Kent students: Apply now for free Study Plus courses at CfJ

Learn what professional journalists do or create a show for TV

Current Kent students can apply now for a free Study Plus course in TV Production or Journalism at the Centre for Journalism.

The course in TV Production (which runs from Monday 4 May – Friday 7 May) includes a unique opportunity to learn the fundamental skills required to produce a 30-minute programme that will be broadcast to thousands of people both online and on TV.

The course in Journalism (which runs from Monday 8 June – Friday 12 June) offers an intensive immersion in the basic principles and practices of professional journalism in the multimedia age.

You will be taught at Kent’s Medway campus where you can take advantage of the Centre’s state-of-the-art resources. These include:

  • three newsrooms equipped with equipped with Apple Mac workstations running industry-standard software
  • wire feeds from the Press Association, and satellite feeds from Reuters World News
  • two radio studios equipped with ISDN lines, full mixing desks, playout facilities and telephone balancing units
  • a TV teaching studio which allows students to run all aspects of a television news production: vision mixing, autocue, sound and playout
  • the television studios where KMTV (Kent’s only dedicated television channel) broadcasts to 250,000 households and streams live at

Study Plus courses are non-credit bearing. You will be eligible for Employability Points and, if you meet the minimum attendance requirement, the course will appear on your Higher Education Achievement Report (HEAR).

To apply, log on to the Student Data System (SDS) and find the courses via: My Study > Workshops > Workshop Skills > Study Plus.

For more information about each course, visit Kent’s Study Plus website.

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