Our Summer School is held every August, and is a four week intensive course in journalism and newswriting. Whether you are an overseas student or based in the UK, this course provides a unique opportunity for you to acquire the fundamental skills required and receive professional journalism training in small, friendly groups, while at the same time enjoying the sights and culture of London.
The topics covered include:
Please click for a previous timetable - You can expect to find the content similar for next summer.
You will have the benefit of group discussions and lively question and answer sessions, seminars conducted by our professional team of writers and journalists and lectures from outside guest speakers.
As part of this course we will arrange for you to visit a newspaper production plant to see a national 'Daily' in operation or a visit to the BBC to see the News in action. You will also visit local magistrates courts, exhibitions, museums or art galleries - and report on what you see.
The Summer School for 2013 commences with registration on Monday, 29 July 2013 at 10am, and finishes (having had lunch and drinks in the Courtyard) on Friday, 23 August 2013.
We are unable to arrange accommodation for you direct, but will gladly provide information on local Youth Hostels or the International Students House. Alternatively, there are many local hotels within walking distance of the School in the Paddington/Bayswater area which offer accommodation at reasonable rates. On request we can supply details of some which our students have found both comfortable and clean in the past!
Registration requirements - You will need:
To submit your educational cv and details of any relevant background information and experience. You must have reached an acceptable academic standard, or have had suitable work experience. All decisions as to suitability are made at our discretion.
To complete an application form. You can either apply by post, by fax or directly online using our secure encrypted facilities. Before you complete a registration form make certain you have read our terms and conditions.
Course Materials: (costs included in course fees)
Journalism and newswriting (LSJ 2010)
Freelance and Feature Writing (LSJ 2010)
McNae's Essential Law for Journalists
Media Law (LSJ 2010)
Subediting (LSJ 2010)
|Course Date:||29 July 2013 until 23 August 2013|
|4 Weeks - two lectures daily between 10.00-19.30|
|Course Fee:||£ 1595.00 (inc vat)|