Normal Entry

For normal entry into the Higher Diploma in Journalism and Media Studies  programme applicants should have at least 5 O-Level subjects including English Language. Any other additional qualification is an added advantage.

 

 Special Entry

Candidates who have successfully completed a certificate in any creative arts sector or have obtained equivalent qualifications may apply for entry into Higher Diploma in Film and Television Production programme subject to availability of places.

 Mature Entry

Ordinary level holders who have worked for more than three years without certification in the particular creative arts sector. 

Block Release School

The aim of the Block Release school programme is to provide academic support to those creative arts practitioners who are already in the field who need to upgrade their skills and knowledge in the form of certification but do the training at a pace they can manage. These individuals hold qualifications lower than the Higher Diploma level

COURSE CODE: HDFTP 01/18/01

MODE OF DELIVERY: FULL TIME

COURSE DURATION: 2 YEARS

Level 1 Semester 1

Module Code

Module Title

Credits

 

Level 1 Semester 1

 

HDJMS100

Journalism and Society

2.4

HDJMS101

Interview & Presentation Techniques

2.4

HDJMS102

Journalism Practices

2.4

HDGKM008

Principles of Photography

2.4

HDGKM001

Personal Professional Development

2.4

HDGKM002

Introduction to Information Technology

2.4

HDGKM003

Basic Communication Skills

 

Level 1 Semester 2

Module Code

Module Title

Credits

 

Level 1 Semester 2

 

HDJMS103

Reportage

2.4

HDJMS104

Digital Page Production

2.4

HDJMS105

Investigative Journalism

2.4

HDGKM009

Creative Media Industry

2.4

HDGKM004

Project Management

2.4

HDGKM110

Business Practices for Creative Media Production

2.4

Level 2 Semester 1

Module Code

Module Title

Credits

 

Level 2 Semester 1

 

HDJMS203

Advanced Journalism Studies

2.4

HDJMS204

Social Media Practice

2.4

HDJMS205

Specialist Journalism

2.4

HDGKM005

Research Methods

2.4

HDGKM007

Marketing and Promotion

2.4

Work Related Learning

MOdule Code

Module Title

 

Work Related Learning

HDJMS200

Work Related Learning Report

HDJMS201

Academic Supervisor’s Report

HDJMS202

Employer’s Assessment Report

Level 2 Semester 2

Module Code

Module Title

Credits

 

Level 2 Semester 2

 

HDJMS206

News and Editorial

2.4

HDJMS207

Magazine and Feature Production

2.4

HDGKM006

Individual Project

4.8