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Formerly CTJT


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Introducing: the College of Media and Publishing

CTJT have relaunched as the College of Media and Publishing. The new name reflects what we do more accurately.

We are now the UK's biggest provider of distance learning courses in proofreading, journalism, writing and marketing.

But our old name became out of date as we outgrew our original vision. 

We began in 2003 with one course and one student. See our first website 

Since then, we have worked with more than 2,500 students in 100+ countries. We provide proofreading courses, NCTJ journalism courses, writing courses, and editing courses.

Please look round our new site. And let us know what we can do for you.

We provide guaranteed paid work after most of our courses


    Cleland Thom

    I am Cleland Thom, the College of Media and Publishing's principal.

    Thank you for visiting our website.

    We have a proven track record helping people to learn new skills and find fresh opportunities.

    I would value the chance to work with you, so you can do the same.

    Please look around our website and contact us if you have any queries.

    Cleland Thom

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    You receive some guaranteed paid work when you finish many of our courses.
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    What you get

  • Student reviews

    Student testimonials

    My experience of the course was wholly positive and I enjoyed every minute of it. At times I felt as though I was the only student, receiving limitless individual attention! The quality of tutorial support was fantastic.

    Dr Rachel Finnegan: proofreading and editing course

    After the disappointment of doing a proofreading course through another distance learning provider I was about ready to give up with learning proofreading. But I learnt more in the first assignment than anything I had learnt on my previous course.

    Tiffany Shand: proofreading and editing course

    The course was excellent, and exceeded my expectations. I am now brimming with ideas for my blog. CTJT really do make you feel like you’re the only student they have. I enjoyed the course so much I’ve signed up for two more courses!

    Beverley Duddridge: fashion blogging course

    The course went beyond my expectations as it covered many different types of copywriting and also included a bit about web writing and PR. Cleland Thom was the best tutor I’ve ever had through distance learning.

    Tiffany Shand: copywriting course

    Within three months of beginning the course I secured a job as a journalist for a local newspaper. The course met my expectations in every way. This is my second distance learning course - an Open University course, did not live up to my expectations.

    Adele Land: journalism course

  • Our Clients

    • Auto Trader
    • Sony Music
    • Intel
    • Daily Mail
    • NHS
    • Phones 4 u
    • The Media Guardian
    • United Utilities
    • Qatar Olympic Committee
    • UCAS

    Success stories

    Introducing: the College of Media and Publishing

    CTJT has been re-launched today at the College of Media and Publishing.

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    World's leading businesses use our copywriting course

    Our copywriting course has attracted some of the world's leading businesses, including Sony, Intel, United Utilities and the Telerik Corporation.

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    Nazrin joins Guardian campaign team

    NCTJ newspaper journalism course student, Nazrin Wilkinson, has joined a team of Guardian journalists covering the Female Genital Mutilation controversy.

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    NCTJ student writes for Al Jazeera

    NCTJ newspaper diploma student, Samantha North, has had her first article published by the top Middle Eastern news outlet, Al Jazeera.

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    American role for copywriting course student

    Copywriting course student, Nathan Charlish, has been signed up as a writer for the North American website, Pro Hockey News.

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