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To express interest in the accredited National Council for the Training of Journalists qualifications run by News Associates in London and Manchester, please click apply now and fill out the form, 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 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 our head of journalism and/or managing editor.

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 Sports Journalism (full-time, 35 weeks), commencing September 4 in Manchester and September 18 in London. 

NCTJ Diploma in Multimedia Journalism (part-time, 40 weeks) in London and Manchester, commencing October 7.

NCTJ Diploma in Multimedia Journalism (fast-track, 22 weeks) in London and Manchester, commencing February 1, 2018.

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

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