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Communication studies is a field of academia that examines the process of human communication, including the creation, delivery, and receiving of both verbal and non-verbal messages. At its core, communication studies cuts across socio-economic, political, and cultural contexts, dealing with how meaning is generated in interpersonal, private, public, and mass communication settings.

B.A Media and C communication Studies is a multi-disciplinary area of practice that blends several interrelated disciplines, such as mass communication, health communication, intercultural communication, political communication, communication, rhetorical theory, scientific communication, gender studies, and interpersonal communication.

Communication has always been central to how we as humans interact, learn, work, grow and make a difference in our societies. In the current times we live in, the study and practice of communication have become an exciting and transformative field linked with politics, corporate industry, education, health, media, government, and non-profit organizations. Studying communication at our renowned Department offers you a prestigious and valuable pathway to understand, manage, and lead the communication revolution in these sectors and more.

BSc. (Communication Studies) Degree

The School of Communication Studies offers a four-year undergraduate course leading to the BSc. (Honours) Degree in Communication Studies

Bachelor BSc Communication Studies At KNUST Entry Requirement

Wassce Applicants

Credit passes in THREE (3) Elective Subjects from any ONE (1) of the following options.
(i) THREE (3) Electives from Group A OR
(ii) Two (2) from Group A and One (1) from Group B OR
(iii) One (1) from Group A and Two (2) from Group B:

Group A: English Literature, Ghanaian Language (e.g. Twi, Fante, Ewe, and Ga), Foreign Language

Credit passes in THREE (3) Elective Subjects from any ONE (1) of the following options.
(i) THREE (3) Electives from Group A OR
(ii) Two (2) from Group A and One (1) from Group B OR
(iii) One (1) from Group A and Two (2) from Group B:

Group A: English Literature, Ghanaian Language (e.g. Twi, Fante, Ewe, and Ga), Foreign
Language (e. g. French, Igbo, Wolof, and Yoruba)
Group B: History, Geography, Economics, Religious Studies, Government, Business
Management
(b) Credit passes in any THREE (3) Elective Subjects e. g. French, Igbo, Wolof, and Yoruba) Group B: History, Geography, Economics, Religious Studies, Government, Business Management

A Level Applicants

(a) Applicants must have FIVE (5) credits at the O’ Level, including English Language and Mathematics plus THREE (3) A’ Level passes or equivalents in the TWO (2) Subject
Groups below:
(a). Either all Subjects from Group A or

(b). Two (2) subjects from Group A, and one (1) subject from Group B ( c). One (1) subject from Group A, and Two (2) subjects from Group B
GROUP A: English Literature, Ghanaian Language (e.g. Twi, Fante, Ewe, and Ga), Foreign Language (e. g. French, Igbo, Wolof, and Yoruba)
GROUP B: History, Geography, Economics, Religious Studies, Government, Business Management. They must also have a pass in General Paper
(b) Applicants must have FIVE (5) credits at O’ Level, including English and Mathematics plus THREE (3) A’ Level passes. They must also have a pass in General Paper.

Mature Applicants

(a) Applicants must be at least 25 years at the time of submitting the Application.
EITHER
FIVE (5) Credits at the O’ Level, including English and Mathematics, plus credits in THREE (3) of the following: English Literature, Ghanaian Language (e.g. Twi, Fante, Ewe, and Ga), Foreign Language (e. g. French, Igbo, Wolof, and Yoruba) and other general Arts subjects.
OR
(a) WASSCE/SSSCE credits in THREE (3) Core Subjects (English Language, Mathematics, and Integrated Science), plus Credit passes in THREE (3) Elective Subjects from any ONE
(1) of the following options.
(i) THREE (3) Electives from Group A OR
(ii) Two (2) from Group A and One (1) from Group B OR
(iii) One (1) from Group A and Two (2) from Group B:
Applicants must also pass a written examination and an interview.
(b) Applicants must be at least 25 years at the time of submitting the Application.
EITHER
FIVE (5) Credits at the O’ Level, including English and Mathematics.
OR
WASSCE/SSSCE credits in THREE (3) Core Subjects (English Language, Mathematics, and Integrated Science) plus credit passes in any THREE (3) Elective Subjects. Applicants must also pass a written examination and an interview.

Diploma / Top-Up Applicants

(b) Applicants must have a diploma (Second Class Lower or better) in Communication Studies or a related course; e.g. Archival Studies, Journalism, and International Relations.

 

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