To provide prospective learners of the Journalism and Media Industries with a body of relevant and current knowledge which will:
- Increase and broaden their employment opportunities within the industries
- Provide them with an extensive theoretical and practical knowledge base on which to build their careers and enable them to progress to higher levels of the Journalism and Media Industries
- Increase and broaden their understanding of contemporary multi-platform journalism skills, and their awareness of the emerging digital media landscape and the new opportunities which are becoming available.
The ICM Diploma in Journalism is also suitable for working journalists, who wish to broaden their skills and knowledge base, and who require appropriate qualifications for career advancement or promotion purposes.