Journalism and Communication Overview

Journalism and Communication Coordinator

Mrs Munetsi 

Call or app +263 779 304 056

 

!!!!!!!!!Enrolment - 2020!!!!!!!

 

ENROLMENTS 2020 - ENROL NOW.

CCOSA College accepting applicants for January 2020.

Admission to CCOSA College Journalism Diploma is competitive. Students are advised to apply early.

CCOSA COLLEGE OFFERS THE FOLLOWING JOURNALISM COURSES

  • v 2 Year Journalism Diploma:
  • v One Year Journalism Intensive Diploma:
  • v 4 Months Short course RADIO,TV and PHOTOJOURNALISM:
  • v  International Communication Diplomacy & NGO Studies Diploma (ICD):

Find information about the enrolment assessment criteria and priority enrolment areas below:

The department of Journalism and Communication offers a two year Diploma in Journalism and Communication. The two year programme is designed to equip students with skills for accurate interpretation and reporting of news events.  It prepares students for careers in the print, broadcast and electronic media.  Graduates can also work in Public Relations, Information packaging and dissemination services, the Publishing Industry and Consultancy in any of these areas. 

Classes start from 0800 to 1600 hours from Monday to Friday with Friday afternoons set aside for co-curricular activities.

Students go through theoretical and practical training for 18 months after which they go for an internship for 6 months to a media or communication organisation where they are expected to marry the acquired classroom theory with the practical aspects of trade.  Upon successful completion of the 2 years of study, students are awarded a Diploma in Journalism and Communication.

Enrolment is done in January and July each year.

The entry qualifications dimension

 NORMAL ENTRY

To be admitted to the programme, a candidate must have:

         A Minimum of 5 ‘O’ level passes including English language.

         A Minimum of 2 ‘A’ Level passes.

 

SPECIAL ENTRY

The candidate should be a practicing media person, Public Relations practitioner, Information Services Personnel. Prospective students with relevant degrees or diplomas can apply.

NB. The candidate should produce evidence from an employer that they are employed or proof of certificates.

MATURE ENTRY

         A Candidate must have 5 ‘O’ Levels including English Language.

         He or she should be 25 years and above.

MODE OF STUDY

 

All students admitted to the Diploma in Journalism and Communication programme are required to attend classes, and strictly no correspondence. Students on the 2 year programme will attend classes for 18 months and there after go on an industrial attachment for 6 months.  If unable to continue classes for any reason, students are required to notify the college so that the contract is officially terminated.

Bring original and certified copies of your certificates when you come to CCOSA College to register as a student!

 

 

 

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