Journalism is an exciting career choice for those interested in gathering, reporting, and analysing information and writing it in an easy to read and understand way. It is a competitive arena that has changed intensely over the last few years and is expected to continue changing as new technology is introduced.

Created by successful industry experts with a wealth of experience, this online Postgraduate Diploma in Journalism course will provide you with a deep understanding of the environment in which modern journalism functions. Your comprehensive skills and understanding of different media channels will successfully prepare you for various roles in a wide variety of businesses and organisations.

Subjects taught

Please see "Course Web Page" below.

Entry requirements

Criteria for eligibility must be met in full prior to commencing the programme. For successful enrollment on the Postgraduate Diploma course, the minimum entry requirement is a prior Degree level qualification.

Application dates

Enrolment intake is strictly limited on this course. Early application is advised. Places are allocated on a first come first served basis.


You will have full access to online resources and subject expert support for two calendar years. However, you can complete the course in as little as 1 year, by dedicating 6-8 hours of study per week.

Enrolment dates

Enrolment Date: 20th October 2023.

For Future Dates, please contact Fitzwilliam Institute for next available start date.

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  • Qualifications

    Postgraduate Diploma at UK Level 7

  • Attendance type

    Part time

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