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Professional Freelance Journalism Course

Course Overview

Stated simply, this is a cutting-edge new Course with Australia’s best writers and editors contributing to give you new, up-to-the-minute information about how to become a successful journalist and writer. This covers three broad areas:

  • How to get story ideas which are practical for you.
  • How to develop these into competent and saleable pieces of writing.
  • How to market your finished material for profit.

The Professional Freelance Journalism Course is delivered by distance learning or correspondence as it is sometimes called.

The Professional Freelance Journalism Course consists of 12 tutorials, delivered fortnightly, over 24 weeks. During this time you will be tutored in all aspects of journalism by a team of Australia's most experienced journalists and editors. This vast wealth of accumulated knowledge is provided to you together with the ways to apply this knowledge to the areas of journalism that most interest you.

We also understand about time restraints. hence, your Course is self-paced and, if you wish, you may take longer than 24 weeks to complete your Course. If necessary, you may take up to a year to finish your course studies.


There are no formal prerequisites for this course.

Key Facts

This Course is designed to accomplish two things:

  • To equip you with the knowledge and skills required to become a freelance journalist either as a full or part-time career or as a profitable sideline.
  • To help provide you with the knowledge and skills to gain entry-level employment as a journalist in mainstream media. This is accomplished by helping you to build a valuable portfolio of published material which is usually the determining factor in being offered mainstream media employment.
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    For More information, or to enrol simply request a Free information pack or enquire below.

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