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.