National Qualification in Journalism (NQJ).
The National Qualification in Journalism is the NCTJ's industry senior-level qualification, now available to study by distance learning. If you would like any further information about this qualification, please visit our dedicated NQJ by distance learning page on the NCTJ website. Please note, eligibility criteria may apply.
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The course programme is divided into seven sections, completed in order and beginning with the first section: National Qualification in Journalism Introduction before moving onto Gathering and writing the story and so on. Management is the final section. This programme will also explain each of the three final assessments including what is required to complete the e-logbook. It will provide you with the necessary advanced journalistic skills and knowledge to prepare you for the two online exams; Media Law and Ethics in Practice and the practical skills-based exam (Big News Story).
Exams for distance learners are offered 3 times per year. Exam dates and booking information is published on the NCTJ website: NQJ exams.