This Diploma in Digital Journalism course is designed to equip students with competencies needed to deliver engaging content for today’s quickly changing media landscape where team members are expected to have a versatile and holistic skill set for print, broadcast, and online reporting.
Over the course of the two years, the students will be equipped with competencies for demonstrating the understanding of mass communication, writing and report news, carrying out investigative journalism, conducting research in mass communication, producing feature stories, planning, and manage projects.
Applying media convergence, producing radio shows, applying fundamentals of digital and mobile journalism, practicing photojournalism, designing multimedia graphics, demonstrating the understanding of web technology, producing digital content, and carrying out computer-assisted reporting.
Students graduating from the course will be equipped with the skills they need to thrive in today’s multimedia newsrooms or online publishing.
Course Duration:5 semesters in class and 1 semester on Industrial attachment
CREDITS: 28 contact hours per term and an average of 7 units per term
The rigorous practicals and access to equipment make this course the best mass communication course in Kenya and the region.