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Independent reviews

Many of our successful learners have written their own reviews about our online courses on the following verifiable, independent websites.

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CMP independent reviews on Facebook

Facebook student review

I am finishing up the copywriting course and am very happy with the information I got and my tutor. Must say I was a bit skeptical in the beginning, there are a lot of courses on the Internet promising the moon from the sky just to take your money. Plus some are really expensive. But this one exceeded my expectations. It not pricey, is well documented, and tutors are very supportive. It’s exactly what I needed at the time when I switched from engineering to copywriting. Keep it up!

CMP independent reviews on Hotcourses

Hotcourses student review

From day one the College of Media and Publishing have been fantastic. Everything is easy to follow, the tutors are absolutely brilliant, and the feedback is really informative. I studied the CMP Sports Journalism Diploma, and I enjoyed it so much I am now enrolled onto the NCTJ Sports Diploma course, again with CMP. My primary course tutor was Cleland, who I am sure you will get to know well if you enrol onto one of their courses. Cleland is so nice to deal with, from queries to feedback and more besides. He has been there and done it in the industry, so his feedback comes from a wealth of experience. I also had dealings with Ian, Barney and Jake who have all been friendly and helpful. If you’re a little bit tempted to enrol – go for it, you won’t regret it!

CMP independent reviews on Hotcourses

Hotcourses student review

Ideal for anyone just stating out and wanting to learn best practise for both editing and editing for the web. It starts with the absolute basics and through friendly, one-on-one tuition you learn highly professional methods for writing and editing in a commercial environment. Through detailed analysis of existing websites, you also to start to gain a solid understanding of what makes an appealing, user-friendly digital environment and what doesn’t.

CMP independent reviews on Findcourses

Findcourses.co.uk student review

The tutorial support was excellent, very timely, full of detailed help and advice, with excellent feedback and pointers, as well as fast grading. Even the tests were fun.

The Independent student review

The tutorial support was excellent, very timely, full of detailed help and advice, with excellent feedback and pointers, as well as fast grading. Even the tests were fun.

CMP independent reviews on Facebook

Facebook student review

Thank you so much for the absolutely professional and reliable delivery of the course at each stage and also for all the support and useful feedbacks of the assignments. I found the lessons so clear and professional that I have already enrolled for another course in your college. I will gladly recommend you in the future.

CMP independent reviews on Facebook

Facebook student review

Thank you so much to this great college. I have just completed Google SEO with straight A’s and the course has exceeded my expectations. My tutor Jennie was so so lovely, she really helped me out if I had any questions or was struggling with anything. Great college and would highly recommend!! Thanks again.

The Independent student review

The course was thorough and although the assignments were short they fully tested my skill and knowledge. I always got a quick response when submitting an assignment and the feedback was very constructive and helpful.

CMP independent reviews on Google+

Google+ student review

I’m now on my third distance learning course with the College of Media and Publishing and can’t recommend them highly enough. They offer a great range of courses run by tutors with a wealth of knowledge based on industry experience – they’re very helpful and friendly too! Assignments are challenging, interesting and learning can be applied immediately. Marked work is always returned rapidly with helpful and constructive comments. I’m really enjoying my current course (music blogging) and sure there will be more to come!

CMP independent reviews on Findcourses

Findcourses.co.uk student review

The course was thorough and although the assignments were short they fully tested my skill and knowledge. I always got a quick response when submitting an assignment and the feedback was very constructive and helpful.

CMP independent reviews on Facebook

Facebook student review

I completed the proofreading course and I loved it. The course covered every aspect of proofreading and editing. My tutor, Jennie Harborth, was extremely helpful and encouraging. I fully recommend studying with College of Media and Publishing.

CMP independent reviews on Hotcourses

Hotcourses student review

Have just got my confirmation of completion email and am thrilled. This course has given me so much confidence with my new career and Cleland and the team have been so supportive. Positive comments and useful constructive feedback is offered with the return of every assignment meaning you can progress all the time. Would highly recommend this course

CMP independent reviews on Hotcourses

Hotcourses student review

I have completed the proofreading and editing course which was excellent. I received my diploma of which I am really proud. The course was very in depth but easy to understand. My tutor was very helpful and always there if I needed some advice. When I asked questions which I thought maybe were a bit silly I was always made to feel good about myself. The course has certainly boosted my confidence and I look forward to use this course to further my career.

CMP independent reviews on Findcourses

Findcourses.co.uk student review

The course was excellent. I enjoyed every part of it. It was well worth the money and I am very satisfied with what I have learned, I have already signed up for two more courses with you.

