Media, multimedia and research courses

This is a list of the one-day, evening and online courses we are currently offering over the coming months.

We also offer bespoke and in-house training courses.

For more information about courses, email Chris De Banks or call him on 01273 384291.


Freelance feature writing (online, flexible course)

Tutor(s): Ellie Levenson
Starts: 09:00 1 October 2014
Finishes: 09:00 5 November 2014
Location: Online (flexible start date)
Price: £300 (inc. VAT)

Suitable for both new and established journalists, this correspondence course has a flexible start date, so you can join any time


Writing for women's magazines (online, flexible course)

Tutor(s): Tiffany Wright
Starts: 10:00 1 October 2014
Finishes: 17:00 5 November 2014
Location: Online (flexible start date)
Price: £300 (inc. VAT)

An online course for freelancers offering practical advice on writing and pitching feature ideas for glossy magazines


Building brand awareness through Twitter

Tutor(s): Sue Llewellyn
Starts: 18:00 23 October 2014
Finishes: 19:00 23 October 2014
Location: Shaftesbury Court, 95 Ditchling Road, Brighton BN1 4ST
Price: £80 (inc. VAT)

NEW: An evening course on using Twitter to promote your brand or business


Using Twitter for effective research

Tutor(s): Sue Llewellyn
Starts: 09:00 28 October 2014
Finishes: 13:00 28 October 2014
Location: The Bridge, 81 Southwark Bridge Road, London SE1 0NQ
Price: £114 (inc. VAT)

NEW: A half-day course on advanced Twitter search techniques


Online media law refresher

Tutor(s): Dr Richard Danbury
Starts: 10:00 29 October 2014
Finishes: 17:00 29 October 2014
Location: MSN UK, Cardinal Place, 100 Victoria Street, London SW1E 5JL
Price: £240 (inc. VAT)

Get straight up-to-date with the latest developments in digital media law with this one-day course, also suitable for those with no previous legal training


Sports journalism

Tutor(s): Jack Travers
Starts: 10:00 7 November 2014
Finishes: 17:00 7 November 2014
Location: The Bridge, 81 Southwark Bridge Road, London SE1 0NQ
Price: £240 (inc. VAT)

NEW: A practical workshop in sports reporting, both on and off the pitch


Successful freelance journalism

Tutor(s): Johanna Payton
Starts: 10:00 8 November 2014
Finishes: 17:00 8 November 2014
Location: The Bridge, 81 Southwark Bridge Road, London SE1 0NQ
Price: £240 (inc. VAT)

A one-day workshop for budding freelancers


Getting into TV

Tutor(s): Sue Llewellyn
Starts: 09:00 12 November 2014
Finishes: 13:00 12 November 2014
Location: The Bridge, 81 Southwark Bridge Road, London SE1 0NQ
Price: £114 (inc. VAT)

A half-day workshop designed for anyone who wants to make it on television


Future courses

Financial journalism: basic to intermediate

Tutor(s): Peter Kirwan
Starts: TBC

Two-day training course covering financial journalism, the basics to an intermediate level.


Data journalism online

Tutor(s): Conrad Quilty-Harper
Starts: TBC

A one-day course in working with data, numbers and statistics, particularly in online reporting, led by Ampp3d's Conrad Quilty-Harper


Fresh ideas for freelance journalists

Tutor(s): Ellie Levenson
Starts: TBC

An evening course designed to inspire tons of new story ideas for freelancers, plus other handy hints and tips


Online sub-editing

Tutor(s): Jane Wild, Emmanuelle Smith
Starts: TBC

A one-day course covering traditional sub-editing skills plus advice on web layouts, SEO and how to make content more shareable


Fashion blogging and journalism

Tutor(s): Johanna Payton
Starts: TBC

NEW: A one-day workshop for wannabe fashionistas, to take place during London Fashion Week 2015


Copywriting for freelance journalists

Tutor(s): Jackie Barrie
Starts: TBC

A one-day course for freelancers interested in commercial copywriting


Search engine optimisation for journalists

Tutor(s): Adam Tinworth
Starts: TBC

A one-day course offering the latest advice for journalists on search engine optimisation (SEO)


Online video journalism

Tutor(s): Adam Westbrook
Starts: TBC

Learn how to shoot and edit quality video for the web, using smartphones, lightweight digital cameras and Final Cut Pro X


Social media content strategies

Tutor(s): Sue Llewellyn
Starts: TBC

NEW: A half-day course on what, when and where to share on social media


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