Journalism

Course Outline : What You Will Cover The IUC Journalism course has been designed in association with experienced journalists and teaches you the skills that you need to succeed quickly and conveniently. Course units include:

The World of Journalism

New Stories

Interviewing

Law

TV and Radio

Writing Skills

Where to Go From Here

Courts

Public Administration

 

How Will You Benefit?

• Fast track your career in journalism

• Learn the inside secrets of how to become a journalism pro in months not years!

• Study an journalism course that was designed in conjunction with the journalism industry

• Free up valuable time, don’t waste time and money travelling to classes

• Study at your own pace whenever and wherever you are

• Have access to a tutor who works in the industry you are training for

• Easy interest free payment plans from as low as $49 per week

Start reaping the benefits by enrolling today!

Career Prospects

Start an exciting career as a journalist within print, radio, television or online mediums! The IUC journalism course offers you a unique opportunity to develop a full-time or part-time career as a professional journalist with a variety of establishments including:

• Metropolitan newspapers

• Suburban newspapers

• Country newspapers

• Consumer magazines

• Business magazines

• Television stations

• Commercial & community radio stations

• Public relations / publicity agencies

• Advertising agencies

• Book Publishers

or you may wish to work as an independent freelance journalist.

Course Levels

 

The different levels are achieved by the amount of course content and assessments involved within each module at the basic (Certificate), intermediate (Diploma) levels. You will be able to learn about what the difference is between the two levels below:

 

Certificate: represents a basic level of operational knowledge with general knowledge. Suitable for basic entry level positions.

 

Diploma: qualifications recognize the graduate’s capacity for initiative and judgment across a broad range of technical and management functions. Diploma holders typically have personal responsibility and autonomy (semi-independence) in performing technical operations or organizing others in the workplace.

 

Course Length

The average time within which students complete studies is:

• Certificate Level – 14 weeks,

• Diploma Level – 24 weeks.

IUC courses allow you to study at your own pace with no assignment deadlines. This means that you determine the pace of the course and within which time period you will ultimately complete your studies in.

• Completing your course with IUC is flexible as you can fast-track and graduate in a matter of months. You complete activities and submit assignments whenever you are ready.

• The maximum time given to complete a program is three years.

 

Study Mode : Distance Learning

This entire course is carried out via Distance Learning (also known as correspondence learning). Distance learning is ideal if you need to adapt around work, family, or other commitments. It is also extremely beneficial should you simply wish to fast track your studies and not be locked into a timetable.

Our course content and learning experience ensure that your course is relevant and interesting. Learning, tutorial assistance, assessments takes place whenever and wherever you are in the country or world. It takes place at your own pace on your own terms to fit your lifestyle.

 

Enrollments statistics

Enrollments statistics a IUC reveal that students from the following categories are currently taking advantage of the distance learning experience :

•Individuals looking to start a business or change career18%

•Individuals already in the job seek a promotion 30%

•Government, business & industry employers 32%

•Military personal 10%

• Home mothers 10%

 

What will you get?

All materials essential for course completion are included in the cost of the course fee. Upon enrolment, students receive:

• All required study materials and course notes

• Practical assignment projects with constructive tutor feedback

• Industry based tutor who will service all of your course and career questions

and guidance.

• Student ID card giving student’s access to thousands of discounts both at home and overseas!

On successful completion of the course you will receive:

• A graduation certificate officially recognizing your successful completion.

• Transcripts indicating units completed

• Job search assistance

 

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