Professional Certificate In Media And Journalism

Professional Certificate In Media And Journalism

Media / Creative Design / Fashion

Advertising/ Communication







90 days




CIAPS 21 Adekunle Fajuyi Crescent, Off Adeniyi Jones Avenue, Ikeja, Lagos

Application Deadline:

03 November, 2017

Training Type:


Required Experience:


Start Date:

03 November, 2017


This Professional Certificate in Media and Journalism course is an intensive 3 months programme for those already in or who want to work in print and online journalism news production, public relations and media regulations. A lot of emphasis will be placed on magazines, newspapers and new media. Our ideal candidates will have plans and ambitions to work for newspapers, magazines and other online publications.

It is a hands-on, innovative and dynamic programme that focuses on the strategic elements of news and information production, their management and the rules guiding journalism. Graduates from this course will leave CIAPS with a clear understanding of the essential features of the media industry today. During this programme they will experience different areas of media production and work.

Date for Next Class: Next class starts 3rd November 2017


The Key Modules to be covered in the Professional Certificate in Journalism Programme include:

  • History and Development of Journalism
  • Newsroom in Theory and Practice
  • News Gathering, Editing and Reporting
  • Media Laws and Ethics
  • Communication Skills for Journalism
  • Projects, Practice and Partnership.


At CIAPS, we are proud of our high standards. We are conscious of the fact that much is demanded from our students during their time with us. To support our participants we have put in place a formidable team of academic advisers, experienced librarians and other learning support staff to help students get the best from their academic pursuits.

We are also very proud of our welfare and career services; these services are provided by a team of competent and passionate professionals available to assist students with career guidance, CV preparations and registrations with international professional bodies. We have built, and continue to build, strong connections with reputable organisations that look for high standards and work with high achievers.


Applicants for this course should have a first degree or equivalent (Bachelors, HND). Having a good grade is a major advantage. Applicants without such qualifications may apply, but their applications will be subject to a more complex process and they will be required to demonstrate their ability to successfully follow the programme. In all cases, applicants will be tested by CIAPS through written assessments and verbal interview. Applicants will be deemed successful only if they are judged to possess a good mix of:

  • Imagination and creative thinking
  • Written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability and willingness to learn
  • Sense of responsibility and ability to work in a team
  • Resilience and stability
  • Integrity and respect for others
  • Clear passion for fact-finding and respect for readers

Applicants are highly advised to have access to a laptop or equivalent


Cost of the programme includes:
*Tuition Fees *Learning Material *Ancillary Facilities
Registration Fee: N35,000 Naira.

Programme Fees:The cost for the programme per delegate is 1000 USD (350,000 Naira).

Payment Plan Available
You can register now and pay your course fees later.


This course has been designed with the clear objective of training professionals who will be capable of covering central roles in the media and communications industries. Depending upon their experience and interests, graduates will leave the programme with the required competency and confidence to work in print, digital and PR related organisations as: Editors, Publishers, Journalists, Columnist, Writers, Communication consultants and strategists, Researchers, Copywriters, Regulators


This Professional Certificate Programme consists of six modules made up of twenty-five units. Participants in this course will be offered the opportunity to combine practice in real workplace situations with learning in our Centre.

It is a very interactive programme and each module can have both formative and summative assessment. These assessments can be written, verbal and based on observations.
There are two options for learning:

Classroom at the Centre
Distance Learning and Online

In both cases, final assessments will be marked in London.

To apply, click on this link:

Media Sales Executive (Intern)

Media Sales Executive (Intern)


• Lagos, South West — Nigeria


• Sales / Business Development


• Ecommerce / Retail / Wholesales

Application Deadline:

October 20, 2017

Job Type

Fulltime is recruiting for fulltime Media Sales Executive (Intern).

JOB DETAILS is Nigeria’s 1st online lettings agency and one of Nigeria’s fastest growing internet companies. We provide a comprehensive property rentals platform that helps Lagosians navigate the stressful, frustrating and unstructured Lagos property rental market.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Media Sales Executive (Intern)
Location: Lagos

Job Brief

  • We are looking for a zealous Media Sales Executive to manage the company’s advert publications.
  • You will responsible for overseeing the content and quality of advert publications and for ensuring that features are topical, interesting, informative and to importantly acquire and grow advertising sales for the long term growth of the company.

Job Description

    • Develop a growth strategy for the company’s advert publications which would be focused both on financial gain and customer satisfaction
    • Plan and manage all daily operations concerning the advert publications
    • Coordinate editorial publications and meetings
    • Promote the company’s image by addressing or predicting clients’ objectives
    • Prepare sales contracts ensuring adherence to law-established rules and guidelines
    • Plan and approve assignments for writers and editors
    • Control schedules and enforce deadlines (for writers, photographers, designers etc.)
    • Oversee proofreading procedures and edit copy when necessary
    • Assist in evaluating finalized copy for compliance with policies, style and tone
    • Resolve issues as they arise
    • Attend events on behalf of the company or editor in chief
    • Provide trustworthy feedback and after-sales support



0 year(s)


Bachelor’s Degree/HND


Not Specified



      • Ideally has a basic understanding and interest in wider media issues and a sound understanding of the magazine marketplace;
      • Familiar with the Real Estate industry;
      • Ideally experienced in selling in a competitive consumer environment, preferably national or local consumer media;
      • Exceptional ability in copy-writing and editing;
      • Has proven experience in Advertising sales in Digital and Print Media, selling across digital and social media;
      • A strong track record of selling new business and developing existing media clients through effective Account Management and Relationship building;
      • Results driven, and hungry to grow revenue and achieve results quickly;
      • Has experience selling across both direct and into an agency environment;
      • Has strong communication, proposal generation, negotiation and closing skills;
      • Has experience with developing integrated cross-platform media solutions for clients;
      • Is able to work individually to achieve monthly, quarterly and annual sales targets.
      • Ideally educated to Degree level or equivalent.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to or apply via this link: