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Types of course

Common graduate pre-entry training routed into journalism include:‚Äč

  • One year postgraduate course (Diploma/Master's)
  • Fast Track 18-20 week course accredited by the National Council for the Training of Journalists (NCTJ) 

Whatever course you choose, make sure it is right for you. The NCTJ has a useful guide to researching courses, as well as a list of the electives offered by different courses.

Schemes to increase diversity in journalism

Facts and figures

These figures are taken from the recent Journalists at Work Report, commissioned by the NCTJ