AddThis SmartLayers

Four journalism courses win NCTJ accreditation

Four journalism courses have won accreditation from the National Council for the Training of Journalists for the first time.

The NCTJ has awarded accreditation to courses run by the Grimsby Institute, Lambeth College, the University of Lincoln and the University of Sunderland.

The courses at Grimsby and Lincoln are the first at those centres to be accredited, while the broadcast course at Sunderland joins eight others at the university which are accredited and Lambeth College already has two courses backed by the NCTJ.

Accreditation has also been renewed by the NCTJ for 26 other journalism courses, which have continued to show a commitment to providing the ‘gold-standard’ qualification and delivering high-quality journalism training. Courses are accredited for up to two years.

The four newly-accredited courses are:
• Grimsby Institute – Diploma in Journalism
• Lambeth College – One year Multi-Media Journalism
• University of Lincoln – BA (Hons) Journalism
• University of Sunderland – BA Broadcast Journalism

The 26 courses which have had their accreditation renewed are:

• Belfast Metropolitan College – 35-week Diploma in Journalism
• Brighton Journalist Works – Fast-track Diploma in Journalism
• Brunel University – BA (Hons) Journalism; MA Journalism
• City College Brighton and Hove – 18 and 36-week NCTJ Diploma in Journalism
• City of Wolverhampton College – NCTJ Diploma in Journalism
• Glyndwr University – Certificate of Higher Education in Journalism
• Harlow College – Fast-track Diploma in News Journalism; Fast-track Diploma in Magazine Journalism; Academic Year Diploma in News Journalism; Academic Year Diploma in Magazine Journalism
• Kingston University – MA/PGDip Journalism
• Lambeth College – 18-week Diploma in Journalism (magazines)
• Press Association London – Foundation course in Multi-media Journalism
• Press Association Newcastle – Foundation course in Multi-Media Journalism
• St Mary’s University College, Twickenham – MA/PGDip Sports Journalism
• University of Central Lancashire – BA (Hons) Journalism; PGDip Newspaper Journalism; MA Magazine Journalism
• University of Kent – BA (Hons) Journalism and the News Industry; MA Journalism
• University of Salford – MA/PGDip Journalism
• University of Sheffield – BA Journalism; MA/PGDip Print Journalism
• University of Ulster – MA Journalism