CMP independent reviews on Hotcourses

Hotcourses student review

I found that CMP constantly offered structured advice and guidance throughout the duration of the course. They reacted quickly and honestly to my assignments and very rarely did I have to wait more than a day for a response to a question or marked assignments. Worthy of note was the style and encouragement that I received during the course. CMP tutors are clearly masters, from whom I learned so much. I was required to take a sabbatical midway through the course and on my return it was as if I hadn’t stopped. CMP’s team ethos and attitude most certainly helped me when I struggled in certain areas. It was evident that I was more attuned to the area of Web Editing itself but prior work in copy editing and proofreading was required and this was an area that required significant attention and I got through it. All in all, I worked at my own pace; was guided by CMP; and managed to secure advice at the drop of a hat. An excellent learning experience delivered by a consummate professional team.

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The Independent student review

The course was excellent. I enjoyed every part of it. It was well worth the money and I am very satisfied with what I have learned, I have already signed up for two more courses with you.

The Independent student review

A fantastic experience. Great tutor support and feedback. Passing this course, with a distinction, has given me the confidence I needed to set up my own editing company.

CMP independent reviews on Google+

Google+ student review

I recently completed the web editing course at the college of media and publishing. This course was recommended to me by a friend and I was very happy with this decision. The course is very flexible and allowed me to work in my own pace. The tutors are very knowledgeable and professional and gave me great feedback on my assignments. The school gives all the students the feeling that they are the only one, it felt very personalized even though it was distance learning. My diploma was mailed to me promptly after I completed the course and I think this in connection with the possible contacts from the school will go a long way. I am looking into taking another course soon.

CMP independent reviews on Hotcourses

Hotcourses student review

I just completed the copywriting diploma and I am very pleased with what I have learned and the support I received. The assignments are marked very quickly and a good feedback is given each time. You can contact your tutor with any questions and he comes back quickly. I would recommend this course to anyone who wants to learn some new skills.

CMP independent reviews on Hotcourses

Hotcourses student review

Cleland Thom knows how to provide the sort of training and guidance that has real value to a working media professional. I am a former editor and news editor of daily newspapers (and their websites) and have often looked to Cleland to provide training for myself and my newsroom colleagues. He has a knack for making learning interesting and relevant. As well as delivering first class tuition Clel has often demonstrated his ability to apply his considerable knowledge to real-world problems by providing crucial pre-publication advice. In short, Cleland has the skill, experience and contacts to really help you succeed.

CMP independent reviews on Findcourses

Findcourses.co.uk student review

A fantastic experience. Great tutor support and feedback. Passing this course, with a distinction, has given me the confidence I needed to set up my own editing company.

The Independent student review

I can highly recommend learning with the College of Media and Publishing. I took the Sports Journalism course. The course material is very detailed and the assignments are challenging but help you to learn a lot. The tutor is very helpful and provides useful feedback for all the work that you complete. I enjoyed this convenient way of learning as it allowed me to develop my skills even whilst living in another country and I could fit it in around my own schedule. It is very flexible as you complete everything in your own time. I liked it so much that I will probably take another course with them again in the near future.

CMP independent reviews on Hotcourses

Hotcourses student review

Distance learning was so convenient, and lack of deadlines meant I could work on it at my own pace at my own time. The content was very thorough, that upon completing the course, I felt fully confident of my skills and capabilities branching out into freelance copy-editing. I would recommend this course to anyone wishing to do the same.

CMP independent reviews on Google+

Google+ student review

I cannot rate this college highly enough. The diploma that I studied in fashion journalism not only fully equipped me with the knowledge, theory and application of the profession but it also allowed me to engage within an on-line role which led me to become European Fashion Editor of a men’s fashion publication. Cleland is always there to give advice and support, even in my case, two years down the line. This college (and my specific course) is the ultimate academic investment and I would not hesitate for a minute to recommend it to anyone serious about a career in this field.

CMP independent reviews on Facebook

Facebook student review

I was sceptical at first, but I summoned courage and I enrolled. Was I disappointed? Absolutely not. Am I satisfied? Of course, YES! Beyond words.

CMP independent reviews on Hotcourses

Hotcourses student review

My name is Kesia Qulu I have been studying broadcast journalism with CMP, I just finished my final exams, passed and qualified. It’s rather hard to know where to begin nor end when the journey was so hard academically yet sweet in relationship. The course is intense but rewarding!The team at CMP makes it all so beautiful. Dedication and efficiency is their middle name. I bless the day I chose this school. Big up to you guys, keep up the good work. Cleland Thom, you’re the best principal in the hole wide world. Thank you for the scholarship and a second chance in life. God bless you.

CMP independent reviews on Facebook

Facebook student review

Fantastic online college with super-friendly and helpful tutors. Highly recommended for anybody who wants to change careers, brush up existing skills or add new ones.

