The Journalism and Multimedia course teaches students how to craft compelling news stories and incorporate multimedia elements to communicate their stories and ideas to their audience.
Traditionally known as Mass Communication, we have made some major tweaks to the course to allow students to train both as journalists and multimedia experts so as to respond to the new trend of convergence journalism.
The Journalism and Multimedia course teach students how to craft compelling news stories and incorporate multimedia elements.
The students will be equipped with the skills needed to deliver engaging content for today’s quickly changing media landscape where team members are expected to have a versatile and holistic skill set for print, broadcast and online reporting.
Over the course of two years, Digital Media students will learn how to create news for digital platforms, print, radio, and television; operate industry-standard audio-visual equipment; and, artfully use multimedia elements to increase engagement.
Africa Digital Media Institute (ADMI) students gain a competitive edge over their peers by earning Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) certifications in:
ADMI instructors prepare students to successfully pass these exams through a curriculum that leverages Adobe Education learning resources, practice tests, and real-world applications.
Facilities at ADMI
We have invested in top of the range facilities including:
We have invested in cutting edge industry-standard software to ensure that our students learn using the latest technology in the world. We have invested in the following software:
We have very close ties with other facility providers that we can extend our practicals to.
Students graduating from the course will be equipped with the skills they need to thrive in today’s multimedia newsrooms or online publishing.
COURSE DURATION: 4 Terms
CREDITS: 24 contact hours per term and an average of 7 units per term
The Journalism and Multimedia course teaches students how to craft compelling news stories and incorporate multimedia elements to communicate their stories and ideas to their audience. As an Africa Digital Media Institute (ADMI) student, you will follow in the steps of outstanding journalists who have found success as writers, reporters, and editors with newspapers, magazines, non-profit organizations, corporate communication departments, and creative agencies.
By the end of the programme, Digital Media graduates will be able to: