Journalism Course 2023

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St. Joseph’s Community College
in Collaboration with
St. Joseph’s College (Autonomous) & Lead Trust, Bangalore

6 Month Certificate & 1 Year Diploma Course in Journalism

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Media in India has played a crucial role in our development as a society. The free press continues to exert influence as they inform and educate us.

However, there is a growing concern about the deteriorating ethical & professional standards in media today and about the under-representation of women and marginalized communities in media houses.

With the 24/7 news cycle and proliferation of fake news on social media, there is more need than ever for trained journalists to produce quality content.

If you have a strong desire to cover current events and trends while communicating with the public, this is the course for you.

Our Journalism program is designed to help you start your career as a reporter, whether you are a new student or someone with a degree in a different area who is shifting career goals. Instructors with real-world experience will teach you theoretical and practical skills that will enable you to seek entry-level employment in news and feature writing for newspapers, magazines, community journals, websites, radio and television.

Take the first step on the path to your new career and enrol in the Journalism program.


  • 6 Month Certificate Course in Journalism
  • 1 Year Diploma Course in Journalism

Who can apply?

Both our 6 month certificate course and 1 year Diploma course are open to people from the age of 18 with a minimum qualification of 12th standard. Graduates and postgraduates can also apply.

Course Structure

This is an intensive activity-based course requiring students to put in 10-12 hours per day, 6 days a week.

Our unique curriculum covers a wide range of subjects that are grounded in the demands and needs of the media industry.

  • Newspaper Reporting
  • Videography
  • Photography
  • Writing Skills
  • Public Relations (PR)
  • Layout Design
  • Social Media Tools
  • Content Writing
  • Psychology
  • Political Science & more

The course also includes:

  • Interactive classroom teaching with media experts and practising journalists
  • Discussions With renowned Journalists
  • Fieldwork and internship opportunities
  • Practical assignments to develop skills, explore creativity & gain experience

 Course Fee

Rs. 15,000 /-

6 Month Certificate Course

Rs. 30,000 /-

1 Year Diploma Course

Financial Aid

Up to 100% scholarship will be provided to students based on merit, financial background and performance in the selection interview.

LEAD Journalism Fellowship

Outstanding students will be selected for LEAD Journalism Fellowship of Rs. 50,000 /- per student.

Course Start Date

29th March 2021

Interested candidates to send applications by 20th March 2021.

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