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Journalism is an exciting career choice for those interested in gathering, reporting, and analysing information and writing it in an easy to read and understand way. It is a competitive arena that has changed intensely over the last few years and is expected to continue changing as new technology is introduced.

Created by successful industry experts with a wealth of experience, this online Postgraduate Diploma in Journalism course will provide you with a deep understanding of the environment in which modern journalism functions. Your comprehensive skills and understanding of different media channels will successfully prepare you for various roles in a wide variety of businesses and organisations.

Benefiting from over 30 years' experience, Fitzwilliam Institute's Online Postgraduate Diploma in Journalism course features:

Comprehensive modules covering all aspects of Journalism: The Role of the Journalist, History, Role and Business of Print Media, News Writing Skills, Sourcing, Research, Feature Articles, Opinion Columns, Reviews, Newsroom structure, Ethics Law and Copywriting, Freelance Journalism, Online Journalism, Writing for the Web, Print and Design,. Broadcast Journalism, Radio, etc. In addition, modules in Social Media and Online PR are included in this course.

Interactive course expert support, advice and guidance from leading industry professionals. Always ready to help and answer any questions you might have throughout the course, all of Fitzwilliam Institute's Journalism course experts are top industry professionals with many years of successful experience. Upon completion of this online Postgraduate Diploma in Journalism all of our students are industry-ready.

Real life Journalism briefs. Fitzwilliam Institute's Postgraduate Diploma in Journalism empowers participants with practical and specific skills that can be applied in real world situations. You will gain exposure to invaluable toolkits and prepare real life Journalism briefs, enabling you to develop your work portfolio.

Flexible online learning. Fitzwilliam Institute's Postgraduate Diploma in Journalism course can be completed in your own time, from the comfort of your own home, to suit your lifestyle. You will have full access to online resources and subject expert support for two calendar years. However, you can complete the course in as little as 1 year, by dedicating 6-8 hours of study per week.

Journalism Jobs, Networking and Volunteer Opportunities. Benefiting from over 30 years of industry experience, we are extremely well placed within the industry. Employers are always looking for Fitzwilliam Institute's Journalism students and alumni. Fitzwilliam Institute's website features a comprehensive jobs and volunteer opportunities section.

Duration

Duration: You will have full access to online resources and subject expert support for two calendar years. However, you can complete the course in as little as 1 year, by dedicating 6-8 hours of study per week.

Further enquiries

Tel: 01 283 4579
Email: info@fitzwilliaminstitutegroup.ie

Subjects taught

• The Role of The Journalist
• History, Role and Business of Print Media
• News Writing Skills
• Sourcing/Research - Developing your News Gathering Skills
• Feature Articles, Opinion Columns, Reviews
• Newsroom Structures
• The Role of the Sub Editor
• Ethics Law & Copyright
• Journalism and Ethics
• Law and the Journalist
• Copyright and the Journalist
• Freelance Journalism
• Setting Up as a Freelance Journalist
• Print and Design
• Broadcast Journalism
• Radio
• Television
• Crime Reporting
• Political Reporting
• Business Journalism
• International Affairs
• Journalism Specialisations
• Investigative Journalism
• Sports Journalism
• Writing for Women's & Men's Magazines
• Travel Writing
• Public Relations
• Online Public Relations
• The Social Media Landscape
• The Internet as a Media
• Public Relations and Search Engine Optimisation
• Social Media and PR Strategy
• Online Influences on present PR practices
• Writing for the Web
• Social Media Marketing
• E-Commerce
• Setting Up and Marketing Your Consultancy
• Presentation Skills

Comment

On successful completion of this course you will receive a Postgraduate level qualification that is certified and awarded by the ICM (Institute of Commercial Management).

The Institute of Commercial Management was founded in 1979 and is one of the leading Professional Examination and Certification Bodies in the world today. Fitzwilliam Institute have developed and provided practical skills training courses in liaison with the Institute of Commercial Management qualifications and certifications framework for over 25 years. The Institute of Commercial Management certifications and continual professional development training awards are recognised by leading industries, bodies and professions.

Application date

Enrolment intake is strictly limited on this course. Early application is advised. Places are allocated on a first come first served basis.

Course fee

Course Fees: 1995.00 EUR

To secure your place on the course the full fee is required. All fees must be paid in full before the course begins. Please note, the full course fees are inclusive of all course materials and certification costs.

Enrolment and start dates

Next start date: 22nd June 2018.

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