The Institution offers programmes leading to the award of diplomas in Mass Communication. These programmes are also available on part-time basis during weekends. The full-time diploma programme is of two year duration while the part time equivalent is three years.
Nigerian Institute of Journalism (NIJ) Admission for ND, HND, PGD and Special Programmes for 2019/2020
National Diploma (ND) – Mass Communication [Full Time & Part-Time]
Higher National Diploma (HND) – Mass Communication [Full Time & Part-Time]
Post Graduate Diploma (PGD) – Broadcast Journalism [Full Time & Part-Time], Print Journalism [Full Time & Part-Time], Public Relations/Advertising [Full Time & Part-Time]
Proficiency Certificate – Photo Journalism, Communication & Writing Skills, Basic Photography, Sports Report and Presentation.
National Diploma, Mass Communication
Five Credit passes in the WAEC or NECO Senior Secondary Certificate Examination or its equivalent in five subjects including English Language and Mathematics.
Students’ enrolment and admission is through (JAMB) Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). At the end of the course, successful candidates are awarded National Diploma.
Higher National Diploma (HND) –
Five Credit pass as it is for admission into National Diploma
National Diploma in Mass Communication with minimum of Lower Credit from a recognised and NBTE-accredited institution.
(c) Evidence/Proof of a one-year mandatory Industrial Attachment. Admission is done directly by the Institution. At the end of the course, successful candidates are awarded Higher National Diploma in Mass Communication.
Post Graduate Diploma (PGD)
The programme is separated into three specialised areas of Mass Communication:Print Journalism, Broadcast Journalism, Public Relations and Advertising. The programme is of Two semester (One Academic Session) duration for Full Time and Three semester for Part Time students. The programme is designed to expose and equip the students with the fundamental principles and theoretical framework of Mass Communication practice. Every student in all sequences apart from their professional courses, take these core courses: Foundation of Mass Communication, Theory of Mass Communication, Mass Media Law and Ethics, Mass Communication Research Methods; Communication for Development, Media Management and Topical Issues in Mass Communication.
First Degree or Higher National Diploma from a recognized institution
Method Of Application
Interested applicants should Click here to begin application process.
This year application for admission will close on Tuesday, July 30, 2019