CMP independent reviews on Findcourses

Findcourses.co.uk student review

I can highly recommend learning with the College of Media and Publishing. I took the Sports Journalism course. The course material is very detailed and the assignments are challenging but help you to learn a lot. The tutor is very helpful and provides useful feedback for all the work that you complete. I enjoyed this convenient way of learning as it allowed me to develop my skills even whilst living in another country and I could fit it in around my own schedule. It is very flexible as you complete everything in your own time. I liked it so much that I will probably take another course with them again in the near future.

CMP independent reviews on Google+

Google+ student review

The College of Media and Publishing offers the best and most comprehensive media-based courses and qualifications anywhere online. Taught by some of the industry’s most respected professionals and headed up by one of the country’s leading media and legal commentators, nowhere else can students access such a breadth of talent in one place. The college also offers a flexibility other colleges cannot, enabling students to study and progress at their own rate, making it ideal for those needing to fit learning around busy lives. Enrolling on a course with the College of Media and Publishing changed my life and I would thoroughly recommend it to everyone.

The Independent student review

I can highly recommend learning with the College of Media and Publishing. I took the Sports Journalism course. The course material is very detailed and the assignments are challenging but help you to learn a lot. The tutor is very helpful and provides useful feedback for all the work that you complete. I enjoyed this convenient way of learning as it allowed me to develop my skills even whilst living in another country and I could fit it in around my own schedule. It is very flexible as you complete everything in your own time. I liked it so much that I will probably take another course with them again in the near future.

CMP independent reviews on Google+

Google+ student review

I did several courses through CMP and highly recommend them! Only distance learning college that I had a good experience with and it gave me the necessary skills I needed to finally start working from home.

CMP independent reviews on Findcourses

Findcourses.co.uk student review

I’ve recently completed the Copywriting Course at CMP. The content was challenging and very interesting. I was able to learn the skills of a copywriter in a relatively short time. Most importantly for me was the extensive assignment work and honest appraisal from my tutor. I don’t know how CMP offers such a great course at such a reasonable price. In Australia, I would have had to pay thrice the amount to get the same quality. And now I’m an accredited copywriter with a Diploma. I highly recommend this course to anyone who needs to get a serious handle on copywriting and is not afraid to put in the effort.

CMP independent reviews on Google+

Google+ student review

I completed the Sports Journalism, Copy writing and Proofreading and Better Blogging and Web Editing Diplomas with this College. Each of these courses were easy to follow, professionally collated and extremely informative. The feedback from the course tutors was excellent and far better than other courses I have enrolled with. I highly recommend this institution to any potential students.

The Independent student review

The course more than met my expectations. I learned all the different ways of proofreading and editing and many aspects of it, including guidelines for many areas, from web pages to legal issues.

CMP independent reviews on Facebook

Facebook student review

Originally signed up in the beginning of summer 2014 and cancelled during autumn 2014 due to circumstances with work etc. Today I managed to rejoin my ournalism and carry on from where I left off! Brilliant service and looking forward to carrying on with the course!

CMP independent reviews on Google+

Google+ student review

I would recommend the College of Media and Publishing’s proofreading and editing course to anyone interested in the written word. It exceeded my expectations by improving the way I approach my own writing, as well as the specific proofreading and editing skills I gained. The course introduced me to new elements and sharpened my eye for detail when proofreading all sorts of documents. For example, crucial formatting issues that may previously have escaped my attention, like discrepancies in font styles and sizes, suddenly became glaringly obvious.

CMP independent reviews on Hotcourses

Hotcourses student review

I wanted to learn about copywriting and different aspects of writing to improve my skills in the hopes of becoming a freelance writer. 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 was the best tutor I’ve ever had through distance learning; I have had some bad experiences in the past where tutors didn’t bother to help. But Cleland was very attentive and always helped me with any queries I had. Course content was varied and covered a lot of different topics. It was good to learn about so many different aspects of copywriting. I have learnt so much from this course and feel that it has greatly improved my writing skills and given me a good starting point to become a copywriter.

CMP independent reviews on Facebook

Facebook student review

I can highly recommend CMP for their courses, the tutoring, help and advice whilst on the course I did was second to none. Fantastic team and excellent course material, cannot thank them enough.

CMP independent reviews on Findcourses

Findcourses.co.uk student review

The course more than met my expectations. I learned all the different ways of proofreading and editing and many aspects of it, including guidelines for many areas, from web pages to legal issues.

CMP independent reviews on Google+

Google+ student review

Cleland and his team offer a superb range of courses all guaranteed to get you into work, whether in the sphere of journalism, proofreading or editing. The support and back-up offered by the college are second to none and the tutors are always friendly and accessible. I would recommend anyone to take one of these courses who is looking for success in the workplace or anyone starting out on a freelance career in media and publishing.

