INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMMES

INSTITUTE OF COMMERCIAL MANAGEMENT (ICM) CENTRE NUMBER: 04337

DEPARTMENT OF MASS COMMUNICATION AND MEDIA STUDIES

JOURNALISM

The course is designed for those who wish to work or are employed in mass media environment. The one-year course stresses on acquisition of all relevant information pertaining to mass media Knowledge, skills and attitudes. The course objectives and contents ensure that the students perform effectively at the fast growing Information Technology Sector. The pre-requisite is that students will be familiar with information Technology department of an organization and its Functions. However, students who have the commensurate computer experience and interest can undertake the course.

The course aims to produce graduates with practical skills and understanding of the information requirements of Industry. The students will be provided with knowledge and skill necessary to design, build, integrate and support the Information Technology (IT) Industry or achieve-self-employment in IT and consultancy.

CERTIFICATE/DIPLOMA/ADVANCED DIPLOMA

Course Structure

a) The Certificate in Journalism – Part 1

  • – Introduction to Journalism
    – Media & Society
    – Media Ethics & Regulations
    – English for Journalism & Writers
    (The ICM Certificate in Journalism is awarded on completion of all Part 1 subjects)

b) The Diploma in Journalism – Part 2

  • – Sub-Editing & Design
    – Digital TV & Radio Journalism
    – Magazine Journalism
    (The ICM Diploma in Journalism is awarded on completion of all Part 1 and 2 subjects)

Examinatioon Body

ICM

Duration

Diploma – Two Years (6 terms) – (Module I & II)

Certificate – One Year (3 terms)- (Module I )

Achievement at the end of the course


Institute’s certificate of course completion in line with the Diploma in Information Technology, IMIS and KNEC Diploma

Career Prospects

Career opportunities for successful graduates of this course exist in Information Technology department, where they may be employed as: -Computer managers, IT specialists, Programmers, System Analysts, System Administrators, Data entry clerks, Computer Operators, Computer technicians, Computer engineers, I.T consultants, website developer, IT Technician, Information Technology lecturers, self-business employment etc.