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The College of Media and Publishing. We offer more.

We offer our students more than any other UK distance learning college.

This is why we have 23 pages of positive student reviews

We run accredited:

  • proofreading courses
  • copywriting courses
  • media courses, and
  • NCTJ diploma courses

We provide every student with an unrivalled personal service.

They get marked work back within two working days, and often quicker. We usually deal with their queries the same day.

We give them unlimited career support, even after they have completed their course. We help them find jobs, improve their CVs and apply for jobs. There's no cut-off point. 

And we provide guaranteed paid work when they qualify. Many participants recover their course fee - minimum. Some earn hundreds, even thousands of pounds.

Service like this sets us apart. It's why global corporations like Sony and Intel use us.

And it's why people are prepared to put their names to those reviews.

What can we do for you?

We provide guaranteed paid work after most of our courses

  • WELCOME TO CMP

    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 WE PROVIDE

    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

    I recently completed the CMP proofreading and editing course and am now about to start their web editing course because I am so impressed with the outcome of the first one ...

    Hotcourses review: proofreading & editing course

  • Our Clients

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

    Success stories

    NCTJ sports diploma student covers the Australian Grand Prix

    NCTJ sports journalism diploma student, Michael Terminello, was in Australia covering the Grand Prix recently.

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    Julius writes about Lithuanian festival

    NCTJ newspaper journalism course student, Julius Bailey-Augalistas, has had an article published in the Baltic Times.

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    CMP sign up to quality code again

    CMP have been accepted as members of the distance learning quality organisation ABCC for the seventh year running.

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    Chris's first book is a winner

    Non-fiction writing course graduate, Chris Carra’s, first book was a bestseller in Swansea over the Christmas period.

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    Another publishing success for CMP writing course graduate

    CMP writing course graduate, Geoff Simpson, has a book being published this week.

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