MA. Journalism and Mass Communication - Egerton university | Educartis

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2 years
Master/MBA
On Campus

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Course Overview

The Master of Journalism and Mass Communication (JOMC) degree programme is designed to equip graduates with sound theory and professional skills in communication for service in journalistic media, corporate and development establishments and, academic institutions. The programme is tailored to suit professionals ready to take up leadership positions in the industry. This programme will address three key areas of specialization namely Print and Electronic Journalism, Development Communication, and Corporate Communications.
This programme seeks to critically problematise media and journalism issues whilst offering skills and knowledge required to address gaps in the media industry with high caliber graduates. The industry needs professionals who are specifically trained in specific journalism genres such as Pediatrics‗, Peace Journalism, Environmental Communication, investigative reporting and business journalism among others. In addition, the public relations field needs professionals who have board perspective and ready for graduate research and also work as company or institutional image experts.

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How This Course Will Benefit Your Career

The programme aims to provide graduates with skills in media management and practice, development communication, and corporate communication. The objectives of the programme are to:i) Produce professionals capable of taking up leadership, management positions and providing services in communication-related areas;ii) Develop graduates‗ ability to think critically, organize and present arguments and effectively strategize communication-related solutions;iii) To provide graduates with skills to independently gather, analyze and evaluate data and information.
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Admission Criteria

i) The Common university rules and regulations for Masters Degree Programme specified in the EgertonUniversity Statute shall be applicable;ii) Candidates with Second Class (Upper division) Bachelors Degree in Journalism, Communication related disciplines from a recognized university;iii) Candidates with second class (Lower division) Bachelor Degree in Journalism and related disciplines from a recognized university with at least two years relevant working experience;iv) Holders of Bachelors Degree in any discipline with post graduate qualification in Journalism, Mass Media, Communication and related disciplines from a recognized institution shall be considered.

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