Bachelor of Journalism and Communication

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Undergraduate or Graduate Level : Undergraduate Level
Duration of Program : 3 Years

About this Program

you will have focused on the growth and symbiosis of major areas of telecommunications, the role of media in a democratic society, and standards of social responsibility within journalism. You will have reviewed and assessed the main influences on the development of mass media and speculated upon their future.

Courses

Year 1
Semester 2
Course Title Course Code Credit Units Level
THE MEDIA IN HISTORICAL CONTEXT JCO 1203 3 Undergraduate Level
MEDIA, CULTURE AND SOCIETY JCO 1201 3 Undergraduate Level
WRITING SKILLS II JCO 1202 Undergraduate Level
Semester 1
Course Title Course Code Credit Units Level
INTRODUCTION TO JOURNALISM JCO 1101 3 Undergraduate Level
INTRODUCTION TO COMMUNICATION JCO 1102 3 Undergraduate Level
WRITING SKILLS I JCO 1103 3 Undergraduate Level
Year 2
Semester 1
Course Title Course Code Credit Units Level
INTRODUCTION TO ELECTRONIC MEDIA JCO 2101 Undergraduate Level
MEDIA AND COMMUNICATION LAW JCO 2102 3 Undergraduate Level
NEWS REPORTING AND WRITING I (PRINCIPLES, PRINT & PHOTOJOURNALISM) JCO 2103 3 Undergraduate Level
Semester 2
Course Title Course Code Credit Units Level
INTRODUCTION TO PUBLIC RELATIONS JCO 2201 3 Undergraduate Level
MEDIA ETHICS AND SOCIETY JCO 2202 3 Undergraduate Level
NEWS REPORTING AND WRITING II (BROADCAST AND ONLINE) JCO 2203 3 Undergraduate Level
Year 3
Semester 2
Course Title Course Code Credit Units Level
PRINCIPLES OF ADVERTISING JCO 3203 3 Undergraduate Level
SOCIAL AND BEHAVIOUR CHANGE COMMUNICATION JCO 3201 3 Undergraduate Level
COMMUNICATION POLICY, LAW AND REGULATION JCO 3202 3 Undergraduate Level
Semester 1
Course Title Course Code Credit Units Level
MEDIA AND COMMUNICATION RESEARCH METHODS JCO 3101 3 Undergraduate Level
PRINCIPLES OF VISUAL COMMUNICATION JCO 3102 3 Undergraduate Level
COMMUNICATION FOR DEVELOPMENT JCO 3103 3 Undergraduate Level
Year 4
Semester 1
Course Title Course Code Credit Units Level
PUBLIC AFFAIRS REPORTING JCO 4105 4 Undergraduate Level
THE PRACTICE OF PUBLIC RELATIONS JCO 4106 4 Undergraduate Level
COMMUNICATION MONITORING AND EVALUATION JCO 4107 4 Undergraduate Level
ORGANIZATIONAL AND CORPORATE COMMUNICATION JCO 4108 4 Undergraduate Level
INTEGRATED MARKETING COMMUNICATION JCO 4109 4 Undergraduate Level
THE ART OF PUBLIC SPEAKING JCO 4110 4 Undergraduate Level
PRINT MEDIA EDITING, DESIGN AND PRODUCTION JCO 4101 4 Undergraduate Level
ELECTRONIC MEDIA EDITING, PRODUCTION AND PERFORMANCE JCO 4102 4 Undergraduate Level
SPECIALIZED JOURNALISM WORKSHOP JCO 4103 4 Undergraduate Level
ANALYTICAL AND OPINION WRITING JCO 4104 4 Undergraduate Level
Semester 2
Course Title Course Code Credit Units Level
FIELD ATTACHMENT JCO 4211 4 Undergraduate Level
MULTI-MEDIA PRODUCTION JCO 4201 4 Undergraduate Level
PHOTOJOURNALISM WORKSHOP JCO 4202 4 Undergraduate Level
PRINCIPLES OF MEDIA MANAGEMENT JCO 4203 4 Undergraduate Level
PUBLIC RELATIONS WRITING AND PRODUCTION JCO 4204 4 Undergraduate Level
PUBLIC RELATIONS CASES, STRATEGIES AND TACTICS JCO 4205 4 Undergraduate Level
APPLIED STRATEGIC COMMUNICATION JCO 4206 4 Undergraduate Level
RESEARCH PROJECT JCO 4207 4 Undergraduate Level
PROFESSIONAL PROJECT JCO 4208 4 Undergraduate Level
GENDER IN MEDIA AND COMMUNICATION JCO 4209 4 Undergraduate Level
ONLINE/DIGITAL JOURNALISM JCO 4210 4 Undergraduate Level