Journalism

Online Journalism Courses, Classes, & Workshops

Always wanted to be a journalist? Enjoy our huge range of journalism courses, from introductory tasters to specialist classes on a range of subjects including food and travel writing, freelance journalism, blogging, and more. Our part-time courses are flexible and delivered by experts in the field. All our writing courses are taught by practicing writers.

City Lit's writing students frequently go on to further study or publication. Read their success stories.

For the latest news, courses, events and competitions, stay in touch with the Department on Facebook and Twitter.

Many of our courses are delivered online. For more information about our live online courses, please see our guide to online learning.

11 Items

per page
Set Descending Direction
  1. Writing for magazines
    Evening
    Course Date:  Tue 18 May 2021 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Online

    Get inspired to write on this practical course for freelance journalists and bloggers. Learn to carry out research, interview people, pitch and publish stories, and build your presence on social media.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £129.00 Senior fee £129.00 Concession £52.00
    Rating:
    98% of 100
  2. Travel writing: a taster
    Course Date:  Thu 3 Jun 2021

    Location on this date:  Online

    You love travelling and taking photos but how do you decide what to write about and which pictures will sell? This course will help you focus, and give you the skills you need to approach editors with confidence.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £69.00 Senior fee £69.00 Concession £28.00
    Rating:
    95% of 100
  3. Reviewing museums, exhibitions and galleries
    Weekend
    Course Date:  Sat 5 Jun 2021

    Location on this date:  Online

    This fun and informative workshop will consider how to write an effective review of a museum or art gallery, or a specific exhibition. This particularly satisfying form of writing allows you to engage in greater depth with the arts.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £69.00 Senior fee £69.00 Concession £28.00
  4. Editing for journalists: how to make your copy shine
    Weekend
    Course Date:  Sat 5 Jun 2021

    Location on this date:  Online

    Writing to length, using good language and keeping your story tight is a must for all journalists. Through a series of exercises, you will be shown how to write hard and soft news stories and how to edit them.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £69.00 Senior fee £69.00 Concession £28.00
  5. Tabloid newspaper tales
    Weekend
    Course Date:  Sat 26 Jun 2021

    Location on this date:  Online

    Enter the world of tabloid journalism by getting to grips with the techniques of a professional hack. Learn to think like a journalist, writing your own articles and discovering what makes the biggest front-page stories.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £69.00 Senior fee £69.00 Concession £28.00
  6. Travel writing workshop
    Course Date:  Mon 5 Jul 2021

    Location on this date:  Online

    Make travelling pay. Find out what travel editors of newspapers and magazines look for, and learn how to get a commission, write a saleable article and get your trip financed. Receive practical advice on identifying suitable outlets and contacting editors.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £129.00 Senior fee £129.00 Concession £52.00
    Rating:
    90% of 100
  7. Writing the controversial: a taster for journalists and bloggers
    Course Date:  Wed 14 Jul 2021

    Location on this date:  Online

    Would you like your writing to make people listen, change perceptions or provoke thought? We will explore the controversial, using constructive and investigative journalism techniques. This short course will include identifying experts and honing research skills to make your writing more effective.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £69.00 Senior fee £69.00 Concession £28.00
  8. Freelance journalism
    Course Date:  Mon 19 Jul 2021

    Location on this date:  Online

    Fast track through the essential skills for writing newspaper and magazine articles with a widely experienced Fleet Street professional. Experiment with challenging interviews and receive insider tips on selling your work.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £109.00 Senior fee £109.00 Concession £44.00
  9. Copywriting: a taster
    Weekend
    Course Date:  Sat 24 Jul 2021

    Location on this date:  Online

    Good copywriting skills are increasingly important, whether you want to write your own website or your company’s sales literature, or hope to work in advertising or marketing. We'll cover the core elements of copywriting using examples and practical exercises.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £69.00 Senior fee £69.00 Concession £28.00
    Rating:
    92% of 100
  10. Writing articles workshop
    Weekend
    Course Date:  Sat 7 Aug 2021

    Location on this date:  Online

    Work with a freelance journalist to sharpen up your writing in this in-depth workshop. Improve your style and discover the key skills you need to produce high quality articles to a deadline.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £99.00 Senior fee £99.00 Concession £40.00
  11. Writing for blogs: a taster
    Weekend
    Course Date:  Sat 14 Aug 2021

    Location on this date:  Online

    Got a passion, a journey or an obsession to share? Blogging is the perfect medium through which to share your interests with the world. This workshop teaches the essential skills required to write blogposts that will resonate.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £69.00 Senior fee £69.00 Concession £28.00
    Rating:
    90% of 100

11 Items

per page
Set Descending Direction

Can't see a course you want?

Add this category to your waiting list to set up alerts and we will update you when new courses are released online.

Add to your waiting list