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Summer School

Our Summer School, run in conjunction with The London School of Journalism is held every August, and is a four week intensive course in journalism and newswriting. Whether you are an overseas student or based in the UK, this course provides a unique opportunity for you to acquire the fundamental skills required and receive professional journalism training in small, friendly groups, while at the same time enjoying the sights and culture of London.

The topics covered include:

  • News and newswriting
  • Reports
  • English law
  • Professional ethics
  • Broadcast journalism (TV and Radio)
  • Sports
  • Interviewing
  • Gossip columns and reviews
  • Lifestyle Journalism
  • Going Freelance
  • Feature articles
  • Blogging

You will have the benefit of group discussions and lively question and answer sessions, seminars conducted by our professional team of writers and journalists and lectures from outside guest speakers.


As part of this course we will arrange for you to visit local magistrates courts, exhibitions, museums or art galleries – and report on what you see.


The Training is based at the Press Association Offices in Vauxhall Bridge Road – very close to Victoria Station.

You will be able to visit PA’s national newsroom which is a vital source of trusted content for the whole UK media. 


You’ll get the chance to have a Q&A with a senior editor at the frontline of daily news. 


We are unable to arrange accommodation for you direct, but will gladly provide information on local Youth Hostels or the International Students House as well as local hotels.

Ready to enrol?

Join our course for £1595 including VAT


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