International Career Institute (ICI) - USA

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
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    Tuition Fee
    1199 USD/full
    Tuition fee
    1199 USD/full
    Tuition fee
  • English
    Language
International Career Institute (ICI)s Journalism - USA course is established with seasoned journalists to give you the best in journalism techniques and education. Journalism is a very challenging field so you need to get armed with skills that are desired by employers and appreciated by the public.

About

The ICI journalism course has been designed in association with experienced journalists and teaches you the skills that you need to succeed quickly and conveniently.

This course from International Career Institute (ICI) leads to the awarding of either a Certificate or Advanced Certificate depending on which level you enrol at. The different levels are achieved by the amount of course content and assessments involved within each module at the basic (Certificate), intermediate (Diploma) and advanced (Advanced Diploma) levels.

Course Length

The average time within which students complete studies is:

  • Certificate level: 14 weeks
  • Advanced Certificate level: 31 weeks

Study Mode: Online Learning

This entire course is carried out via Distance Learning (also known as correspondence learning). Distance learning is ideal if you need to adapt around work, family, or other commitments. It is also extremely beneficial should you simply wish to fast track your studies (and career) and not be locked into a timetable.

Our course content and learning experience ensure that your course is relevant and interesting. Learning, tutorial assistance and assessments take place whenever and wherever you are in the country or world. It takes place at your own pace on your own terms to fit your lifestyle. As an ICI student, you’ll never endure a pop quiz, spend countless hours and hundreds of dollars travelling, and never be late with an assignment or for class.

Enrolments statistics reveal that students from the following categories are currently taking advantage of the distance learning experience at ICI:

  • Government, business & industry employers 32%
  • High school leavers 20%
  • Individuals looking to start a business or change career paths 18%
  • Individuals already in the industry looking to formalise and/or update knowledge and seek a promotion 11%
  • Military personal 11%
  • Stay at home mothers 8%

Career Prospects

Our journalism course graduates can begin exciting careers in media, whether in print, TV, radio or online. Gone are the days when journalists scored low in the salary department. Today, there are many opportunities for people who are perceptive and gifted with exceptional writing skills.

Explore a part-time or full-time career in journalism with various establishments such as:

  • Metropolitan newspapers
  • Suburban newspapers
  • Country newspapers
  • Consumer magazines
  • Business magazines
  • Television stations
  • Commercial & community radio stations
  • Public relations / publicity agencies
  • Advertising agencies
  • Book Publishers
  • Or you may wish to work as an independent freelance journalist

Accreditation

This course is recognised and accredited by the International Association of Private Career Colleges (IAPCC). The courses offered by ICI are unique as they take a very hands on approach. Our courses are not designed to teach you just the theory behind the industry they are written and tutored by industry professionals and will fast-track you into a new career of your choice.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date A student can apply at any time for this programme, there is no deadline. More details: Weekly Intake
  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
  • More information

Programme Structure

Course Outline

  • The World of Journalism
  • News Stories
  • Interviewing
  • Law
  • TV and Radio
  • Writing Skills
  • Features and Specialisms
  • Courts
  • Public Administration

English Language Requirements

This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

There are NO previous work or education requirements for entry into any course level. Students may enrol directly into the diploma or advanced diploma levels without completing lower ranked qualifications. Graduates can expect higher course levels to result in higher potential salary, positions and skill capabilities.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    1199 USD/full
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  • National Applies to you

    1199 USD/full
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  • Certificate:$755
  • Advanced Certificate:$1599
  • Pay Upfront - 10% Off = $1079
  • Weekly Instalment Plan - $39 x 31 weeks

Living costs for Los Angeles

1,520 - 2,570 USD/month
Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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StudyPortals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.