Mass communication with Online Journalism
Our Mass communication course teaches you how to become professional and award winning journalist. Our curriculum is designed to enable you practice journalism anywhere in the world after graduation.
We don’t just teach the traditional Mass media of TV, Radio and paper newspaper, we go above and beyond and teach online journalism, digital content creation, Database journalism, integrated communications, advertising, digital public relations, Internet radio, Online TV and social media.
You will learn how to effectively use all traditional and new media platforms and deepen your skills in a specific area at the same time.
From day 1, students will have access to our world class media studio and equipment.
As a student, you will acquire a suite of fundamental media skills from day 1, laying a strong foundation for you as you hone your skill sets in digital journalism and marketing, content marketing, market research and user experience design in the following year. You will develop your skills in top-notch purpose-built facilities that include TV and radio studios, media and multimedia laboratory,
Academic Level: National Diploma (ND)
- Full-time: 2 year
- Part-time: 3 years
- Professional Development/Short courses: varies from 1 to 6 months
- Admission into National Diploma (ND) programmes must pass through the Universal Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) organized by JAMB and meet the prescribed cut off mark.
- Candidates must have at least five credits in relevant SSCE/GCE ‘O’ level subjects.
- Credits in Mathematics, English Language and any other three subjects.
Our assessment methodology focuses on what student can do rather than what they can write during examinations. Students cannot pass a course only by Examination.
Assessment typically includes a combination of coursework (presentations, assignments, essay report writing, in-class tests, research and project work) and/or examinations.
Individual and group projects are assessed through a written report, practical demonstration and oral examination.
We foster strong town and gown relationship with the media industry which gives our students great learning opportunities. Students will work on industry-sponsored projects where you get to integrate your skills and knowledge to solve genuine business challenges for real clients; attend masterclasses and workshops by industry experts that give you insights into the latest media trends; and intern at dynamic media companies or pursue your passion at our in-house studio and digital entrepreneurship hub
There is great opportunities for our student to link up with their counterpart abroad ranging from overseas internship where you will gain exposure to regional and international media developments and work with top talents from all over the world.
Jobs and Career Opportunities after Graduation
Media and communications graduates are sought after at the workplace today. With well-rounded skill sets acquired through this course, you can look forward to pursuing careers in these roles in the media and communications industry upon graduation:
- Advertising Executive
- Content Producer
- Corporate Communications Executive
- Online Journalist
- Marketing Communications Specialist
- Public Relations Specialist
- Research Executive
- Social Media Content Specialist
- UI/UX Designer
- UX Writer
- Or start your own business like popular bloggers