Colleges and Universities Offering Postgraduate Diploma in Mass Communication in Nigeria

  • Course Name: Postgraduate Diploma in Mass Communication(Mass Communication)
  • Major Subject: Mass Communication
  • Course Category: Post Graduate Diploma Courses

Institutions Offering Postgraduate Diploma in Mass Communication

  • Bowen University Bowen University, Iwo  
    Course entry requirements:
    (i) All candidates are to have five credit passes including English Language and Mathematics where applicable.

    (ii) Candidates with Bachelor’s Degree from an approved University must obtain a minimum of pass degree in the relevant programme

    (iii) Holders of HND in relevant programmes from approved institutions with a minimum of Lower Credit may also be considered for admission.

    Candidates in regular employment or employed at Bowen must indicate such and must submit with their applications, formal letter of release to Postgraduate College.

    Applicants who are not graduates of Bowen University must request their former Universities or institutions to forward directly to the College Administrator, College of Postgraduate Studies, Bowen University their academic transcripts as applicable.
  • Nigerian Institute of Journalism Nigerian Institute of Journalism, Lagos  
    The following are the specialized areas of the above program
    (i) Broadcast Journalism

    (ii) Public Relations and Advertising

    (iii) Print Journalism




    Course content
    (i) Communication for Development

    (ii) Topical Issues in Mass Communication

    (iii) Media Management

    (iv) Foundation of Mass Communication

    (v) Theory of Mass Communication

    (vi) Mass Media Law and Ethics

    (vii) Mass Communication Research Methods



    Entry requirements: First Degree or Higher National Diploma from a reputable institution


    Program duration: Two semesters (One Academic Session) duration for Full Time and Three semesters for Part Time students.
  • Babcock University Babcock University, Ilishan Remo  
    Course entry requirements:
    -Have an undergraduate degree in any discipline other than Mass Communication; an HND in Mass Communication; an HND in a non-mass communication field or any other discipline or any appropriate qualification from Babcock University or any other university/polytechnic recognized by the senate of Babcock University.
    -Have obtained the equivalent of a minimum of 3.0 CGPA in the degree or HND
    -Have satisfied the Department in a selection process.
    -Have satisfied other admission requirements of the College of Postgraduate Studies.
  • Akwa Ibom State University Akwa Ibom State University, Ikot  
    Course entry requirements:
    (a) SSC or its equivalent with credit passes in five (5) relevant subjects including English Language, Mathematics, Literature in English and any other two subjects at not more than two sittings.
    (b) Higher National Diploma with not less than Upper Credit and/or professional qualification cognate to Mass Communication or related discipline from a recognised institution.
    (c) Third Class Division at Bachelor’s Level in a discipline other than Journalism or Mass Communication from a recognised University.
  • Benue State University Benue State University, Makurdi  
    Course entry requirements:
    a. Bachelor's degree of any discipline not less than 2 Class
    Lower. Third (3rd) Class Bachelors’s Degree in Mass Communication is also Acceptable
    b. HND Mass Communication with a Lower or Upper Credit and at least five years Post Qualification Experience may also be
    Considered.

    Course duration: 3 semesters
  • Edo State University Edo State University, Uzairue  
    Course entry requirements:
    -A First Degree not less than Third Class Honors in relevant fields may be considered.

    -Candidates with HND in relevant field may be considered.

    -Any relevant professional qualification
  • Nnamdi Azikiwe University Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka  
    Specialization options:
    i.) Print Journalism
    ii.) Electronic Media/Broadcasting
    iii.) Public Relations and Advertising (PRAD
    iv.) New Information and Communication Technologies (NICTs)/New Media
  • Paul University Paul University, Awka  
    Course Duration: 2 semesters

    Mode of Study: Full time
  • Baze University Baze University, Abuja  
    Course duration: 12 months

    Mode of study: Full time
  • Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University, Ihiala  
  • Caleb University Caleb University, Lagos  
  • Al-Hikmah University Al-Hikmah University, Adewole  
  • University of Mkar University of Mkar, Mkar  
  • Samuel Adegboyega University Samuel Adegboyega University, Ogwa  
  • Novena University Novena University, Ogume  




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