Register an Interest

The School of Journalism runs free journalism workshops, Q&A sessions and open days aimed at those looking to start a degree in 2022 or 2023. 

The sessions are hosted by our award-winning editors and training team, giving you a glimpse into the industry and the sort of training you’d receive as a student on our BA (Hons) Multimedia Journalism degree.

If you are a sixth form or gap year student please use this page to sign up for our free events.

If you are a university student, graduate or career changer, please sign up for our free workshops here.


To apply for The School of Journalism you will need the UCAS details below. Please note our degree programme is accredited by Plymouth Marjon University, but all our teaching is delivered by News Associates at our centres in London and Manchester.

Course name: BA (Hons) Multimedia Journalism
Course code: MUJO
Institution: Plymouth Marjon University
Institution code: P63
Campus: Manchester (M) or London (L)  

Follow this link to our UCAS page.

Follow this link to read about our relationship with Marjon University.


At The School of Journalism you will be taught by News Associates. News Associates is the UK’s number one NCTJ-accredited journalism school, taking more than 200 trainees a year through their postgraduate Diploma in Journalism at our offices in London and Manchester. Our graduate trainees can be found working at every national newspaper, at broadcasters from the BBC to Sky News, in the local press and across a range of new media, from BuzzFeed to the Huffington Post.

School of Journalism Manchester

School of Journalism London


Our journalism masterclasses and open days for those wishing to dip their toe in the water before taking the plunge and applying for a journalism degree.

The masterclasses and open days for students are free and there will always be a chance at the end of each session to ask questions about anything and everything to do with our courses and getting into journalism.

Sign up for our free journalism events and open days using the form below, open to sixth form or gap year students. If you are university student, graduate or career changer, sign up for our events here.

Our upcoming events are listed below:

  • Tuesday 16 August 2022, 7pm-9:30pm (remote) – News journalism workshop
  • Friday 19 August 2022, 11am-12:30pm (remote) UCAS Clearing drop-in Q&A
  • Tuesday 13 September 2022, 7pm-9:30pm (remote) – News journalism workshop

Please be aware our news journalism workshops are exactly the same session, so please only apply for one.

Our remote workshops are hosted on Zoom and our in-person events are held at either one of our newsrooms in London or Manchester.


Email [email protected], call 0203 026 3781 or fill out the form below to sign up for our events and receive more information about journalism opportunities.