BA in Journalism & Mass Communication

Explore the BA Journalism and Mass Communication at Academic City

Are you passionate about current events? Do you dream of crafting compelling stories that inform and inspire? If so, then Academic City’s BA Journalism and Mass Communication program could be the perfect fit for you.

This dynamic program goes beyond the traditional classroom, equipping you with the skills and knowledge to thrive in the ever-evolving world of journalism and communication.

Why Choose Academic City’s BA Journalism and Mass Communication Program?

  • Theory Meets Practice: Our curriculum blends theoretical foundations in journalism and communication with practical applications. You’ll gain hands-on experience in areas like news gathering, investigative journalism, ethical communication, and strategic storytelling.
  • Develop In-Demand Skills: Learn to write, edit, and produce content across various media platforms, including print, broadcast, and digital. Master the art of social media management, public relations, and corporate communication.
  • Focus on Employability: Graduate career-ready with a strong portfolio and the confidence to pursue diverse career paths. Become a skilled journalist, social media manager, public relations specialist, or launch a career in broadcast media.
  • Internationally Recognized: Our program prepares you for success in a globalized job market. Gain a comprehensive understanding of communication practices across different cultures and media landscapes.

Coursework and Career Opportunities

The BA Journalism and Mass Communication program at Academic City provides a well-rounded curriculum that equips you with a strong foundation in theory and practical skills. Here’s a glimpse into the coursework you can expect:

  • Core Courses: Fundamentals of Information Technology, Communication Skills, Introduction to Communication Studies, Principles of Macroeconomics, Logic and Critical Thinking, Fundamentals of Journalism, Introduction to Social Psychology, Writing for Media, Language use in Communication, Introduction to Advertising, History of Media, Introduction to Photojournalism, News Reporting, Internet & New Media, Visual Communication, Introduction to Cinema, Fundamentals of Print Journalism, Research Methods, Editing, Advanced Writing for Media, Magazine Journalism, Interviewing & Reporting, Online Journalism, Radio Journalism & Broadcasting, Management & Organizational Behaviour, Theories of Communication, Media Research, Design Workshop, Investigative journalism, Entrepreneurship & New Venture Creation, Media, Culture & Society, Negotiation Skills, Media Criticism, Media Law & Ethics, Development Communication, Issues in Ghanaian Media.
  • Career Prospects: With a BA in Journalism and Mass Communication from Academic City, you’ll be prepared for a variety of exciting careers in the media and communication industry. Some potential career paths include:
    • Corporate Communications Specialist
    • Social Media Marketing Analyst
    • Public Relations Specialist
    • Social Media Manager
    • Broadcast Journalist
    • News Reporter
    • Magazine Writer
    • Editor
    • Online Journalist
    • Radio Journalist
    • Public Relations Officer
    • Media Research Analyst
    • Documentary filmmaker (with additional training)
    • Content Creator

This is not an exhaustive list, and the program’s focus on developing transferable skills prepares you for a variety of communication-related roles beyond traditional media.

Beyond the Classroom

  • Experienced Faculty: Our dedicated faculty consists of industry professionals and academics who bring real-world experience into the classroom, ensuring you learn from the best.
  • Industry Partnerships: Benefit from valuable industry partnerships that offer internship opportunities and connections with leading media organizations.
  • Cutting-Edge Facilities: Access our state-of-the-art media labs and production studios to hone your practical skills and gain experience with industry-standard equipment.

Ready to Make Your Mark?

If you’re looking for a BA Journalism and Mass Communication program that fosters creativity, critical thinking, and prepares you for a successful career in the dynamic world of media and communication, then look no further than Academic City University College.

Visit our website today to learn more about the BA Journalism and Mass Communication program and take the first step towards an exciting future!

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