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Industry Links and Accreditations

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‌British Broadcasting Corporation

The School benefits from an Educational Partnership with the BBC which offers our students further access to placements and professional workshops with the Corporation including BBC Sport, BBC Five Live, CBBC etc.

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European Journalism Training Association

Journalism is 'Recognised for Excellence' by the European Journalism Training Association (EJTA).

We have been accepted for membership of EJTA, joining a prestigious body of journalism centres, schools and universities from more than 20 countries across Europe, with just a handful from the UK. Further information

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‌National Council for the Training of Journalists

The BA(Hons) Journalism programme is accredited by the National Council for the Training of Journalists.  NCTJ accreditation is the hallmark of excellence in journalism training, providing a world-class standard that is recognised throughout the media industry as the best indication that new recruits have the fundamental skills and knowledge needed to become multi-media journalists and can operate effectively in a busy newsroom.

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Chartered Institute of Public Relations

The subject of Public Relations has gained CIPR Recognition for the BA(Hons) Public Relations and the BA(Hons) Journalism and Public Relations programmes. This recognition acknowledges the currency of course content, expertise of teaching staff and the programmes' annual performance.

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Public Relations Consultants Association

The University is a PRCA partner. As a student, you are entitled to a number of benefits. This relationship also entitles you to free PRCA membership for the duration of your course, allowing you access to most of the benefits professional members receive. - See more at:

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Professional Publishers Association

Magazine journalism offers exciting career options for Lincoln's Journalism students and the BA(Hons) Journalism is accredited by the Professional Publishers Association. Our graduates are working as journalists in a varied range of magazines both in the UK and abroad.

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Broadcast Journalism Training Council

Journalists must be able to work across all media in the increasingly converged professional environment and this is recognised in our full accreditation of the BA(Hons) Journalism by the BJTC. The School has also been a recipient of their national award for 'Innovation in the Teaching of Broadcast Journalism'. 

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The Journalism Diversity Fund

The Journalism Diversity Fund works with students from diverse backgrounds who need help funding their journalism training. Bursaries are on offer for those with the potential to succeed in one of the most exciting and rewarding careers around.