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Diploma in Print Journalism (KNEC)



Diploma in Print Journalism (KNEC) is a three-year Diploma level  in Print Journalism  (KNEC) programme. These include printing in the field of advertising, publishing, and print media journalism.

Key Interest Skills required to pursue a career in this field

  • Planning skills
  • Communication skills
  • Numerical abilities
  • Organisational skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Team spirit
  • Negotiation skills
  • Digital literacy
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Time Management Skills
  • Integrity as a quality

Why study this program
This program prepares one to job market at lower level.It also a bridge to the advance level in the field.

Careers Opportunities

  • Possible career opportunity: The graduates from the course can be employed as: News reporters, Sub-Editors, Editors, News casters, Producers, Photographers, Script writers, Freelancers, Correspondents, PROs, Marketers and Film directors.

Career Progression

After successful completion Diploma in Print Journalism-,a student can proceed for bachelor’s degree,master’s degree and Phd in related field.

 

Course Duration

This course takes an average of 6 terms (2 years ).

Mode of Study

  • Regular/full time
  • School based programme
  • Distance Learning
  • Weekend Classes
  • Part-time/Evening classes

Qualifications/Admission Requirements

  • KCSE aggregate Grade of C Plain & Above,or any equivalent qualifications by KNEC/ICM

Examining Body

KNEC

ICM

Course Requirements

The following requirements must be met for a student to qualify for KNEC exams in this course:

  • Must sit for at least 2 cats marked out of 30% ,and an end term exams marked out of 70% each term.
  • The candidate will be expected to proceed for industrial attachment as a requirement by KNEC for successful completion of the course.
  • A student must attend at least 80% of all the tutorial lectures.

KNEC Units

2928 DIPLOMA IN PRINT JOURNALISM(MODULEI)

101 INTRODUCTION TO MASS COMMUNICATION

102 LOGIC AND CRITICAL THINKING

103 INFORMATION COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY

104 COMMUNICATION SKILLS

105 NEWS WRITING AND REPORTING

106 MEDIA LAW AND ETHICS

107 ENTREPRENEURSHIP

2928 DIPLOMA IN PRINT JOURNALISM(MODULE-II)

201 INVESTIGATIVE JOURNALISM

202-RESEARCH METHODS

203-MEDIA CONVERGENCE AND JOURNALISM

204-ADVANCE NEWS WRITING AND REPORTING

205-NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTIONS

206-EDITING FOR MEDIA

207-MEDIA AND SOCIETY

208-FEATURING WRITING

2928 DIPLOMA IN PRINT JOURNALISM(MODULE-III)

301-FREELANCE JOURNALISM

302-FUNDAMENTALS OF DIGITAL JOURNALISM

303-PHOTOGRAPHY FOR JOURNALISTS

304-TYPOGRAPHY FOR JOURNALISTS

305-EDITORIAL WRITING

306-PRINT PRODUCTION

307-ADVANCE EDITING

308-RESEARCH PROJECTS

 

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