Freelance Journalism - FJ16



  • Course Fee: €199.00 which includes all registration fees.
  • Course Format: Distance Learning Course of 8 lessons.
  • Duration: Students have up to 8 months to complete this course which is ample time and can start it at anytime of the year that is convenient. If students need to extend this period for any reason during or near the end of the course they can request an extension through the college.
  • Enrol now to secure your place!


Course Description

This distance learning Freelance Journalism course is designed to teach you how to write saleable material for a whole variety of publications but especially for newspapers.

There is special emphasis on finding and researching news stories, on marketing and selling your work and how to write for regional and national newspapers.



Course Syllabus

Lesson 1: Introduction

Lesson 2: Inside the Newspaper

Lesson 3: Getting Started as a Journalist

Lesson 4: The Essentials of Writing

Lesson 5: Writing Feature Articles

Lesson 6: Broadcasting Journalism

Lesson 7: Laws and Ethics

Lesson 8: Public Administration.



Upon completion of this course you may take a final online examination. Full details of this examination are automatically sent to you at the end of the course. The examination costs €65 and is taken at home at your convenience.  If you receive 70% or more in this examination you will receive an ITEC – Irish Training and Educational Centre Diploma.


Contact Us

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Irish Training & Educational Centre,

Unit 9,

Leopardstown Business Centre,
Ballyogan Road,
Dublin 18.
Our Loc8 Code is: NM3-08-S03 »(Click here to view this Loc8 Code.)

Tel: 01 2061832,

Email Address:
[email protected]


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