CMP independent reviews on Facebook

Facebook student review

I loved doing my Copywriting course. Cleland was a fantastic and supportive tutor.

The Independent student review

The course more than met my expectations. I learned all the different ways of proofreading and editing and many aspects of it, including guidelines for many areas, from web pages to legal issues.

CMP independent reviews on Hotcourses

Hotcourses student review

I decided to take this course because I wanted to develop a skill set to show potential employers. It was well structured and offered a fantastic range of modules compared to other colleges. I completed my course within 15 months with a distinction grade. I was able to work at my own pace and fit my studies to my lifestyle. The administration department has a thorough understanding of distance learning and can provide excellent career guidance. Whenever I emailed a CMP expert with questions regarding the course, I heard back straight away! My tutor, Cleland Thom, marked my assignments and also advised me on how to improve and apply my copy in the ‘real world’ work. My course content was challenging but also rewarding. I was constantly being pushed to work harder and take on more things. It helped me write interesting blogs and web copy, effective letters and emails, authoritative reports and much more with the reader in mind. I would also like to mention that I met with people from all around the world! The impact of the new cultures made my thinking process more dynamic and enhanced my social skills. I would recommend the course to anyone who wants to get good results: in business, study, and their personal lives.

CMP independent reviews on Hotcourses

Hotcourses student review

When I started this course, I thought I already knew a fair bit about copywriting. I was wrong. The CMP team and especially Cleland as my tutor have been amazing! I have learnt so much from the course and with their support and guidance I have achieved my diploma. The modules are set out in easy to understand sections and the assignments are just right – all with the back-up of the team and student lounge. I will certainly be using the CMP team again for other courses!

The Independent student review

I enrolled on this course to push my development in the area of PR. The course was very good, much more than I expected.

CMP independent reviews on Google+

Google+ student review

The team at CMP have been very good at guiding me in developing my writing career as a journalist and energy expert. What I most appreciate is the quality of knowledge, mentoring, communications, training and new opportunities College of Media and Publishing offers and delivers to its students.

CMP independent reviews on Google+

Google+ student review

Cleland Thom is a great tutor as he gave great feedback and guidance on my work. The course, Digital Journalism really helped my hone my skills and bolster my knowledge in today’s fast paced online world. Cheers!

CMP independent reviews on Findcourses

Findcourses.co.uk student review

I was looking for a change in career, and since starting to write fiction and articles, I thought it would be a great idea to look into copywriting. However, I didn’t feel skilled enough to start working as a copywriter, so I decided to find a course that I could do from home, and gain a qualification. And that’s when I found The College of Media and Publishing. The course was better than I had expected. You get valuable feedback on each assignment, which is always helpful. The tutorial support was always helpful. Feedback was always written in an encouraging way. And even if you have made mistakes you were never made to feel stupid. Also, whenever I was stuck, my questions were answered quickly. I was impressed by the course content. It covered everything I would need to know to become a copywriter, such as writing SEO articles, sales letters, press releases, and blogging, plus much more. I’ve learned that there are many things that a copywriter can do, and how to do them. Before the course, I had never written a press release or even a sales letter before. I now feel confident that I can write both. I’ve also learned that I do have the skills necessary to become a copywriter, which was something that I doubted before I started the course.

CMP independent reviews on Hotcourses

Hotcourses student review

I recently completed, and passed with merit, the News Reporting diploma with CMP distance learning. This was the first time that I had studied on a distance learning course and I thoroughly enjoyed it. Yes, you need some self-discipline, but I felt that the speedy response from my tutor, Cleland, and his thorough comments of my work, spurred me on to complete the following module. The diploma itself was thorough and gave me a real taste of journalism, which essentially is what I wanted. I would recommend a CMP course to anyone wanting to retrain or brush up their skills in journalism.

The Independent student review

I was looking for a change in career, and since starting to write fiction and articles, I thought it would be a great idea to look into copywriting. However, I didn’t feel skilled enough to start working as a copywriter, so I decided to find a course that I could do from home, and gain a qualification. And that’s when I found The College of Media and Publishing. The course was better than I had expected. You get valuable feedback on each assignment, which is always helpful. The tutorial support was always helpful. Feedback was always written in an encouraging way. And even if you have made mistakes you were never made to feel stupid. Also, whenever I was stuck, my questions were answered quickly. I was impressed by the course content. It covered everything I would need to know to become a copywriter, such as writing SEO articles, sales letters, press releases, and blogging, plus much more. I’ve learned that there are many things that a copywriter can do, and how to do them. Before the course, I had never written a press release or even a sales letter before. I now feel confident that I can write both. I’ve also learned that I do have the skills necessary to become a copywriter, which was something that I doubted before I started the course.

