School of Information and Communication Studies

Faculty of Social Sciences and Technology (FSST)

School of Information and Communication Studies

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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.

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