor and Admin support

Qualifications

On successful completion of your course you will receive the learndirect Certificate of Completion of Training in Freelance Journalism.

Your course certificate will also state the number of CPD points/hours the course is eligible for.

View a sample of the certificate (opens in new window)

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One can only be taught to write as one can be taught to paint, or to play a musical instrument. We can give potential writers the basic techniques. We can suggest, counsel, encourage and discourage. We can tell you what is wrong with your work, and what is right with it.

Even experienced and successful writers can profit from it, the study it entails can only improve anyone's work, but we can only teach you what not to do, and stimulate you to write. We can give you the tips and techniques that will be short cuts towards success. Your course saves you time by doing some of the background work for you. 

This course teaches you the writing skills needed to get into print, from letters to the editor to full articles on travel or many other topics.

Modules

Introduction

Presentation

Markets

Content

Style

Techniques

Practical Matters

Fiction Writing

No Excuses

Verse, Criticism and Sports Writing

The How To Do It Article

The Practical Side of Freelancing

Requirements

There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds.

Assessment

Assessment Method

After each lesson there will be a question paper, which needs to be completed and submitted to your personal tutor for marking. This method of continual assessment ensures that your personal tutor can consistently monitor your progress and provide you with assistance throughout the duration of the course.

What's Included

  • All study materials
  • Study Guide
  • Full Tutor and Admin support

Qualifications

On successful completion of your course you will receive the learndirect Certificate of Completion of Training in Freelance Journalism.

Your course certificate will also state the number of CPD points/hours the course is eligible for.

View a sample of the certificate (opens in new window)

learndirect is one of the largest integrated providers of courses and qualifications, training, and employment services in the UK

  • Each year around 6,000 businesses equip their staff for success with learndirect
  • learndirect have helped more than 75,000 businesses equip their employees with the skills needed to improve productivity.
  • Almost 700,000 maths and English test passes have been achieved with learndirect.
  • 300,000 people fulfilled their career ambitions last year with learndirect.
  • Over 250,000 apprentices have achieved with learndirect.

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