CMP independent reviews on Google+

Google+ student review

I brought Cleland in some years ago to deliver some investigative journalism training to undergraduate students at Birmingham City University. It was a unique insight which the students loved. Since then Cleland has broadened into adding a unique expertise in online law in particular, and I’d recommend him thoroughly on either that front or on investigative techniques.

CMP independent reviews on Google+

Google+ student review

I have taken several courses with the College of Media and Publishing. I can’t recommend CMP highly enough. The content of the courses is of a very high standard, but more importantly the tuition and guidance that you receive is superb. There is no better, easier way of gaining valued journalistic qualifications.

CMP independent reviews on Hotcourses

Hotcourses student review

I’d been a print and online journalist for about 10 years when I started this course, but I had no idea how to produce a video or audio report. Now I can create multimedia reports from pre- to post-production, thanks to CMP. Broadcast tutor Andy Carter gave some great tips and feedback, and he was so supportive. CMP principal Cleland Thom was also a fantastic support throughout. His legal knowledge in particular was immensely helpful. Without his support, I do not believe I would have had politically sensitive stories published and broadcast. Among them is this one on a Qatar fire case, which formed part of my coursework: http://bit.ly/2sXNHbB

CMP independent reviews on Google+

Google+ student review

As a working writer, I had the technical skills, but lacked that personal touch. Enrolling on this course with the College of Media and Publishing, was the answer to all of my problems. The information learned on the course has carried through and informed all of my writing. When I was complimented by a magazine publisher, I thought, thank you Cleland Thom. This college doesn’t give you an easy ride. You are expected to work hard and study well. The ‘red pen’ can at times feel painful. If you’re serious about your craft, you will be taught all of the skills you will need in the real world of journalistic writing. In my opinion when it comes to writing, journalism and publishing courses, there really is no choice. Real recognised qualifications, that human touch, good manners and a sense of humour. And of course I can give a qualified opinion on this.

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Google+ student review

Having completed a Copywriting Course and Blogging course, I am now on my third area of study – Proofreading and Editing. The reason is simple. The team at CMP, especially Cleland are supportive, knowledgeable and at the end you get a proper, accredited diploma. These courses are ideal for those who want to fit the study around their busy lives and in my opinion there are no better providers.

The Independent student review

The quality of lessons and assignments suited my learning methods and really helped me to develop my writing as well as teaching me new skills. Excellent support, tutors and staff were always quick to reply to any queries I had and offered helpful advice.

CMP independent reviews on Hotcourses

Hotcourses student review

Throughout my time with the College of Media and publishing, I received a lot of support and guidance. Whenever I encountered an issue, I always received a timely and prompt response from a member of staff. The flexibility of the course is excellent for those who also work, and I never felt under pressure. I would recommend this educational provider to everybody, especially to those wishing to go into sports journalism. The topics covered are extremely relevant to the reality of sports journalism and I have personally used what I have learnt in my own job.

CMP independent reviews on Google+

Google+ student review

I took two self-paced online courses with CMP: Writing for the Web and Google SEO. Both courses were very useful and interesting and challenged me to step outside my comfort zone into new areas. The tutor feedback was helpful, constructive and encouraging. I would definitely recommend CMP.

CMP independent reviews on Findcourses

Findcourses.co.uk student review

The quality of lessons and assignments suited my learning methods and really helped me to develop my writing as well as teaching me new skills. Excellent support, tutors and staff were always quick to reply to any queries I had and offered helpful advice.

CMP independent reviews on Google+

Google+ student review

I have worked alongside CMP’s Cleland Thom on many occasions and am a big fan of his courses. CMP provides comprehensive training for journalism students, as well as a variety of other courses. Students who complete the training are usually well-equipped for a career in the media and many have gone on to secure excellent jobs.

CMP independent reviews on Online Degrees, Courses and Education

Independent student review

I’m a big fan of CMP and wish more learning providers out there existed. Cleland is my kind of teacher.

The Independent student review

The course was great. The lessons were very interesting and you can learn a lot from them. The connection between the school and the student works very well, they replied to me all the time very quickly and answered all my questions if I needed help.

CMP independent reviews on Google+

Google+ student review

I did a copywriting course and really couldn’t fault it in any way. Super fast responses and communication, really helpful advice and continued support, even after I’d completed the course. I’ve also since had clients contact me because of my copywriting diploma.

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Google+ student review

I would like to congratulate Cleland Thom and the CMP team for making their courses so accessible. As a blind person, this is extremely important to me because a huge amount of prejudice exists, and service providers are often slow to make constructive adjustments. CMP materials are all accessible for me to use with my screenreader, and the website is friendly to navigate too. I cannot recommend Cleland’s courses highly enough. I have done quite a few over the years because distance learning fits in with my lifestyle, and is a fantastic way of learning something new.

