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To express your interest in the National Council for the Training of Journalists-accredited qualifications run by News Associates in London and Manchester, please click ‘apply now’ below and fill out the form and our team will be in touch.

Our application process has three phases.

All applicants will be invited to complete an admissions sheet, which will be considered by our managing editor, deputy managing editor, course director and heads of journalism.

Successful first stage candidates will then be invited to one of our assessment days for stages two and three of the process. 

Acceptance on a course follows an entrance test and interview with a senior member of our team.

Regular assessment days – held on Fridays unless stated – run throughout the year at our London and Manchester offices. 

Individual assessment appointments can be organised on request, please call or email.

Our next available courses are:

NCTJ Diploma in Multimedia Journalism (part-time, 40 weeks) in London only, commencing February 16, 2019 – we are still able to accept applicants for a few weeks after this date.

NCTJ Diploma in Multimedia Journalism (fast-track, 22 weeks) in London and Manchester, commencing September 2, 2019.

NCTJ Diploma in Multimedia Sports Journalism (full-time, 35 weeks), in London and Manchester, commencing September 2, 2019 in Manchester and September 16, 2019 in London.

NCTJ Diploma in Multimedia Journalism (part-time, 40 weeks) in London and Manchester, commencing October 5, 2019. 

NCTJ Diploma in Multimedia Journalism (fast-track, 22 weeks) in London and Manchester, commencing February 2020.

NCTJ Diploma in Multimedia Journalism (part-time, 40 weeks) in London only, commencing February 2020.

You might also be interested in attending one of our FREE journalism workshops. Click here for more details. 

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