Programme Details

DIPLOMA IN MASS COMMUNICATION


Course Description
The programme involves training and equipping learners with the current technologies in communication and media industry.

Learning Objectives
Upon completion of the programme, learners should be able to:

  • Describe principles of broadcasting
  • Discuss the history of Nigeria mass media
  • Explain reporting and news writing methods
  • Understand principles and practice of public relations

Learning Outcomes

  • Apply critical thinking skills to the understanding of mass media
  • Display an understanding of the historical, ethical and current legal framework in which mass communication has evolved in a global society
  • Demonstrate knowledge of written, visual, multimedia and social media literacies as practiced in the related mass communication industries in the 21st century
  • Develop and use original content for different media formats, including written, visual, radio, internet etc

Job Opportunities
Journalist, Reporters, News Broadcaster, Film Director, Radio Jockey, Editor, Sub-Editor, Public Relations Officer, Critic, Columnist, Freelancer, Media Consultant, etc.

Entry Requirements
The following candidates are eligible to apply: Holders of WASCE/SSCE/GCE/NECO (O Level)/NABTEB or its equivalent with Credit passes in Four (4) subjects at not more than Two (2) sittings to include English Language, Mathematics, and any Two (2) relevant subjects.