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Google+ student review

I decided to embark on a career change into journalism. I chose CMP for its choice of relevant courses. I completed a Freelance Journalism course at the end of last year and early into the course I secured a job as a journalist with a local newspaper. Cleland was helpful and supportive throughout the course and the feedback was always constructive and easy to understand. I recently started a second course, SEO writing with CMP and would recommend the college to anyone looking for online courses.

CMP independent reviews on Hotcourses

Hotcourses student review

I spent several months exploring proofreading courses in the US and the UK. I drew up a shortlist of three providers and sent specific inquiries to each. I chose the College of Media & Publishing because: they were quick to respond, their course was comprehensive, there were no lengthy delays for marked assignments, and there were numerous reviews about their fast and fantastic tutorial support. I began the course in February and completed it in early April. The course material was thorough, challenging and informative. The assignments used real world examples and by the time I completed the course, I felt confident I had the skills necessary to pursue my goal of setting up a freelance proofreading business. The personal support and encouragement I received was first-class, and I would highly recommend this course.

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Google+ student review

Cleland is an exceptional mentor and individual who has consistently given me invaluable advice relating to journalism, business and life, to become a better person. I am grateful to Cleland for offering me a scholarship to study journalism with his company at the age of 16. Cleland had an ability to make me believe in myself when I had self-doubts about having a media career. He is the most reliable person you could meet. He responds to all my emails promptly and makes you feel like you are his only student. His feedback is brilliantly detailed, constructive and honest without discouraging you, but making you want to improve. Cleland deserves all the success that he has I have no doubt that he will continue to be an influential figure professionally and privately.  Sign up to College of Media and Publishing. Caring tutors, accredited courses and media contacts. What else could you ask for?

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Independent student review

CMP provide practical courses for writing, journalism, proofreading and web building / SEO that will see you improve and find opportunities following their courses.

 

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Google+ student review

I enjoyed and benefited immensely from my first course, Proofreading and Copy Editing, so much so that I enrolled for a second course in Web Writing. The course materials were comprehensive and the assignments were very practical and useful, and I still apply what I learnt in these two courses to the work I do today. I really liked the friendly and personal correspondence with my tutor, Cleland Thom, and I am thankful that I can still get in touch today to ask questions and get advice; Cleland even spent time helping me to restructure my CV for looking for work after I had graduated. The feedback on my work was always very considered and constructive, and always punctual. You are guaranteed paid work after these courses, which is a great way to practise what you have learnt in the courses in a professional manner and that you can add to your CV. I credit CMP with getting me to where I am today, working as a freelance proofreader, copy editor and writer; the action plan at the end of the course motivated me to set up my own website and start looking for work, and I don’t think I would have done that without the courses. I highly recommend studying with CMP.

The Independent student review

The course content was really good and relevant. I feel 100% more confident in my current copy writing role. Did the course meet my expectations? Yes! The tutorial support was great.

CMP independent reviews on Hotcourses

Hotcourses student review

I wanted to learn more about proofreading, as my role at work now includes proofing documents before sending them out to customers. This course exceeded my expectations and I really enjoyed it. I like how this course is self-paced, it’s meant I have been able to juggle this between finishing my degree and working full time. My assignments were marked quickly with constructive feedback and I was able to use this to improve my assignments going forwards. I haven’t enjoyed a course as much as this one for a long time! Tutor support was great and I always received a response very quickly. I did email my tutor a few times and he was very helpful! The course content was engaging and the assignment were challenging and appropriate. I learnt a lot of valuable information about style guides! Having 10 years of IT experience and falling into a content development role, learning about style guides has been a hugely valuable experience.

CMP independent reviews on Findcourses

Findcourses.co.uk student review

The course was great. The lessons were very interesting and you can learn a lot from them. The connection between the school and the student works very well, they replied to me all the time very quickly and answered all my questions if I needed help.

CMP independent reviews on Google+

Google+ student review

Cleland Thom knows how to provide the sort of training and guidance that has real value to a working media professional. I am a former editor and news editor of daily newspapers (and their websites) and have often looked to Clel to provide training for myself and my newsroom colleagues. He has a knack for making learning interesting and relevant. As well as delivering first class tuition Clel has often demonstrated his ability to apply his considerable knowledge to real-world problems by providing crucial pre-publication advice. In short, Clel has the skill, experience and contacts to really help you succeed.

CMP independent reviews on Hotcourses

Hotcourses student review

I took this course recently and have found it to be extremely useful and has helped to gain a firm footing and provided lots of knowledge to go forward in journalism. The teaching is well paced and easy to go along with. I have had a recent story I produced in 6 national papers and even the BBC contacted me last week to interview. All in all a great course if your wa ring to get into freelance journalism. Highly recommended. 

