Admissions

A.         Diploma in Communication Programme
Candidates holding West Africa Senior Secondary School Certificate of Examination (WASSSCE)

  1. Passes in three subjects, namely English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science (for Science candidates) OR English, Mathematics and Social Studies (for non-science candidates).
  2. The grade in English Language should be Grade D or better.
  3. Additionally, Science candidates shall be required to pass Social Studies at least at Grade E and non-Science candidates shall also be required to pass Integrated Science at least at Grade E.

Elective Subjects
Passes in three (3) Elective Subjects shall also be required.

Minimum Aggregate
In determining eligibility for admission a candidate’s score in the three (3) Core and three (3) Elective subjects shall not exceed aggregate 24.

G.C.E. Holders
Candidates must possess GCE ‘O’ Level with credits in five (5) subjects including English Language, Mathematics and a Science subject, plus two (2) GCE ‘A’ Level passes and a pass in General Paper.

Mature Candidates
Candidates must be 30 years old and above and must possess GCE ‘O’’ Level with credits in five (5) subjects including English Language, Mathematics and a Science subject.  They must also have had a minimum of FIVE (5) years relevant professional working experience in a relevant communication-related field such as Journalism, Public Relations, Advertising or Marketing.  Serving employees must show evidence of study leave and sponsorship.

B.         Bachelor of Arts (B.A) In Communication Studies
The Degree Programme in Communication Studies offers a concentration of media-focused courses mixed with general social science and arts education.  It is designed to enable students combine study areas from the Social Sciences and the Arts, with theoretical and practical Communication Studies.
The programme is organized to give under-graduate a professional choice in either Journalism or Public Relations.
Accordingly, all enrolled students in the B. A. Communication Studies Degree Programme  pursue one of two sequences or professional areas of study:

  1. Journalism Sequence

The Journalism programme prepares students for careers in newspaper and magazine work, as well as reporting careers in news agency and broadcast journalism.

  1. Public Relations Sequence
The Public Relations programme also prepares students for careers in public affairs and corporate relations management, including press relations and community affairs practice.