Professional 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 immeasurably and the increasing demand for effective communication has encouraged the diversification of media and journalistic forms aided by the integration of modern technology.

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

Level 4 Diploma

Mandatory Units

  • Constructing a Story in Journalism
  • Interviewing and Research in Journalism
  • Broadcasting
  • Internet Broadcasting
  • Public Relations for Journalists

Level 5 Diploma

Mandatory Units

  • Print and Online Journalism
  • Journalism and the Law
  • Convergent Journalism
  • Notation and Transcription for Journalists
  • Editing Roles in Journalism

Level 6 Diploma

Mandatory Units

  • Principles and the Role of Journalism
  • Specialised Reporting in the Media
  • Investigative Journalism
  • Freedom of Information and Media Law
  • Standards and Ethics in Journalism
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