PG DIPLOMA IN CONVERGENCE JOURNALISM

A comprehensive course in print, electronic and web journalism. Specialization could be chosen in one elective course. The course aims to train students in a vast array of skills including research, news writing, reporting, video production, editing and anchoring. Students will get hands-on experience in all aspects of journalism meeting professional standards of the industry.

Duration : 12 Months

Intake : 25

Nature : Full Time

Eligibility : Bachelor’s degree in any discipline

Admission Criteria : Portfolio, Written Test and Interview

Course Module

  • Introduction to Communication
  • Communication Theories
  • Basic Grammar and writing
  • Visual Grammar
  • Photography
  • Video Camera and Supporting System
  • Non-Linear Video Editing
  • Introduction to Kerala, India, World – Politics, Culture and Economy
  • Mass Media – Print and Visual – History and Development:
  • Introduction to Journalism
  • Print Journalism
  • Television Journalism
  • News reporting
  • Editorial department
  • Media Law and Ethics
  • News Program Production; the process
  • New Media & Web Journalism
  • MOJO
  • Current Affaires
  • Documentary Production
  • News Bulletin Production
  • Soft Skill Development
  • Final project

The course has a dual focus on theory and practice. In the first three trimesters students will get thorough training in Print , television and web journalism, along with advanced classes in language and software required. After the training program, academy will conduct advanced workshops in various fields of journalism to enhance the practical knowledge of students. In the Fourth trimester students should do production in news , new media and Mojo, along with various talk shows. After giving practice in various areas of journalism they will get two month in-house training at Madhyamam daily and MediaOne TV. The course culminates with a diploma in documentary film production.

Experienced and renowned media practitioners from the media industry take regular workshops for the students. During the course the students get opportunity to take part in production activities of the channel such as news programmes, talk shows, etc. By the end of the course the students will be experienced professionals with all the competence required for the media industry.

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