A-Level results day: Find an NCTJ-accredited course through clearing

If you’re hoping to study journalism and your A-Level results weren’t what you were expecting, there are some great opportunities for you through clearing.

For the best chance of securing a job in journalism, an NCTJ-accredited course will put you a cut above the rest.

All NCTJ-accredited courses lead to the Diploma in Journalism, which is the qualification editors look for when hiring trainee journalists.

We have compiled a list of NCTJ-accredited BA courses that still have places available through UCAS clearing:

Centre Course(s)
Bournemouth University  BA Multimedia Journalism
De Montfort University  BA Journalism
Falmouth University  BA Journalism 
BA Sports Journalism
Glasgow Caledonian University  BA Multimedia Journalism
Leeds Trinity University  BA Journalism
News Associates London and Manchester (in partnership with Plymouth Marjon University) BA Journalism
Nottingham Trent University  BA Journalism
Teesside University  BA Journalism 
BA Sports Journalism
University of Brighton  BA Journalism 
BA Sport Journalism
University of Central Lancashire  BA Journalism
University of Essex  BA Multimedia Journalism
University of Gloucestershire  BA Journalism
University of Kent  BA Journalism
University of Lincoln  BA Journalism 
BA Sports Journalism
University of Portsmouth  BA Journalism
University of Sheffield  BA Journalism Studies
University of Sunderland  BA Fashion Journalism
BA Journalism
BA Sports Journalism

To find out more, go to the UCAS clearing page: https://www.ucas.com/clearing-launch

If you decide that university is not for you, there are also fast-track, part-time and academic year courses at further education and independent providers across the UK. Click here to search our courses.

Apprenticeships are also fantastic opportunities for those who want to earn as they learn. Find out more here.

If you want to find out more about the NCTJ and which route is right for you, contact us on 01799 544014.