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If you are a journalist or training to become one, you have by now heard of the NCTJ Diploma, also known as the Level 3 diploma in journalism.

The diploma equips journalists with the knowledge and skills they will need to succeed in the job, with more than 81 per cent of qualified journalists in the UK having the qualification, said Will Gore, head of partnership at the NCTJ, speaking to Journo Resources’s Lucas Brun in this article.

However, there are many other options for breaking into journalism, such as the course at City, University of London and courses accredited by the two other main journalism bodies, the Broadcast Journalist Training Council (BJTC) and the Professional Publishers’ Association (PPA).

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