The MA degree is primarily for students who want to improve their general mathematics education or to teach.
The field of journalism requires professionals willing to seek out information and relay it to the public through newspaper articles or radio and television broadcasting. Journalism is a field that requires individuals to be organized, hard-working, and detail-oriented.
Many programs in Africa take place in a very unusual cultural and physical environment than most students are familiar with in the good old days. Come To Know to adapt to this living conditions is part of fun and the challenge of living there. The challenge is intellectual, emotional and physical.
MA Degree in Journalism and Mass Communication in Africa
This is an advanced study programme that can be completed as a coursework based study programme. This programme is designed to facilitate mastery of a complex and specialised knowledge area within the discipline of Strategic Communication. Due to an increasing convergence of the the Marketing Communications, Corporate Communications and Public Relations the programme will address the integration between these communication discipline. [+]
A dissertation on a theme from the field of Marketing Communication providing evidence of the critical sense and research capability of the candidate is required. A research article that is suitable for publication is also required. [+]
A dissertation on a theme from Journalism that provides evidence of the critical sense and research capability of the candidate is required. A research article that is suitable for publication is also required. [+]
This programme is designed to facilitate mastery of a complex and specialised knowledge area within the discipline of Corporate Communication. The focus of this qualification is on the development of conceptual knowledge and skills at highly abstract levels that will facilitate highly specialised and advanced technical, professional and research skills in corporate communication. [+]
The purpose of this programme is to explore a wide range of forms of human communication from a variety of perspectives that connect the local and the global and are rooted in African contexts and experiences. [+]
A dissertation on a theme from Audiovisual Communication that gives evidence of the candidate’s critical sense and research capability is required. A research article that is suitable for publication is also required. [+]
The MA International Multimedia Journalism concentrates on developing skills for journalists to deliver stories through multiple digital platforms. The content of the course is divided into three sections. Firstly, it will involve critical discussions on the core skills that span the three traditional modes of delivery (print, radio, TV) set against the emerging online international newscape. Secondly, you will undertake project-based learning... [+]
The Masters in Film and Television offers a Professional degree in the discipline of filmmaking, and aims to stimulate learning at a postgraduate level through the application of theory with practice. The following Masters options are available to applicants: (1) MA by course work with research report; (2) MA by dissertation. MA by course work requires that students take three semester-long courses (one of which may be taken outside the division with the permission from the Head of Division). Students undertake research which consists of the production of a short film in documentary, fiction or experimental film genres AND a written research report (10 000 words). Alternatively students may wish to take the dissertation option without the option of a creative project (the written submission here is 20 000 words). Supervision of the creative work and research report is undertaken by lecturers in the Film and Television division. [+]
The AFDA MFA is a unique postgraduate degree program designed for self directed learning and for individuals who have a commitment to: life long learning and professional values; reliability and the capacities for self management, co-operation and team work; the ability to effectively communicate and successfully apply problem solving strategies and spontaneous adaptation to circumstance. [+]
This programme will produce postgraduates with both academic knowledge & professional skills required in media industry. The objective of this program is to nurture students as to become the leaders of the society with a high sense of mortality, skills & insight. It also aims at producing journalists & communicators capable of contributing to the socio-economic & cultural development of the country and thus to promote democratization process. [+]
In consonance with its mandate, the School of Communication Studies offers a 15 month M.A. in Communication Studies, and a two-year M.Phil. in Communication Studies. Both [+]
In consonance with its mandate, the School of Communication Studies offers a 15 month M.A. in Communication Studies, and a two-year M.Phil. in Communication Studies. Both degree programmes have as core courses theoretical as well as profession-based courses.
A first degree from a reputable University at a minimum of Second Class Lower, or an outstanding record from the School’s Graduate Diploma in Communication Studies programme. The selection process for candidates upon application to the School consist of an entrance examination and interview.
Course Duration: 15 Months
Requirements for Graduation (Credit Hours)Course Work: 28 Project/Dissertation: 12 Seminar: 3 Internship (two-month-long): 3 Total Credits Required: 46 [-]