New course awarded NCTJ accreditation

The University of Brighton has had its BA in Travel Journalism accredited for the first time by the NCTJ.

The university already has an accredited undergraduate course in Sports Journalism, which was re-accredited along with courses at 11 other centres around the UK by the accreditation board. Courses are accredited for up to two years at a time.

The courses re-accredited by the NCTJ are:

  • Bournemouth University – BA (Hons) Multi-media Journalism
  • De Montfort University – BA (Hons) Journalism; PgDip/MA Journalism
  • Glasgow Clyde College – HND Practical Journalism; NCTJ Practical Journalism (Day Release)
  • Lambeth College – Fast-track Diploma in Journalism; Academic Year Diploma in Multi-media Journalism
  • North West Regional College – NCTJ Diploma in Journalism
  • Nottingham Trent University – BA (Hons) Print Journalism; MA/PGDip Newspaper Journalism; MA/PG Dip Magazine Journalism
  • Robert Gordon University – MSc Journalism
  • Staffordshire University – BA Journalism; MA Journalism
  • The Sheffield College – NCTJ fast-track Photography/Photo-journalism
  • University of Brighton – BA (Hons) Sport Journalism
  • University of Lincoln – BA (Hons) Journalism
  • University of Sunderland – BA Journalism; BA Magazine Journalism; BA Sports Journalism; BA Fashion Journalism; BA Broadcast Journalism; MA Journalism; MA Sports Journalism; MA Magazine Journalism

These courses continue to show a commitment to providing the gold-standard qualification and delivering high-quality journalism training to students who have the talent and dedication to succeed in their journalism careers.

The NCTJ’s accreditation board, which met on 8 July, also discussed the provision of searchable results tables on the NCTJ website, the results of a survey on shorthand tuition and how to encourage more diverse recruitment into the industry.