Thinking of a career in Journalism?
Have you any idea what it is like to see your own by-line in a newspaper or magazine? It is magic! Nothing beats the satisfaction of seeing your name in print and knowing that everyone who buys the paper or subscribes online will be reading what you have written. Whether it is news, a feature article or an opinion piece, they are reading your words. And don't forget that once you have the know-how, you can travel the world reporting the news. Journalism is a global career option.
What will you learn?
This Journalism course teaches you how to write news stories, feature articles, color pieces and do interviews. You will find out how to research, keep contacts books and find sources of information. You will learn about journalistic codes of ethics, the power of language and important legal areas like slander and libel. You will cover the key elements of journalism.
When you graduate, you will have highly marketable skills which you can use in print and online media, radio and television, ezines, blogs, speech writing, book reviews and annual reports.
A Journalist helps and guides you every step of the way.
From the time you join the course, a journalist is appointed as your tutor. This is someone with vast experience of the industry, who earns their living from journalism and will share insights and advice with you, and offer practical help and assistance with your assignments.
An Academy course is different because our tutors work in the business every day, and give you the benefit of their knowledge and experience.
So how long will it take?
You can complete one module each week and have the Academy's Certificate in Journalism on your resume in just 10 weeks.
What about my transcript and Certificate?
The Academy's Certificate in Journalism is widely regarded as one of the best certificate courses you can study. The Academy's Certificate is awarded on successful completion of this course. The transcript of your results shows the grade you achieved in each module. Your Certificate and Transcript are sent to you electronically via email.