Colleges and Universities Offering Diploma in Communication and Media studies in Kenya

  • Course Name: Diploma in Communication and Media studies(Communication and Media Studies)
  • Major Subject: Communication and Media Studies
  • Course Category: Diploma Courses

Institutions Offering Diploma in Communication and Media studies

  • Kenyatta University  Kenyatta University , Nairobi  
    Admission requirements

    (i) Mean grade of C (plain) at KCSE or equivalent with at least C (plain) in English or Kiswahili and at least C- or equivalent in any three of the following subjects: Geography, History and Government, OR one (1) Principal and one (1) subsidiary at KACE or equivalent in the relevant subjects OR Mean grade of C- (Minus) at KCSE or equivalent with a Certificate of at least Credit pass in a relevant field of study from a recognized institution.

    (ii) The direct entry students will be required to have at least a Certificate in Communication and Mass Media or in Environmental Journalism offered by Kenyatta University and should have scored an aggregate mark of 60% and above.

    (iii) Holders of a Certificate in Journalism and/or Mass Communication and proven experience / interest will be considered.

    Course duration: 2 years

    Course content

    (i) Principles of Feature and Specialized writing,

    (ii) Basics of Corporate Documentary and Video Production

    (iii) Essentials of Writing in Communication

    (iv) Fundamentals of TV Production and Directing

    (v) Basics of Advertising

    (vi) Basic Techniques of Print Media Layout and Design

    (vii) Basics of Audio and Video Scripting Techniques

    (viii) Basics of Public Relations

    (ix) Essentials of Copy Editing in Print Media

    (x) Communication Skills

    (xi) Fundamentals of Journalism

    (xii) Basics of Communication

    (xiii) Fundamentals of Radio Broadcasting

    (xiv) Fundamentals of News Writing and Reporting

    (xv) Basics of TV News Anchorage

    (xvi) Media project

    (xvii) Internship/Field Attachment (12 weeks)

    (xviii) Fundamentals of Public Speaking

    (xix) Fundamentals of Audio and Video Editing

    (xx) Fundamentals of Photography and Photojournalism

    (xxi) Essentials of Online Journalism

    (xxii) Principles of Media and Communication Law and Ethics
  • Zetech University Zetech University, Thika  
    Duration: 4 Trimesters

    Minimum entry requirements:
    -Aggregate grade C- and above with a D+ in either Kiswahili or English OR relevant qualification approved by the University Senate.
  • Edumentor Business College Edumentor Business College, Ruai  
  • Pioneer International University Pioneer International University, Nairobi  

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