Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) will soon launch short-courses for working journalists, facilitating them to further strengthen their professional skill in relevant disciplines According to the University’s Department of Mass Communication eminent media personnel will be invited to conduct these face-to-face short-courses.
These will help in capacity-building of the media personnel. The department has already prepared outlines of these courses, which will be three-month duration.
The courses include Script writing, Post-Production, Videography, and documentary. AIOU has been providing Bachelors, Masters, MPhil and PhD level education in journalism since 1987.
The university’s graduates are now working in various media houses on important positions.
For the last three years, the university was running two-year degree programme in TV production, that was well-received by the members of the electronic media.
Published in The Express Tribune, June 9th, 2018.