Colleges and Universities Offering PhD in Mass Communication in Nigeria

  • Course Name: PhD in Mass Communication()
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Institutions Offering PhD in Mass Communication

  • Babcock University Babcock University, Ilishan Remo  
    Course entry requirements:
    -Applicants are required to have a Master’s degree in Mass Communication with at least 60% pass (4.00 on a 5-point scale). Candidates are required to submit official transcripts for verification.

    a. Candidates with a CGPA of between 3.50 and 3.99 on a 5-point scale or between 55 -59% in the Master’s degree in Mass Communication, may be admitted into the PhD programme on the condition that they successfully complete a minimum of 16 credit units of remedial courses at Master’s level coursework in Mass Communication at Babcock University with a CGPA of not less than 4.00 on a 5-point scale before commencing any coursework in the PhD in Mass Communication programme.

    b. Candidates with a CGPA of between 3.00 and 3.49 on a 5-point scale or 50 -54% at the Master’s level shall be admitted into the MPhil Programme which shall run for 2 years (4 semesters). In the first year, the MPhil candidate will be expected to complete the first year (2 semesters) of PhD coursework. In the second year, the MPhil candidate will complete the MPhil program, with a supervised MPhil thesis. The MPhil must be completed with a minimum of 60% for the candidate to be eligible for regular admission into the PhD in Mass Communication. After the successful completion of all requirements for the MPhil, the candidate may directly proceed to the second year of the PhD programme. However, credits in the MPhil years will not count for the last two years of the PhD.

    An MPhil in Mass Communication from Babcock University, with a minimum proficiency level of 60%, will count for the first year of the PhD programme, with the student commencing with the activities of the 2nd year of the PhD programme of studies. If the student has an MPhil in Mass Communication from any other institution, with a minimum proficiency level of 60%, the student will commence with the first year of the PhD programme of studies.

    c. The candidates must have satisfied:
    -The Department in a selection process, and
    -All other admission requirements of the College of Postgraduate Studies.
  • Covenant University Covenant University, Ota  
    Areas of Specialization
    1. Advertising and Marketing Communication
    2. Broadcast (Radio and Television)
    3. Print/Online Journalism (Newspaper, Magazine, and Online)
    4. Public Relations/Public Affairs

    Course entry requirements:
    -Applicants shall possess the Bachelor and Master’s Degrees of Covenant University or any other University recognized by the Senate of Covenant University in the relevant disciplines. To qualify for direct entry into the Ph.D degree programme, a candidate shall have a minimum CGPA of 4.00 on a 5.00 scale or equivalent (60%) in the Master’s (M.A/M.Sc/M.Eng/M.Tech) degree result.

    Course duration: 3 years

    Mode of study: Full time
  • Benue State University Benue State University, Makurdi  
    Admission criteria:
    1. The programme is open to candidates, who in addition to a first degree, hold a Master degree in Mass Communication of the
    Benue State University or any other recognized University.
    2. Candidates must meet the University's minimum requirements for admission and matriculation. In addition, each Ph.D programme application must be accompanied by an outline of the proposed research to be undertaken by the applicant.
  • Baze University Baze University, Abuja  
    Course duration: 36 months

    Mode of study: Full time
  • Kwararafa University Kwararafa University, Wukari  
  • Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University, Ihiala  
  • University of Ilorin University of Ilorin, Ilorin  
  • National Open University of Nigeria National Open University of Nigeria, Lagos  
  • Bingham University Bingham University, Karu  
  • Al-Hikmah University Al-Hikmah University, Adewole  
  • Novena University Novena University, Ogume  
  • Mountain Top University Mountain Top University, Makogi Oba  

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