Post Graduate Diploma in Data Journalism

Start Date
01 August 2021

End Date
31 July 2022

Duration
2 Years

Program Fee (Yearly)
Rs. 2.5 Lacs

Course Structure

Our one-of-a-kind, one-year programme involves core and elective courses over two semesters. The core courses involve foundational courses such as a survey of how newsrooms around the world have undertaken data journalism. 

 

Other core courses look at ethical issues that have arisen on account of the digital revolution and the fundamentals of statistics and political economy. 

 

Core courses also involve skills such as data analysis with R and data visualisation with Tableau. Between semesters, candidates will have the opportunity to do internships or supervised capstone projects.

 

We aim to prepare candidates to acquire storytelling skills in multiple media thus advancing the frontiers of journalism education and practice. 

Core Courses

  • Data journalism in the newsroom 

  • Special ethical challenges in reporting with data 

  • Data fundamentals 

  • Investigating data sources 

  • Data analysis with R 

  • Data visualisation with Tableau 

  • Multimedia storytelling