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Diploma In Journalism And Media Studies

Department

Design
SCHOOL OF DESIGN

Campus

Kirulapona

Level

Diploma

Method

Part Time

Duration

1 Year

Commencement

Kirulapone - November 2021

This diploma programme is primarily planned in order to provide both theoretical and practical knowledge for the students on Journalism and Mass Media. The programme includes wide area of media studies and journalism. This programme will provide an opening in communication processes (both in print and electronic), media activities and journalism, new developments and technological advancement in the field of communication and Media studies.

Aims of the program

1. Provide a knowledge on both theory and practical aspects of communication and media studies.
2. Develop the skill of communication language use and creative writing.
3. Provide an understanding of the role of the different media in modern society
4. Provide an understanding on the role of a journalist.
5. Provide Knowledge of specific media roles and skills
6. Provide an awareness of the legal environment in which the media operate.
7. Provide the skills to research, write and present effectively

Course structure and modules

Diploma in Journalism and Media Studies is a one-year programme with the credit value of 30. The number of hours per a credit will range from 20-30. This includes in class and online lectures, time for self-studies, as per Carnegie Credit system. The course includes 300 total number of contact hours and there will be 10 modules in which each session will carry 3 hours. The lectures will be conducted by a dynamic qualified lecture panel from the field if mass communication and the field of journalism.

No Subject Module Code Classification Credit Value
Semester 01
01 Human Civilization and Evolution of Media DJM 100 Major 3
02 Introduction to Ethical Journalism DJM 101 Major 3
03 Media and Journalism in Sri Lanka DJM 102 Major 3
Total Credits: Semester 01 9
Semester 02
01 Media Law and Ethics DJM 103 Major 3
02 Print Media DJM 104 Major 3
03 Freelance and Featuring Writing DJM 105 Major 3
04 Blogs and Vlogs DJM 106 Major 3
Total Credits: Semester 02 12
Semester 03
01 Editing and content developing and Web-based Writing DJM 107 Major 3
02 Photography and Journalism DJM 108 Major 3
03 Electric and Social Media DJM 109 Major 3
Total Credits: Semester 03 9
   
Total Credits of the programme 30

Methods of Delivery

The course is offered as a complete online programme of study where the participants will experience the advances of online learning to enhance their knowledge and skills being in the comfort of your home. The session will include some of the below and many other modes of online learning: 

  • Online lectures
  • Webinars
  • LMS Forums, Chats, Teams
  • Video lesson
  • Online Chats

Programme Fees

Course Fees: LKR.200,000
Registration Fee: LKR 2,000

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