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Price:ÂŁ394.50 or 3 monthly payments of ÂŁ131.50. Prices include VAT.
Tutor support:Unlimited support from an expert.
Requirements:An interest in journalism. Take our journalism challenge
Duration:Flexible: 3-6 months. No deadlines.
Start date:No set dates. Start when you like.
Available to:UK and international learners.
Accreditation:ABC/CERTA | CPD | EADL | ABCC | IADL.
Government registered:Yes. UK Register of Learning Providers number: 10008168.
Qualification:ABC Awards and Certa Awards level 3 journalism diploma.

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Radio journalism course student on microphoneOur online radio journalism course equips you with the skills you need to build a successful career behind the microphone as a broadcasting and multimedia professional.

National, local and internet radio stations have a constant need for engaging, professional content to fill their schedules.

Our radio journalism course trains you to identify appropriate outlets, create the content they need and get paid for your efforts.

Radio journalism requires a very specific skillset that encompasses traditional reporting methods, vocal techniques and technical proficiency.

We help you master all these areas and more.

We also teach you all the essential jargon, so you feel confident approaching and working with other radio professionals.

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Our journalism courses get results

Many of our graduates testify that our journalism courses helped them to find jobs, set up as freelancers, or boost their skills at work.

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What our learners say

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

Successful journalism graduate, Nic Newman, described his time studying with CMP as a “positive and practical experience”.

He now has an extensive portfolio of published articles, both in the national and European media. See his review

Another successful learner, Anna Whitehouse, said she has already recommended the course to her friends and family. See her review

What will I learn?

On air lightOur comprehensive online radio journalism course will teach you how to:

  • Develop ideas suitable for radio broadcast.
  • Create and edit copy stories, voicers, tasters and packages.
  • Create content suitable for broadcast on radio stations and social media platforms.
  • Apply media law and ethics to the world of radio journalism.
  • Sell your work and get paid.
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You will benefit from unlimited tutor support from Andy Carter, who is a professional group head of news, and a radio presenter and producer. He will help you every step of the way.

He will also give you personal feedback on every assignment, answer your questions and provide expert careers guidance, so you get the very best out of the course.

When you graduate, you will receive the ABC Awards and Certa Awards level 3 diploma in radio journalism. It proves you are a qualified radio journalist. ABC Awards and Certa Awards are leading national awarding bodies that are both regulated by Ofqual.

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Our radio journalism course has been independently endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme. So, when you finish, you will receive the ABC Awards and Certa Awards level 3 diploma in radio journalism, and a learner unit summary which lists the individual subjects you are qualified in.

The ABC Awards and Certa Awards qualification guarantees that you have been assessed at level 3 standards, and are competent to practise.

In addition, you will receive the fully accredited CMP diploma in radio journalism, which is recognised in the UK and beyond. It proves you are a qualified radio journalist.

These awards will equip you to apply for radio journalism jobs, apply new skills in the workplace or find freelance work.

Radio journalism course tutor: Andy CarterRadio journalism course tutor: Andy Carter

Group head of news | radio presenter | producer

As a radio journalism course learner, you will work 1-2-1 with Andy Carter, who is a radio presenter and producer, and group head of news.

Andy has worked for the UK’s top broadcasting companies, and was group head of news for 27 local radio stations.

He will mark your work, answer your questions and give you friendly help and advice.

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Radio journalism course subjects

This vocational course covers every aspect of radio journalism. Each lesson includes a practical assignment, based on real-world radio journalism.

Every assignment is personally marked and graded by your tutor, so you’ll receive expert feedback on your progress.

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Who is this course for?

Online course students working on computersOur radio journalism course is suitable for over-16s of all abilities.

We regularly work with:

  • Beginners who want to become professional radio journalists.
  • People who need to write engaging and original content at work.
  • Experienced writers and journalists who want to retrain, or upgrade their skills.
  • People looking to start their own radio show.
  • Radio journalists and broadcasters who want recognised qualifications.

We have an excellent reputation working with disabled learners, and people who are housebound or terminally ill.

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You will have free and unlimited access to our extensive resources library. It contains downloadable podcasts, videos, ebooks and tips files to help your career.

This is in addition to your comprehensive course materials and tutor support.

International students

You can study this online course wherever you live.International accrediation logos We have students in more than 100 countries. And you can trust us, as we are accredited by two international accrediting bodies:

Both organisations promote excellence in worldwide online study, so international students can verify our quality before they enrol.

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Accreditation and quality

We comply with the very highest external standards. We are:

Each organisation has its own standards, code of practice and complaints procedure, so you can enrol with complete confidence.

CMP Charter Mark

CMP charter markThe Charter Mark is our benchmark of educational quality. We award it to graduates who have also demonstrated they can work professionally in the online environment.

The Charter Mark gives employers the confidence that candidates applying for jobs or freelance work have received accredited training and independent assessment. And it gives learners credibility in the competitive world of journalism.

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