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Google+ student review

We worked with the College of Media and Publishing on a joint training initiative. It’s a great team, and highly recommended.

CMP independent reviews on Google+

Google+ student review

>Excellent, friendly, professional service. Highly recommended.

CMP independent reviews on Hotcourses

Hotcourses student review

I took this course recently and have found it to be extremely useful and has helped to gain a firm footing and provided lots of knowledge to go forward in journalism. The teaching is well paced and easy to go along with. I have had a recent story I produced in 6 national papers and even the BBC contacted me last week to interview. All in all a great course if your wanting to get into freelance journalism. Highly recommended.

The Independent student review

I enrolled as I wanted to develop my understanding and improve my skills. I really enjoyed the course and found it has helped me in my current role. There was great support. Queries were answered quickly by the course tutor. There was a good variety of content which provided the foundations for a solid understanding of the course overall. I feel that my writing / editing skills have been enhanced. I have a better understanding of website interaction and accessibility issues.

Google+ student review

A great distance learning e-college, very happy with the service and results!

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Findcourses.co.uk student review

The course content was really good and relevant. I feel 100% more confident in my current copy writing role. Did the course meet my expectations? Yes! The tutorial support was great.

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Hotcourse student review

A first class learning experience. Great tutor support and feedback. This course definitely surpassed my expectations. Gaining a distinction for this course has given me the confidence I needed to set up my own editing company.

The Independent student review

I enrolled to improve my writing skills and apply them to my day job. I was happy with the course, it was what I expected and better than other online courses I have tried. I would recommend the course to a friend.

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Independent student review

CMP teach the Full Monty on how to become a properly qualified journalist. The depth of every course is brilliant.

The Independent student review

I am already an editor by profession, but I don’t have any academic training, so I wanted to take classes to improve my skill. I knew there’s so much I still have to learn – I still do, and hopefully this course will just be the first step towards becoming a better editor. The course met my expectations and more. The tutors were very informative and clear. They answered every question I had. The tutors were very encouraging, but also serious when I made mistakes, which was exactly what I needed. The course content was very comprehensive, better than other courses I have looked into, prior to enrolling with CMP. I learned how to be more professional when talking to clients, and have gained more confidence with my editing skills.

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Hotcourses student review

I completed the proofreading and editing course with CMP in September 2015. The course lessons are detailed and informative. The feedback received from my tutor Jennie was always helpful and on point. I couldn’t recommend this course any more. Because of CMP, I now run a successful proofreading and editing business with clients all over the world.

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Hotcourses student review

I decided to do the CMP Copywriting course after completing their Proofreading and Copy editing course. It was a great next step as I knew by then how to write perfectly. I enjoyed learning about how to write for different media and for a variety of potential companies or services. I appreciated the scope of the learning material and feel confident to work as a copywriter now.

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Findcourses.co.uk student review

I enrolled as I wanted to develop my understanding and improve my skills. I really enjoyed the course and found it has helped me in my current role. There was great support. Queries were answered quickly by the course tutor. There was a good variety of content which provided the foundations for a solid understanding of the course overall. I feel that my writing / editing skills have been enhanced. I have a better understanding of website interaction and accessibility issues.

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Findcourses.co.uk student review

I wanted to get a proper training in the fields of proofreading and editing, that will enable me to work in these fields. I could not find anything suitable here in Israel. I feel this course has provided me with all the basic and necessary knowledge and tools to start my way in the fields of proofreading and editing. The feedbacks that were written by the tutor to my course assignments were very thorough, constructive and enlightening, and they helped me to fill all the gaps (in knowledge). The tutor was always patient and attentive to any queries and inquires that I sent, and has always provided me with an appropriate guidance with regard to these queries. Also, the feedbacks to my assignments and queries reached me very fast, usually in no more than one working day. All in all, the tutorial support was great and in my opinion, of the highest standard and quality. The course is very comprehensive and balanced. It contains – so I believe – the basic knowledge and tools that are necessary to go into the fields of proofreading and editing. I learned various methods of proofreading and ways to proofread document efficiently, that is to increase my error finding rate. I also learned how to convey these errors to authors or editors through making a constructive and sensitive queries. In addition, I learned basic approaches and aspects in editing.

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Findcourses.co.uk student review

I enrolled to improve my writing skills and apply them to my day job. I was happy with the course, it was what I expected and better than other online courses I have tried. I would recommend the course to a friend.

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Hotcourses student review

An excellent course, skilfully organised and presented, intelligible, varied, and explicitly detailed and informative. It progresses smoothly from lesson to lesson, each one offering increasingly more concentrated and challenging assignments. The course offers full insight into the complexities of the roles and tasks involved in proofreading and editing. Tutorial support is exceptional, prompt, concentrated, constructive and congenial. Any graduate will feel confident, having completed the course, that the equipment has been provided to enable a career of proofreading and editing, should the individual wish to follow this route.

