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National Diploma in Journalism (Multi-Media) (Level 5)

BM0901

Programme Regulations

These regulations should be read in conjunction with the Institute's Academic Regulations, clause 2 General Programme Regulations.

Schedule of Modules

Group A (compulsory modules)

Module Code Module Name Level Credits Pre-requisites Co-requisites
BS00117BShorthand 80wpm310  
BM27218News Gathering525  
BM27219News Writing525  
BM27220Maths for Journalists55  
BS27221Court, Media Law, Ethics515  
BM27222Current Affairs Role of Media55  
BM27223Local Government55  
BM27224Maori News Feature55  

Group B (elective modules - candidates are required to complete a minimum of five of these modules)

Module Code Module Name Level Credits Pre-requisites Co-requisites
BM27225Diversity News Feature55  
BM27226Feature Writing: Magazine55  
BM27227Feature Writing: Newspaper/ Internet55  
BM27228Photography55  
BM27383Layout and Design55  
BM27384Radio News 55  
BM27385Television News55  
BM27386Internet Research55  
BM27387Video for Internet55  

* Please note that not all electives will be offered in any given year.

Group C (online modules)

Module Code Module Name Level Credits Pre-requisites Co-requisites
BMJO501Journalism 1530  
BMJ0502Journalism 2530  
BMJO503Journalism 3530  
BMJO504Journalism 4530