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|Tuition Fees:||$1,216 /year|
|Applications Begin:||June 2020|
|Final Award:||Bachelor of Journalism|
|Start Date:||January 2021|
|Academic Unit:||Faculty of Media and Communication|
|Application Deadline:||19 November 2020|
The Faculty of Media and Communication is one of the largest providers of practice-based media education and related subjects in Kenya. Whether you aspire to be a newspaper reporter, magazine columnist, a TV/radio announcer, or reporter, or graphic designer, a Certificate, a Diploma or Degree in Mass Communication will equip you with the necessary skills and knowledge.
Students produce their own magazine, short films, TV and Radio programmes from the MMU 99.9 FM Radio station. Training is conducted in state-of-the art media studios equipped with the latest video and audio editing suites, providing students with a stimulating and exciting context in which to undertake their studies.
– The programme takes 4 years
KCSE mean grade of C+ and a minimum of C+ in English and Kiswahili or A-Level Two principal passes and One subsidiary pass in Relevant subjects or relevant professional qualifications approved by the University Senate. Successful Diploma graduates with at least a CREDIT Pass will join in 2nd Year
**Applications should be made on prescribed forms obtainable from the MMU website (www.mmu.ac.ke) or the office of Corporate Affairs at MMU Main Campus OR the Director’s Office at MMU Nairobi CBD Campus located at Uniafric House, Fourth Floor, Loita Street, upon payment of a non-refundable application fee shown: CERTIFICATE = Kshs.500.00; DIPLOMA = Kshs.500.00; BACHELORS = Kshs.1000.00; MASTERS = Kshs.1500.00
Applicants should provide the following documents:
– Copy of National ID / Passport / Birth Certificate OR any other document(s) that can be used to identify the new Student.
– Copy of KCSE result slips/KCSE Certificate, Leaving Certificate and any other Academic transcripts (where applicable).
– 4 Coloured Passport Photos
– Medical Report
** The Multimedia University of Kenya has three intakes: January (Application Deadline = 19 November 2020), May (Application Deadline = March 2021) and September.
Career opportunities for this programme include:
– Broadcast journalist
– Editorial assistant
– Magazine features editor
– Magazine journalist
– Newspaper journalist
– Political risk analyst
– Press sub-editor
– Publishing copy-editor/proofreader
– Web content manager
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Tuition fee per year for Kenyan Students = Kshs 133,800
Tuition fee per year for International Students = Kshs 160,560
– Students from Countries in the East African Community (EAC), pay the same amount as Kenyan Students. The six countries in the East African Community include; Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, Tanzania, and Uganda.
– International students who are not in the East African Community (EAC), pay 20% more than the others for tuition fees.
All students must pay full fees on the reporting day. The payments will be in form of bank deposit slips with their full names and admission numbers written on them as they appear in their Letter of Offer.