DIPLOMA IN MULTIFACETED JOURNALISM

SLCJ offers a diploma with specialisation in four streams under its one year programme – Television, Print, New Media and Radio.

This diploma course offers the chance to develop skills and knowledge in two or more related fields of study at the intersection of media, business, design and new communications technologies. It offers a contextual study of the history, theory, ethics and criticism of the various practices, institutions and discourses in media, communication and information. Foundation skills and knowledge for work in the corporate media and information field is provided with a considerable breadth of expertise. 

In this year, SLCJ upgraded the curriculum with subjects which are more updated with modern journalism. In the first semester, all students, irrespective of their chosen medium, are taught the basics of Broadcast, Web and Print. From the second trimester onwards, students learn reporting in their choice of medium. During the second semester, there will be some common courses and some stream-specific courses. This semester will be when students begin to focus on their chosen streams. The bulk of work during the third semester will be dedicated to stream-specific skills-oriented work. At the end of the year, SLCJ exposes students to the internship to media institutions.

Course commences: January 2021

SLCJ is introducing another diploma programme of part-time.  This course will commence on 06th September 2020. 

ADVANCED DIPLOMA IN JOURNALISM

This will be a 15 months course and classes will be held only on weekends. Target audience is mid-career journalists and other professionals.

This diploma is taught by a dedicated staff of professional journalists supported by an adjunct faculty of local & foreign journalists and academics.  The four Core Subjects for the Diploma are Print, Television, Radio and Social Media. Students have to qualify with the necessary credits in all four subjects to obtain the Diploma. At the end of the course, Students should complete professional portfolio and media research. 

The entry qualification is passing G.C.E (O/L) and six months experience in the media field. 

CERTIFICATE COURSE IN NEWS REPORTING, CAMERA AND LIGHTING TECHNIQUES

Duration of this course is 03 months and course content includes familiarization of camera components, shot selection and definition, techniques in multi-camera production, lighting techniques, FTP, Sound Recording and filter Selections. Classes will be on Saturdays. 

Course commences: End October

CERTIFICATE COURSE IN NEWS READING AND PRESENTATION SKILLS

This is a 03 months course and the students will have hands-on experience in news presenting and programme presenting. Each lecture will be conducted by renowned senior presenters. The course is due to commence with breathing exercises. Classes will be on Saturdays.

 

Course commences: End October

CERTIFICATE IN JOURNALISM

The SLCJ will introduce a certificate course titled Introduction to the Media for the students who have sat for the Advanced Level exam. Whatever their future educational or professional plans would be, the course is a great opportunity for students to be a forerunner amongst thousands by acquiring a sparkling ability of communication.

The course curriculum will include creative communication, television media, broadcasting media, print media, social networks, new media and mobile journalism. This course has been designed for those who have studied Communication, literature and Art subjects for Advanced Level. It befits all individuals who studied A/Ls in any other streams too.

Course commences: End October

SOCIAL MEDIA - THE COMPLETE COURSE

This course will help amateurs as well as professionals build their capacity in new media and be equipped in the new millennium. This course will build an engaged the audience to express their essential digital skills in the 21st century.

Further, it will help participants to gain a competitive edge in their profession and improve the knowledge of how to use social media. Duration of this course will be 12 weeks classes will be held on weekdays after 5 pm onwards. The target audience is office employees and beginners in new media.

The course curriculum includes:
Social Media Basics, Optimize Your Digital Profiles, Google Products, How To Use Twitter, Fundamentals of Blogging & Podcasting, Online Graphic Designing, How to Make Viral Videos, Facebook Blueprint & Security, LinkedIn, Online CV & Job Search, Digital Storytelling, Building An Online Community, Useful Online Tools & Mobile Apps and Basics of Social Media Marketing.

Course commences: December

CERTIFICATE COURSE ON PROFESSIONAL TRANSLATION AND INTERPRETATION SKILLS

Another Certificate Course on Professional Translation and Interpretation skills is also due to commence. Those who wish to enjoy real reconciliation, peace & co-existence, there is a golden opportunity to learn professional translation and interpretation through this course.