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Highly effective and easy to use

Our accredited online 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 easy to use Online Learning Area makes studying simple. You can fit your course around your lifestyle, and learn at a pace that suits you, without the pressure of deadlines.

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Success stories

Our learners 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

Unlimited tutor support

You will benefit from unlimited tutor support at every stage of your online course. You can contact your tutor for help whenever you need to.

Your tutor will mark your assignments, offer in-depth, expert feedback, and help you achieve your goals.

All of our tutors are professionals who are still working in their sectors.

Accreditation and quality

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.

We are also registered by the UK government, and accredited by three recognised organisations. This means you can study with complete confidence, and will receive an industry recognised qualification when you finish your course. 

Flexible study

We offer complete flexibility. This means you can fit your course around your lifestyle, and study at a pace you're completely comfortable with.

Our courses never expire, so you can take as long as you need to. 

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Staff training

Our online courses are also used by organisations of all sizes for staff training

We've worked with Disney, Arsenal FC, BT, Sony Music, Virgin Media, and British Gas. See more clients 

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

Learner reviews

Our aim is to give you the best learning experience you've ever had, or ever will have. Many of our learners tell us that their learning experiences with us exceeded their expectations. Read their reviews

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.

What next?

You can see a full list of our courses by clicking the yellow button below. If you have any questions, or need any advice, please complete an enquiry form, and you'll hear back from us very quickly. 

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  • 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

    It was a thorough and well-paced coverage of the subject, and I learned a huge amount. Assignments were all marked quickly and the comments and suggestions really supported learning.

    Paddy Austin: proofreading course

    The course was very helpful in making me aware of all the aspects of blogging. The course content is easy to understand, to the point and well structured. I learned how to write an interesting blog post, how to engage readers and how to be concise.

    Logadassen Peruman: blogging course

    I wanted to improve my PR abilities and I am really impressed with the course. I am very pleased with the overall support! I learned so much about the aspects of PR and its tools.

    Ilias Vougiouklakis: PR course

    Justine Holman was supportive, helpful and really friendly. It was very easy to ask questions and her feedback was extremely helpful. I really enjoyed the course content - it was up to date and easy to understand.

    Amy Griffin: copywriting course

    I’ve completed a number of distant learning courses and this stands out as one of the best. The material was easy to digest and understand, the support was there when I needed it and I now feel confident and equipped to tackle SEO projects for my team.

    Nicola Risi: Google SEO course

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  • NEWS STORIES

    Success stories

    Make your CV the key to interview success after your online course

    You are coming to the end of your proofreading course or your social media marketing course, so what's next? You may have your sights set on following in the footsteps of successful College alumni.

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    The best cloud storage solutions for online learning students

    Being a student on an online course is very rewarding, but it can also be challenging at times. Whether you're studying a journalism course, proofreading course, or copywriting course, you will be expected to have good studying and organisation habits.

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    Study hacks will help you on your proofreading course

    When we say "studying" we really mean a few things - retaining information, understanding that information, and learning how and when to apply it in your chosen field. Whether you’re studying a proofreading course or a copywriting course.

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    How proofreaders can find clients with social media

    Online proofreading courses can give you the skills required to become a proofreader. You may then decide to start off as a freelancer or you may want to build your own business. Early on you will likely want to build up your experience.

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    Five reasons why proofreaders must join professional bodies

    You want to be a professional proofreader and you have just completed a distance learning proofreading course. You are now wondering what to do. Well, there are societies and organisations out there to help you.

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