Certificate in Journalism and Media Studies

Certificate in Journalism and Media Studies is specifically designed for those interested in pursuing a Diploma and or Degree in Journalism and any area of the communication sequences. It seeks to build a strong foundation that can help the trainee build upon as he/she seeks other higher platforms of learning. In addition the trainee can be able to work in a media house and other communication based office.

Target Group

  • Trainees who have a desire to progress in journalism or any communication sequence.
  • Students from any discipline who wish to get knowledge on communication or others who are currently working in other occupations but wish to learn about media procedures.
  • It also serves as a prerequisite to pursuing degree in mass communication or degree in journalism programme in any locally accredited University.

Entry Requirements

Be a holder of KCSE with a minimum aggregate of D+ (Plus)


Be a holder of professional Certificate in a relevant discipline from the institution recognized by Zetech University

Programme Duration and Structure

Certificate in Journalism and Media Studies shall be offered in eight months with two semesters of three months each. Level one has 6 units while level two has 5 units.

Expected learning outcomes

  • Be able to apply the knowledge gained either in a new communication field or improve on built professional career.
  • Develop capacity to improve respective media departments and with strong media ethics.
  • Gain in-depth understanding of media, with a strong bias on the Kenyan Media History, thereby building a strong foundation for future communication fields such as Print or Electronic Media.

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