Journalism Courses

Discover the power of impactful reporting, build career-ready storytelling skills and gain essential media knowledge with our online journalism courses.

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The duration of online journalism courses will vary based on the course you choose. Whether you’re seeking a short course that can be completed in a matter of weeks, or an in-depth microcredential, we have a range of courses to suit your needs.

Yes, we offer journalism courses and training for learners of all levels, from beginners to experienced journalists looking to build new skills. Online courses are a great way to gauge your compatibility journalism and start building essential knowledge to kickstart your career.

Yes, you can specialise in specific areas of journalism with online courses. Whilst we have broad introductory courses, we also offer courses that offer in-depth knowledge on specific areas of jorurnalism to help you build specialised skills.

Explore our collection of online journalism courses, designed to help you reach your full potential and equip you with career-ready media skills. Immerse yourself in the world of journalism as you build your knowledge alongside other learners. Whether you’re an aspiring journalist, or an experienced journalist looking to advance your career, we have a wide range of expert courses to suit your needs.

Build expert journalism skills

Online journalism courses offer a wide range of benefits, boosting your credentials and unlocking career opportunities. Here, you’ll discover how to dig deep with your research and report accurately, uncovering accurate stories and informing the public through our specialised journalism training. Develop critical journalism skills like writing, editing, interviewing, and more, empowering you to excel in the digital media industry.

Study journalism online

Gain invaluable knowledge with our expert journalism training, led by world-class universities and expert educators. Dive into beginner courses like our introduction to journalism course to specialised courses like data literacy for journalists. With our fully online courses, you can enjoy the flexibility of self-paced learning, allowing you to study alongside other personal and professional commitments.

Earn a journalism certificate

Earn personalised journalism certificates when you complete an online course on FutureLearn, complete with lead educator signatures, organisation logos and course details. Showcase your new skills and share your achievements with employers, on Linkedin, on your CV and more.

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Whether you want to develop as a professional or discover a new hobby, there's an online course for that. You can even take your learning further with online microcredentials and degrees.

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Join millions of people from around the world learning together. Online learning is as easy and natural as chatting with a group of friends.

Learn with experts

Meet educators from top universities and cultural institutions, who'll share their experience through videos, articles, quizzes and discussions.