Master Of Arts In Journalism & Communication

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Undergraduate or Graduate Level : Graduate Level
Duration of Program : 2 years

About this Program

The MAJC aims at nurturing a home-grown crop of practitioners with the relevant advanced knowledge and skills to deal with the dynamics and complexities of the fast-growing and changing field of journalism and communication.  The MAJC is also aimed at building indigenous capacity to conduct advanced training in this fast-growing field, deepening students’ understanding of Journalism and Communication in the national and international contexts,equiping students with the requisite skills to critically examine the cultural, political and economic context within which communication takes place and to prepare students to cope with the rapid changes in technology and practice in the field of Journalism and Communication.

  • Applicants should have:
  • A bachelors degree in mass communication,journalism,public relations studies,communication studies or a related field.
  • A good PGD in mass communication,journalism,public relations communication studies or a related field.
  • A honours bachelors degree in arts,social science, pure sciences or other related field of study plua atleast two years workong experience in media or communication.

 

Courses

Year 1
Semester 1
Course Title Course Code Credit Units Level
Mass Communication Research Methods MAJC 7101 3 Graduate Level
Media Ethics MAJC 7103 3 Graduate Level
Development Communication (Devcom) MAJC 7106 3 Graduate Level
Mass Communication Theory MAJC 7111 3 Graduate Level
Semester 2
Course Title Course Code Credit Units Level
Media, Democracy and Human Rights MAJC 7202 3 Graduate Level
Graduate Seminar/Colloquium in Communication MAJC 7203 3 Graduate Level
Computer Aided Research (CAR) MAJC 7204 3 Graduate Level
Semester 3 (Recess)
Course Title Course Code Credit Units Level
Advanced News Writing and Reporting Techniques MAJC 7301 3 Graduate Level
Advanced Editing, Design and Layout MAJC 7313 3 Graduate Level
Year 5
Semester 3 (Recess)
Course Title Course Code Credit Units Level
Public Relations Practice MAJC 7308 3 Graduate Level