Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Media Studies
The program introduces students to the theories, principles, and problems of communications, emphasizing the concept of freedom of information as the cornerstone of constitutional democracy and preparing students for future leadership roles in communications media.
The department recognizes the importance of educating practices for responsible mass communication throughout virtual and physical world settings.
To equip the student with foundational, scientifically derived and practically grounded knowledge, understanding and skills of communication in its widest meaning in mediated, group, interpersonal, mass and intercultural forms.
- Course Sub-Category Media Studies
- Course Level Tertiary
- Qualification Awarded Bachelors
- Awarding Body Daystar University
- CostKSh. 76,920 Tuition Fee Per Semester
- Length Of Course 4 Years
- Class Size
- Course Location/BranchNgong Road
- Mean grade of C+ (plus) and above in KCSE or,
- 5 Credits in IGCSE; Or
- 2 Principal passes in 'A' level or Division 2 in GCE Or 50% from other countries using percentages; Or CPA (K) entry to commerce degree.
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Daystar University offers world class education to students of various nationalities drawn from Africa, Asia and North America. Daystar University has two campuses situated in Nairobi and Athi River. Our programmes are internationally accredited, and our carefully developed curriculum equips students with knowledge and skills that enable them match up to expectations in the job market. Our learning approach includes numerous practical undertakings that provide our students with hands-on experience in their relevant fields.
We understand that for academic success to be achieved, accompanying infrastructure has to be present. That’s why at Daystar University, we continue to develop high class learning facilities that enable our students achieve success within the best available environment. These learning facilities that include a well stocked library, several state-of-the-art computer laboratories and communication studios, enable students develop practical skills as they undertake practical lessons and exercises.
Our faculty has a passion to work hand-in-hand with the students in the quest for knowledge; a synergy that has seen students bring out the best out of them. This involves discussions, lectures, online learning and group discussions. Our administration also plays a very crucial role in ensuring that students have a conducive environment for learning by assisting students individually.
Similarly, we have a great passion for molding individual talents through various co-curricular clubs-sponsored activities that include sports, music, drama and art among others. This has helped students realize their abilities outside the classroom as well as shaping them not just academically, but also physically, socially and academically.
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