Courses

Institute of Communications, Kerala Media Academy offers three job-oriented Post Graduate Diploma courses of one-year duration with one month internship for Journalism/ TV  Journalism  students and project work facility for Public Relations & Advertising and TV Journalism students.
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Post Graduate Diploma Course in Journalism & Communication (1 Year)

The Post Graduate Diploma Course in Journalism and Communication offered by the Institute of Communication,  Kerala Press Academy is  the best suitable academic training programme   to enter in the field of Journalism for a  aspirant.

Leaning process in this course based on  practical sessions lead by well experienced Journalists turned as journalism Trainers . The practical study programme  involve   Reporting various events  from field , Subbing stories perfectly, Write suitable Headlines and Leads, Prepare Lay out of Newspapers and Magazines and Production, Writing features and articles, Editing photos etc.

At the end of the course a participant will able to

  • Start his/her Journalism career as a Cub Journalist with major media houses operating nationally/ internationally
  • Acquire thorough   knowledge  in “Writing for Media”

Post Graduate Diploma Course in Television Journalism (1 Year)

This course is specially  designed to cater the media industry needs,  considering the  dearth of  professionally trained journalists in television  news industry  of the State and Country as well . The curriculum  of the course insists a “ Learning by  doing” process  and the participants of the course will get real hands on training in Television story telling including making documentaries, Digital Visual Editing , Operation of  Electronic News Gathering (ENG) Camera, Story Board making and Run down management, Muti Camera Shoot etc.

At the end of the course a Participant will able to

  • Join to a Television News Network as an Entry level Reporter or News Producer
  • Make Documentaries
  • Edit Documentaries and Short Films in Final Cut Pro
  • Operate Professional Digital Television Camera

Post Graduate Diploma Course in Public Relations & Advertising (1 Year)

The aim of this course is to mould high quality professionals for Corporate Communication, Advertisement and Public Relations segments of the Media Industry.

The Curriculum of this course covers all areas related to Advertisement industry like production of Advt material, Media Planning , Buying and Selling.  It also gives equal importance to  Corporate Communication and Public Relation segment.

At the end of the course participants will able to

  • Work as a Public Relation Officer in Corporate Communication Departments of Companies and Government institutions
  • Produce Television, Radio, Print advertisement materials in independently
  • Work as Copy Writer / Visualizer with major advertising agencies
  • Start a career as a Media Buyer with Institutions  /Media  Seller  with Media Organizations .

Certificate Course in Video Editing

Apart from  Academic Programmes with one year duration, Institute of Communication, Kerala Press Academy also conducts specialized training programme in Non Linear Video Editing with six months duration. Since 82 % of the Films and Television programme are produced  globally with  Final Cut Pro Editing Mechines, We do give emphasis in hands on training in Final Cut Pro. At the end of the course , the participants will able to work as a independent visual editor and can easily migrate to film or television industry as a Video/Film Editor.

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