The University conducted an extensive market survey prior to the designing of the programme which revealed a critical and acute shortage of specialists in corporate communications as well as media management. There were also glaring gaps in professional development and training in line with the discipline of Journalism.
Why Study the Programme
Upon completion of the prescribed course of study for Diploma in Journalism the graduate will have acquired knowledge, skills and abilities to be able to
By the end of the two year course, the learner should be able to:
The programme is meant to meet the current needs for Journalists with a broad based training, who are at the same time specialists in a given area of media. This programme has been designed to deepen and broaden the students’ practical knowledge and skills in Journalism in preparation for the media market, self-employment as well as for further studies at related degree level.
To be admitted into the Diploma in Journalism programme, a student must fulfill the following requirements:
Mean grade of C and above in the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) or other qualifications recognized by the senate and grade C plain in Kiswahili and English.
Exemptions and Credit Tranfers
Programme Start Dates
Every January, May and Sept