Pic Luke MacGregor 27-10-05 A young family enjoy a sunny splash in the sea on the warmest october day for years on Brighton beach, Sussex.National Council for the Training of Journalists Diploma in Journalism

(Fast-track and part-time courses)

Fees 2018/19

£4,450 (or £4,227.50 with early payment discount)

To secure your place on all courses a non-refundable deposit of £500 is required.


Brighton Journalist Works offers a number of ways to support students with their fees:

Early Payment Discount

The early payment discount is applicable if the full course balance is paid within a month of the place being offered.

Otherwise the course fee reverts to the full amount given above.

Please note that the early payment discount is not valid if your application is less than four weeks before the intended start date of your course.

Professional Career Development Loans

Both our fast-track and part-time courses are registered with the Skills Funding Agency, so you can apply for PCDL, a government-sponsored loan, to pay for 80 per cent of your course plus living expenses.

Staged Payments

We offer a range of instalment plans that allow students to pay their fees spread over the duration of the course.

These are available for both Fast Track and  part-time courses.

As an example for the Fast Track course in March 2018 you would pay a deposit of £800 to secure your place on the course then spread the balance over four months at £912.50 a month, starting on first day of the course.

For a full range of staged payment options contact us for more details.

Journalism Diversity Fund

The Journalism Diversity Fund is available to students from ethnically and socially diverse backgrounds, who are without the means to support themselves through an NCTJ-accredited training course.

There are quarterly deadlines for bursary applications. Click here to learn more and see if you qualify.

Print Futures Awards

The awards of £1,500 each are open to young people aged 18 to 30 deserving financial support for costs in relation to training and education in pursuit of a career in the UK printing, publishing and graphic arts industries.

Special consideration will be given to those with serious health or financial problems.

The scheme is sponsored by The Printing Charity, the British Printing Industries Federation, Unite the Union, The John Crosfield Foundation and the St Bride Foundation.

Full details, including the required official application form are to be found at:


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