Fees

VAT at the standard rate (20 per cent) has been included in all fees where applicable.

The following fees are applicable from 01 September 2020.

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Certificate in Foundation Journalism distance learning
Individual unit £40.20
Mandatory units (pack of five) £162.00
Diploma in Journalism distance learning
Core skills package (made up of Essential Journalism, Essential journalism e-portfolio, Essential journalism ethics and regulation and Essential media law and regulation) £486.00
Essential journalism £228.00
Essential journalism e-portfolio £57.00
Essential journalism ethics and regulation £99.60
Essential media law and regulation £156.00
Sports journalism, editing skills for journalists, business of magazines, media law court reporting, public affairs for journalists, business and finance journalism, videojournalism for digital audiences £156.00 each
Shorthand for journalists £99.60
Broadcast regulation £99.60
PR and communications for journalists £312.00
Additional one hour of tutor support time £24.00
   
Diploma in Journalism examination fees
Diploma in Journalism (full test) £475.20
Essential journalism, essential media law and regulation, essential journalism e-portfolio, media law court reporting, public affairs for journalists, editing skills for journalists, sports journalism, business of magazines, business and finance journalism, photography for journalists, videojournalism for digital audiences*, introduction to PR for journalists, data journalism*, and journalism for a digital audience* £57.60 each
Newspaper magazine regulation test £14.40
Broadcast journalism (double module), PR and communications (double module), practical magazine journalism (double module) £115.20
Broadcast journalism exam re-sit (per exam) £57.60
Broadcast journalism coursework resubmission £28.80
Shorthand £16.50
*Exam and coursework submissions combine to form one overall mark and final grade. They are not two seperate submissions. Both the exam and coursework must be submitted for marking at the same time in order to achieve a result for the module.  
Resits/resubmissions - fees as above  
Sanction fee £25.00
   
Qualification certificate/replacement certificate £17.10
Diploma in Journalism examination report (per module) £40.80
Shorthand examination report £10.50
   
Remote exam fee  
From 1 November 2020, Cirrus exams delivered remotely with the Proctorio software will be subject to an additional fee per candidate per exam. The fee will be charged in addition to the main exam fee and will be invoiced after the exam sitting. This fee is not applicable to offline exams delivered remotely via Zoom.  
Remote exam fee (for all Cirrus exams) £4.80 (per candidate per exam)
   
Level 6 National Qualification in Journalism (NQJ)
Registration fee £84.00
   
NQJ examination fees
   
Enrolment fee (full test) £486.00
   
Re-sits:  
The big news story/Community journalism/Production journalism £162.00
Media law and ethics in practice £162.00
E-logbook £81.00
   
Replacement NCE/NQJ certificates (inc p&p) £17.10
   
Other fees
Third party request for data information £40.00
Appealing examination results  
Stage 1 - initial review and re-mark (per candidate)* £55.20
Stage 2 - Independent review £82.80
* The fee for a group appeal will be determined by the number of students involved  
Appeals of decisions other than exam results  
Stage 1 £55.20
Stage 2 £82.80
   
Centre fees by qualification
 
Level 5 Qualification in Practical International Journalism
Registration fee per candidate £26.10
Assessment/certification fee per candidate £135.00
   
Level 3 Certificate in Foundation Journalism
Registration fee per candidate £26.40
Assessment/certification fee per unit £13.50
Full test £175.50
Apprenticeship fees: junior journalist (per apprentice)
Registration and certification £516.00
Diploma exam fees per candidate (one sitting) £421.20
End-point assessment (EPA) £516.00
End-point assessment (EPA) re-sit £258.00
   
Apprenticeship fees: senior journalist (per apprentice)
Registration and certification £456.00
NQJ exam fees per candidate (one sitting) £486.00
   
Accreditation fees
Annual membership (per centre payable in January) £954.00
Accreditation panel visit £648.00
Advisory or monitoring visit £510.00
New centre accreditation £954.00
Examination spot checks no charge
(Note: any examination spot re-checks required will be charged at £81.00 to cover associate costs)  
   
Annual approval fees
Diploma in Journalism approved exam centre £1296.00
Certificate in Foundation Journalism centre approval £198.60
   
External verification visit fees - fee per visit
Certificate in Foundation Journalism £265.20
   
Other training courses
One-day training courses From £275 (exc. VAT)
NQJ refresher course £594.00