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WPCS 2.1.5
Tuition Fees:$640 /year
Applications Begin:May 2021
Final Award:Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communication
Start Date:September 2021
Academic Unit:College of Humanities and Social Sciences
Campus:Main Campus
Application Deadline: September 2021
Programme Overview

The rapid growth of the communications sector requires people who are adequately trained in various aspects of mass communication. Indeed, the forces of globalization raise the imperative for adopting better ways of communicating efficiently and effectively.

Mass communication is critical in dealing with institutionalized forms of public message production and dissemination, operating on a large scale. It functions through the complex media of print journalism, radio, television, public relations, and the Internet.

Admission Requirements

This course is designed for students who meet the following minimum requirements.
– At least two principal passes in Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE) or its equivalent.
– Diploma in Journalism or Mass Communication from a recognized institution.

Application Process
Application Fees for Ugandan Students: $14
Application Fees for International Students: $14

Kampala International University admits 3 times in a year; in December/January, March/April and August/September.

Step 1: Pick-up an application form from the Admissions office at any of our Campuses below:
– Admission office at Main Campus in Kansanga, Kampala.
– Western Campus in Bushenyi
– For international applicants in Kenya and Tanzania, visit our offices in Nairobi and Tanzania.
– For other countries, visit the KIU Liaison Offices.
– Alternatively, download an application form from KIU website: Download It Here which can be filled and sent to admissions@kiu.ac.ug

NOTE: Click on the link to complete the online application: https://admissions.kiu.ac.ug  (a scanned copy of the admission letter will be sent to your email, and once the application has been approved, the original copy will be collected from our Main campus in Kansanga (Admissions Office-Online Desk)

The application fee is 50,000Ug.shs for both Ugandans and International students (non-Ugandans). For online applicants, the application fee is paid to the Finance Office when you report collecting the original admission.

Step 2: Complete the application forms clearly and enclose or attach the following:
– 3 photocopies of each ‘O’ and ‘A’ Level Secondary school result slips or equivalent [Diploma and Bachelor Degree] and three certified copies of transcripts of Bachelor and Master Degrees [postgraduate degrees].
– A photocopy of a receipt for payment for the application form.
– 3 recent passport size photographs.
– Photocopies of Birth Certificate/ National ID/ Passport

Step 3: Submit a fully completed form with the required attachments to the following addresses:
– By physical submission – kindly return form and attachments to the Admission office.
– By email – kindly send it to admissions@kiu.ac.ug.
– By post – kindly send to:
The Director of Admissions, Kampala International University
P.O.Box 20000
Kampala-Uganda
Tel: +256-041-266813, +256-392001816, +256-041-267634
Fax: +256-041-501974

Career Opportunities

Career opportunities for this programme include:
– Fashion Photographer
– Film Director
– TV Correspondent
– Producer
– Radio Jockey/ RJ
– Screenwriter
– Sound Engineer
– Sound Mixer and Sound Recordist

Tuition Fees Details
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Tuition Fees for Ugandan Students: $640
Tuition Fees for International Students: $1,326

Tuition Fees for Ugandan Students = 2,360,000 UGX
Tuition Fees for International Students = 4,887,511 UGX
**The Kampala International University reserves the right to change fees without prior notice. However, fee changes are subject to approval by the Governing Council.

Relevant Contact

 
Admissions Office
For Admissions Enquiries
 
Stella Ninyikiriza
Director Of Admissions
 
Adinan Tumuhairwe
Admissions Administrator