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Hotcourses student review

I thoroughly recommend this course. Lessons were detailed and clear. My tutor was helpful and marked my assignments quickly with informative comments on how to improve the quality of my article writing. I chose to complete this course as I wanted to improve my website’s ranking by writing articles rich in keywords that I could submit to article directories. Excellent course.

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Hotcourses student review

CMP is a course provider that you can trust. After completing this course I felt without a doubt that I had done something worthwhile. I was introduced to every aspect of the Copywriting world. I was given exercise upon exercise. I was encouraged to believe in my skills and work harder to get even better. I’m grateful I found CMP when I did.

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Hotcourses student review

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. I found the course comprehensive and very practical. The tutor response was incredibly fast including the return of marked assignments, very often in a few hours, on weekends at at night. My tutor, Cleland, was also very supportive and helped me build my confidence. I got work immediately I finished, as was promised, and am still busy proofreading and editing a brand new website due to be launched soon, with ongoing work on any new copy. I have done many distance learning courses before, and have abandoned a few due to something the course provider was not addressing, so I was a bit sceptical when I signed up to this one, but I can highly recommend it to anyone who wants to get into their chosen field quickly and with confidence.

The Independent student review

I wanted to gain a writing qualification and improve my writing skills. The tutorial support was excellent and the course content was well structured, relevant and clearly presented. I learned new insights into writing for social media and websites in particular. Access to excellent online research materials. I have already recommend the course to a friend.

CMP independent reviews on Findcourses

Findcourses.co.uk student review

I wanted to gain a writing qualification and improve my writing skills. The tutorial support was excellent and the course content was well structured, relevant and clearly presented. I learned new insights into writing for social media and websites in particular. Access to excellent online research materials. I have already recommend the course to a friend.

CMP independent reviews on Findcourses

Findcourses.co.uk student review

I am already an editor by profession, but I don’t have any academic training, so I wanted to take classes to improve my skill. I knew there’s so much I still have to learn – I still do, and hopefully this course will just be the first step towards becoming a better editor. The course met my expectations and more. The tutors were very informative and clear. They answered every question I had. The tutors were very encouraging, but also serious when I made mistakes, which was exactly what I needed. The course content was very comprehensive, better than other courses I have looked into, prior to enrolling with CMP. I learned how to be more professional when talking to clients, and have gained more confidence with my editing skills.

CMP independent reviews on Findcourses

Findcourses.co.uk student review

I was very satisfied with the course modules. I like the fact that there is a tutor on hand who can give you sound guidance and tips on how to improve in certain areas. The course content covered everything that I would expect of a copywriting course. I was able to significantly improve in areas like headlines, press releases and SEO article writing. I learned how to become a better copywriter and how to apply the skills in real life settings. I am happy with the way the course is currently delivered. The turnaround time is very fast for marked assignments and enquiries. Overall, I am happy with the way it is delivered.

CMP independent reviews on Findcourses

Findcourses.co.uk student review

It was very interesting! I learnt that social media is a full time job and there is lots to keep on top of but overall can be very beneficial.

CMP independent reviews on Findcourses

Findcourses.co.uk student review

The course content was good, as it covered all the necessary aspects of copywriting. It was also broken up in a way that was manageable and not overwhelming.I learned how to write more effectively, for different mediums and purposes.

CMP independent reviews on Findcourses

Findcourses.co.uk student review

I can truthfully say that if you want a great course with excellent delivery and excellent tutors, then CMP is where you will find it. I will be promoting it whenever and wherever I can.

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Findcourses.co.uk student review

The course was a good challenge, and that is exactly something I had hoped for. It educated me well and more than I anticipated. Each lesson perfectly prepared me for each assignment. The tutorial support was fantastic.

CMP independent reviews on Findcourses

Findcourses.co.uk student review

From start to finish the staff were amazing and very helpful. My tutor, Andy Carter was extremely helpful and resourceful​. Since completion of my course a few months ago I have secured my first few paying clients.

CMP independent reviews on Findcourses

Findcourses.co.uk student review

The tutorial support was amazing, it was so helpful and I can use it going forward in my new career. My biggest learn was that actually I’m better at writing than I thought I was, it was a real confidence boost.

CMP independent reviews on Findcourses

Findcourses.co.uk student review

I thought the course content was varied and interesting. Each lesson focuses on a different area of proofreading and editing. I was impressed with the tutorial support as I always had a quick response to any queries.

CMP independent reviews on Findcourses

Findcourses.co.uk student review

The course was informative, easy to follow, and structured well. I learned a lot not only about writing but also about SEO. The tutorial support was second to none.

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