Diploma in Journalism & Media Studies

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Course Objectives

This course aims at providing students with:-

  • An understanding of the role of media in modern society
  • A thorough grounding in the role of journalists
  • Knowledge of specific media roles and skills
  • The skills to research, write and present effective copy
  • Skills in presenting publications for the market place
  • An awareness of the legal environment in which the media operate.
  • Increase and broaden trainees’ employment opportunities within the industries
  • Provide them with an extensive theoretical and practical knowledge base on which to build their careers and enable them to progress to higher levels of the media and journalism industries
  • Increase and broaden trainee’s understanding of contemporary multi platform journalism skills, and their awareness of the emerging digital media landscape and the new opportunities which are becoming available
  • The course broadens skills and knowledge base for practicing journalists, and who require appropriate qualifications for career advancement or promotion purposes.
  • Competency in written and spoken foreign languages.

Graduates of these courses will be able to work in salaried employment or self-employment.

  • Faculty: Faculty of Journalism, Mass Communication & Languages
  • Level: Diploma
  • Examiner: Institute of Commercial Management - UK, ICM-UK
  • Duration: 2 Years
  • Minimum Requirement: KCSE C-