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