School of Information and Communication Studies

Faculty of Social Sciences and Technology (FSST)

School of Information and Communication Studies

List of programmes - Department of Language and Communication Studies

Career Prospects

Our graduates should be able to: design communication programs; be effective communicators; Write and communicate technical information as well as work as Communication officers in various institutions. They should also be able to package messages using appropriate communication choices, possess sophisticated knowledge and develop their own approaches to communication phenomenon.

List of programmes - Department of Journalism and Media Studies

PROGRAMMES OFFERED
MINIMUM ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
DURATION
Bachelor of Technology in Journalism and MassCommunication
  • KCSE Mean Grade C+ (plus) and at least C+ in English or Kiswahili and a pass in Mathematics
10 semesters
Diploma of Technology in Journalism and Mass Communication
  • KCSE mean grade C- (minus) and at least C- in English, C- in Kiswahili and a pass in Mathematics
8 semesters
Diploma in Photography and Audiovisual
Technology
  • KCSE mean grade C- (minus) and at least c- n English, Kiswahili and a pass in Mathematics or
  • Certificate in Photography and Audiovisual

8 semesters
Certificate in Photography and Audiovisual
  • KCSE D+ (plus) with interest in photo journalism
3 semesters

Career Prospects
Our graduates work as writers, reporters or editors in newsrooms – print or electronic – and owing to the practical skills acquired, they will be able to handle journalistic equipment and processes with a lot of aptitude. They also have the choice to work as communications and public relations experts, and will work as the link between the organisation they work for and other stakeholders.

List of programmes - Department of Information and Knowledge Management

PROGRAMMES OFFERED
MINIMUM ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
DURATION
Master of Science in Information and Knowledge Management
  • BSc /BTech in Information Studies upper Second Class Honours or above
Bachelor of Science in Information Science
  • KCSE mean grade C+ (plus) and at least C+ in cluster subjects
Bachelor of Technology in Information Studies
  • KCSE mean grade C+ (plus) and at least C+ in cluster subjects
10 semesters for KCSE
Diploma in Technology (Library & Information Studies)
  • KNEC Cert. in Information Studies or KPUC Cert. in Library Studies or C-(minus)or Div.III
7 semesters
Diploma in Technology (Archive and Records Managements)
  • KNEC Cert. in Information Studies or KPUC in Archives and Records Management or C- (minus) or Div. III
7 semesters
Certificate in: Archives and Records Management • Library & Information Studies
  • KCSE D+ (Plus)
2 semesters