The Journalism Course is a full time, post-graduate Advanced Diploma programme, intended as instruction in the role and function of mass media in civil society. It examines the principles, practice and responsibility of communication, and the convergence of print, broadcast and online journalism. In the era of New Media, the Journalism Course combines knowledge creation and extension, craft and context, with practical applications in a study programme of proven excellence. Students emerge from the course enabled for multiple tasks and skills in mass communication and social development. The course comprises 17 modules (obligatory), and sets of electives (one group to be chosen from 3 offered); and seminars and workshops, the costs of which make up the tuition fee.
The total of 365 Sessions / 73 Credits, makes the student eligible for the diploma.
Anyone who is a graduate in Arts, Science, Mass Media, Commerce. There is an on-line entrance test followed by an individual interview.
Two to three sessions a day in the forenoon, afternoon and evening.
(10/11.00 a.m. - 1.00 p.m., 2.00 - 4.00 p.m., 4.00 - 6.00 p.m. and 6.30 - 8.30 p.m).
Workshops and Seminars are usually scheduled for Saturdays.
75% attendance is compulsory in each module and is graded.
Failure in any module necessitates reassessment exercises / assignments / attendance in the subsequent academic year/s for completion and award of the Diploma.
(Includes the community outreach programme)
Media Management and Marketing