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A distance learning course student
Kofi Anokye Damte

The course was very demanding and challenging. It was detailed and insightful.

I want to say a big thank you to my tutor, Dave Griffiths, for his strict but great guidance through my course. I have learnt a lot from him.

The course was varied and challenging and gave a comprehensive overview of all aspects of journalism. It’s definitely given me the confidence to get writing and not be afraid to approach and pitch my work.

The marked assignments were always returned promptly with constructive feedback. The content was good quality and thorough.

Carolina Benjumea: Fashion journalism course

This freelance journalism course gave me a very complete knowledge on how to treat news properly, giving them the right and fair treatment.

The tutorial support was really good.

Robert Tansey: Freelance journalism course

I would recommend the CMP journalism courses to anyone wishing to enter this field of work, but it’s not an easy ride, it needs patience, time dedication, and commitment. The courses run by CMP are definitely value for money. The tutorial support was second to none. The course content covered all the necessary basic areas a journalist needs to know or be aware of.

There was good depth, particularly towards the end of the course. Our tutor was clear with his feedback and offered valuable insight. A tough marker, he encouraged me to work harder to produce better work, which is a real compliment. The tutorial support was excellent. Quick to respond, clear and in-depth feedback.

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.

Cleland Thom, you are the best principal in the whole wide world. Thank you for the scholarship and a second chance in life ...

I cannot think of anything on this course that could have been improved, so it must have been perfect. The tutorial support was excellent. I always received support immediately whenever I needed help.

I work full time so this online journalism course really appealed to me. The course was interesting and I have learned so much from it. If I had a query, I emailed and got a response almost right away. I would definitely recommend the course to a friend.

I learned so much from this course. It was exactly what I needed to develop my career as a journalist. The lessons covered the practical and theoretical side of journalism.

The freelance course proved to be an excellent investment. I was very satisfied with the way things went. Cleland was a most attentive tutor and I now have a tremendous file of reference material. I thought the cost was very reasonable.

The content did a good job of training you to concentrate on fitting your writing to a specific market and also included some essential basics such as copyright law.

The course was interesting and I have learned so much from it. If I had a query, I emailed and got a response back almost right away. The course content was interesting and covered a lot of areas.

A distance learning course student
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CMP teach the full monty on how to become a properly qualified journalist. The depth of every course is brilliant ...

I wanted to study journalism to enhance my skills. The course content was comprehensive and enlightening. The quality of the tutorial support was very good and the feedback was quick.

I wanted to do a master’s degree in journalism and I thought this would be a good starter. The course was above my expectations. I did not think I would be learning so much, and the tutorial support was always spot on and quick.

I did the course over 18 months while holding down a full-time job abroad, first in Portugal, and then in Poland. Enrolling on the course was easily one of the best decisions of my life.

A distance learning course student
Teiba Riongary Mamu

Did the course meet my expectations? Absolutely yes! The content was professional and enabled me, as a journalism student, to fully understand the concepts of journalism, as well as give me confidence to work as a journalist.

This course offered a fantastic range of lessons compared to other colleges. When I emailed with questions, I heard back straight away! I’d recommend the course to anyone who wants to get good results.

Learning with CMP has been a most positive experience. I have now made great progress not only in the pursuit and skills of journalism, but I now have an extensive portfolio of published articles, in the national and European media.

This online journalism course did exactly what I wanted it to and I found out so much more than I had expected. I have learned a lot about being a successful journalist.

This course has broadened my horizons. It gave me confidence in my writing, thanks to the great tutoring and guidance. I feel I have learned all the skills needed for pursuing my career in journalism.

I chose this course after careful market research. I was very pleased at the speed of response and helpful suggestions. I got the impression that Cleland really cared about helping his students.

I did the freelance journalism course with CMP and it has been such a great experience. The best thing about this course is you can cover a wide range of journalism subjects.

The course most definitely met my expectations. Very sound and thorough advice offered. Most importantly, marking of work was done in a kind, friendly and professional way.

A distance learning course student
Suzanne O’Keeffe

I wished to work as a freelance journalist. The tutorial support was excellent and supportive, and the course content was concise, to the point and relevant.

Thank you for the amazing course. My tutor was a very supportive, and the content was of a superior quality. I learned how to be a multiskilled journalist in the modern media. I would definitely recommend this course to a friend.

This course gave me an insight in to the world of writing and journalism. The tutorial support was excellent. Recommend it to a friend? Absolutely. Without a doubt.

This freelance journalism course surprised me in many ways. As I progressed through the course, it further developed my expectations. There was good support. I much appreciated the expert critical eye of my tutor.

I have recommended CMP to friends and will be enrolling on another course shortly! The course content was excellent, very thorough. There were also excellent web links and free guides. The course content could not be improved.

I enrolled on this course because I was really happy after doing another CMP journalism course and because I love the celebrity world. A few weeks after finishing the course, I had an article published in Italy's leading film magazine.

The tutorial support was just exceptional and the content was very informative, profound and full of insights. This freelance journalism course definitely met my expectations. I will be recommending the course to my many friends who have the same ambition to excel.

If you need a cost-effective way of starting a career in journalism, I have no hesitation in recommending CMP. I still find it remarkable that for the sake of a few hundred pounds, I managed to get the training needed to get this far.

I didn’t expect to complete this course but I managed to do so. The tutoring was of a very high level, you were kind and supportive.

I enrolled on this course to improve my writing skills for my own website and when writing for clients' websites and blogs. The course met my expectations. A quick response to any questions, practical advice on finding work.

I would not hesitate to recommend CMP's courses to anyone prepared to put in the hard graft required to become a journalist. I chose CMP's course as the most convenient. I have never regretted that decision.

I found that the course content and support were both of the highest quality. I now feel confident in pitching my work to editors. I would recommend the course to anyone interested in developing a career in journalism.

This journalism course met my expectations and helped me fulfil my dream of becoming a journalist on my country's national paper, the Solomon Star. The speed of tutor response when answering questions and marking assignments was awesome.

The course was of the highest quality. The tutor support is the best I have ever encountered on any course, whether bricks and mortar, or online. I have high expectations and have never been disappointed in any way with CMP.

I enrolled on this course to gain more knowledge in journalism and it met my expectations. I learned how to be a successful journalist and will definitely be recommending the course to my friends. The tutorial support was excellent, as always.

I needed to do a course through distance learning and CMP offered the perfect course at an affordable price. The course was great. It definitely exceeded my expectations.

The course proved to be an excellent investment. I was very satisfied with the way things went. Cleland was a most attentive tutor and I now have a tremendous file of reference material. I thought the cost was very reasonable.

The content was really good and covered everything I needed to start. The administration was professional, to the point that all correspondence with you was casual and punctual. A nice touch. Communication was prompt and precise.


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