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
  • “I feel proud of the skills I have gained from the my ABMA studies and I am hoping to progress to a higher position in my career as well as develop in my current role.”

    Mohaladi Sarefo

  • “ABMA has really helped me, in such a way that after completing my ABMA Advanced Diploma in Business Administration and Management Studies I am able to compete internationally when seeking employment. I also have the possibility of going straight into a Masters Degree with my ABMA qualification!”

    Patricia Sendeza

  • “I feel ABMA courses are wonderful as they have made me who I am today. I am a good communicator and a computer specialist. ABMA has added massively to my well being in life and I am able to work well in the business world.”

    Boston Leji

  • “My ABMA qualification, being an international one, is highly recognised. If I went job seeking, without hesitation I would be given a chance to sit an interview!”

    Margaret Onduri