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It’s important you study with an online course provider you can trust, because you deserve first-class tuition and an externally verified qualification.

Our accredited courses appeal to people of all ages and abilities, from school leavers to seniors and everyone in between! 

Whether you want to learn new skills at home or develop your career at work, our online courses are acclaimed as among the best on the market.

Our courses have been endorsed under the ABC Awards’ Quality Licence Scheme

ABC Awards is a leading national awarding organisation with a long-established reputation for developing and awarding high quality vocational qualifications. 

Our students have gone on to exciting careers after studying with us, and you could join them!

We have copywriting course graduates working at corporations like Nestlé, Boots and the Home Office, and journalism course graduates at Sky Sports, BBC, Sunderland AFC and many more. See our successes page

We have been delivering accredited online courses since 2003, which means you can study with complete confidence.  

Our aim is to give you the best learning experience you've ever had, or ever will have.

Individuals, and global organisations like Arsenal FC, Disney, BT, Sony, Royal Mail, the NHS, and Virgin Media use our online courses. See more clients

They value our cutting-edge learning materials, effective tutoring and excellent customer service.

You will enjoy studying with us. You will work with an expert tutor, who will give you personal support. You can ask your tutor for help as often as you need to, there's no limit.

You can set your own timetable, and work when, and where you like.

We provide unrivalled turn-around times for answering tutor queries and marking assignments. You can also expect a fast and reliable service from the moment you first contact us.

You can also read plenty of verifiable student reviews, and see what people think about us. 

You will be in safe hands with us. We are registered by the UK government, accredited by three recognised organisationsand all of our courses have been endorsed under the ABC Awards’ Quality Licence Scheme

Check out our complete list of courses. And contact us if you have any questions.    

  • 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 on one of our online courses.

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

    Cleland Thom

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  • WHAT WE PROVIDE

    What you get

  • Student reviews

    Student testimonials

    This course surpassed my expectations: I was taught more than I expected, I educated myself more than I expected, I enjoyed it more than I expected, and I really was more interested than I expected to be. I’m so happy, I achieved a distinction.

    Jo Alexander: proofreading and editing course

    The course exceeded my expectations. It provides essential information in a way that is enjoyable to learn. The tutorial support was excellent. My tutor Paul Clark was very prompt in marking my assignments. The feedback was extremely useful.

    Alexander Peperell: sports journalism course

    I wanted to pursue a career in copywriting. It was a very thorough and informative course, covering all areas of copywriting. I found it both engaging and challenging. The tutors were great and provided constructive and informative support.

    Tamzin Gibbs: copywriting course

    I was really happy with my tutor – she was thorough with each assignment. I needed her honest appraisal and suggestions. I felt totally supported throughout the course.The great news is that many of my assignments will become part of my portfolio.

    Louise Bennett: copywriting course

    The course exceeded my expectations. It covered so many aspects of business writing. Cleland's feedback and support was so helpful. Comments were really thorough. The course content was really useful, and covered so many areas.

    Elise Spicer: business writing course

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    Success stories

    Travel writing opportunity for freelance journalism course students

    CMP freelance journalism course students are being invited to contribute to a new travel magazine.

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    Sports journalism course graduate covers Six Nations

    CMP sports journalism course graduate, Micil Glennon, is busy covering the Six Nations at part of his job as a sports journalist on a TV station.

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    Out now: the latest CMP prospectus

    CMP’s spring prospectus has just been published.

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    How sports journalism course graduates can use images safely

    Our sports journalism course graduates are often asked to write reviews – everything from golf clubs and tennis balls to sports clothing and facilities.

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    Legal tips for social media marketing course students

    Our social media marketing course students often ask about the legal position with Retweets.

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