ABMA Diplomas in Journalism and Media Studies

Professional Journalism and Media Studies

Journalists work in an environment where accuracy and professionalism are vital to creating and sustaining a reputation in a highly competitive industry. Journalism has developed and the increasing demand for effective communication has encouraged the diversification of media including integration with modern technology.

The lecturers are selected from well-known and respected journalists and media experts, so that students are not only being exposed to a globally-recognised UK qualification, but they are being taught by a very strong experienced team of people.

The ABMA Diplomas in Journalism and Media Studies will prepare students to thrive in this sector.

Level 4 Diploma
4 modules to be completed 
Constructing a Story in Journalism
Interviewing and Research in Journalism
Broadcasting
Internet Broadcasting
Public Relations for Journalists
 
Level 5 Diploma
5 modules to be compelted
Print and Online Journalism
Journalism and the Law
Convergent Journalism
Notation and Transcription for Journalists
Editing Roles in Journalism
 
Level 6 Diploma
5 modules to be completed
Principles and the Role of Journalism
Specialised Reporting in the Media
Investigative Journalism
Freedom of Information and Media Law
Standards and Ethics in Journalism
Level 4 Diploma Entry Requirements  - one of the following
-   A level 3 qualification or equivalent plus CXC English grades 1 to 3 or        5 CXC passes including English -   Evidence of 1 year’s professional work experience within a job sector that is related to the subject area. Examples of evidence that ABMA will accept include: -   Employer references detailing the             learner’s duties and responsibilities -   Certificates of training/courses Learners are encouraged to submit details of all types of training that they have obtained to us for approval.
Level 5 Diploma Entry Requirements  - one of the following -   An ABMA Level 4 Diploma or -   A’ Level or CAPE passes in two (2) subjects at Grade I to IV plus 4 CXC including Math and English at Grade 1-3      or -   A national or international qualification equivalent to the above or -   Evidence of a minimum of 2 years’ professional work experience and must be employed in a job sector that is related to the subject area they wish to ' study. (The learner will be expected to have met all the learning outcomes outlined in the ABMA Level 4 Diploma units for that specific qualification).              Examples of evidence that ABMA Education will accept include: -  Employer references detailing the applicant’s duties and responsibilities - Certificates of training/courses Applicants are encouraged to submit details of all types of training that they have obtained to ABMA Education.
Level 6 Diploma Entry Requirements  - A new learner applying to study the ABMA Level 6 Diploma will be expected to have attained one of thefollowin -   An ABMA Level 5 Diploma or -   A Higher National Diploma (HND) or -   A national or international qualification equivalent to the above or -   Evidence of a minimum of 4 years professional work experience as evidence       and employed in a job related to the subject area that the applicant intends to study. (The learner will be expected to have met all the learning outcomes outlined in the ABMA Level 4 Diploma and the ABMA Level 5 Diploma units for that specific qualification). Examples of evidence that ABMA Education will accept includes: - Employer references detailing the learner’s duties and responsibilities - Certificates of training/courses Applicants are encouraged to submit details of all types of training that they have obtained to us to forward to ABMA. The above entry requirements are subject to change and all student registrations are accepted at the discretion of ABMA Education.
Duration Start Date Schedule
1 year 17th Sept 2018 Monday & Wednesday 5.00 p.m. to 8.00 p.m. or Saturdays
 
Registration Fee Deadline 17th September 2018
Exemption Application/Fee Deadline 17th September 2018
Examination Fee Deadline 10th October 2018

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