International Higher Diploma in Journalism

@ IDM Nations Campus

+94 11 2 361 801

24 Months

This degree covers the gathering, handling and dissemination of information for the mass media and other organizations involved in professional communication in the areas of print, broadcast and online journalism. It is designed and taught to produce industry-ready graduates able to respond to the rapidly changing media environment.

Awarding Body - EdHat + IDM

Course Modules

Semester 01

  • Organization and Behaviour
  • End User Application
  • Computer Platforms
  • History of Journalism in the World
  • Introduction to Journalism
  • Personal Skills Development
  • English for Academic Purposes - Level 1

Semester 02

  • Concept of News
  • Mass Communication and Journalism
  • Journalism as a Mass Media
  • Journalism and Society
  • Journalism and Politics
  • Journalism and Technology
  • Research Methods
  • English for Academic Purposes - Level 2

Semester 03

  • Emergence of Journalism
  • News and Information
  • News Paper and News Agency
  • Public Relations
  • Ethnics and Law in Journalism
  • English for Academic Purposes - Level 3

Semester 04

  • Feature Writing
  • Editorials, Column Writing and Cartoons
  • Censorship and Press Freedom
  • Genres of Journalism
  • Journalism Project
  • Industrial Experience

Assessment Method

  • Assignments
  • Theoretical Examinations


Level
Location
Colombo
Category
Address
No 16 , 42nd Lane , Wellawatte , Colombo 06

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