The Department of Media and Journalism offers a 4 year bachelors degree that will prepare students for a variety of careers. These include but not limited to, jobs in government, print media, broadcast news production, news reporting, editing, magazine journalism, media management, public relations, advertising and communication expertise in different organizations both national and international.a Some Journalism and Media Studies degrees emphasize theory, others focus on production. This program is one of the few in the country that allows students to integrate coursework in media theory, media production, and media management. Whether they are a social activist, editor, producer or media manager, filmmaker, media theorist, web designer or media writer, this program will help them put theory into practice, guided by a faculty of communication and media professionals from all walks of academic, artistic, and commercial life, who strive to be humane and thoughtful citizens in an increasingly mediated world. In an era of rapidly changing information and communication technologies, this B.S.S (Hons.) degree in Journalism and Media Studies can give students the competitive edge they need to break through the noise.
The B.S.S (Hons) degree in Journalism and Media Studies is specially designed for the students who wish to build a career in the booming media industry of the country. The 4-year bachelor program consists of twelve semesters and the courses chosen provide students with a comprehensive grounding in the theories, skills, research and practices which are necessary for analyzing, understanding and working in various communication contexts.
The program consists of core courses which make up 111 credits including internship/monograph (3 credits), and viva-voce (1.5 credits). In addition, 8 GED courses of 24 credits (3 credits each) are also offered.