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School of Management and Social Sciences

BSc. Mass Communication

This degree is designed for individuals passionate about information dissemination and want to make a career out of it. It is suitable for both secondary school graduates and those with prior experience in the field. The programme provides a comprehensive education in the principles and practices of mass communication, preparing students for a dynamic career in the industry.

Tuition Per Session

₦300,000

₦280,000

Tuition Per Semester

₦150,000

Introduction to BSc. Mass Communication

Start your bachelor’s degree in Mass Communication

Are you passionate about crafting stories that captivate audiences? Do you dream of shaping the way information is shared and consumed? If so, a Bachelor of Science in Mass Communication (BSc. Mass Communication) could be the perfect path for you.

This exciting programme equips you with the knowledge and skills to thrive in the ever-evolving media landscape. You’ll delve into the theory and practice of communication, learning how to create compelling content for various platforms. Whether you’re drawn to journalism, advertising, public relations, or filmmaking, a BSc. Mass Communication provides the foundation you need to launch a rewarding career.

Our programme goes beyond traditional textbooks. We offer an engaging and practical learning experience.

Why you should apply for BSc. Mass Communication:

Applications for September 2024 admission is ongoing.

Apply before 30th September 2024, to secure your place. Discount applies for full year’s payment.

Programme Summary

Study Level

BSc. Mass Communication

Study Duration

8 Semesters

Mode of study

Blended Learning

Tuition per session

₦300,000

₦280,000

Tuition per semester

₦150,000

Curriculum

Programme Outline

Our curriculum is designed to empower you to become a skilled and adaptable communicator in today’s ever-evolving media landscape. We go beyond traditional textbooks to offer an engaging and practical learning experience, with a comprehensive range of subjects, including media writing and storytelling, media production and editing, media law and ethics, digital media and social strategies, and more.

1st Semester Units
Communication Skills in English I 2
Introduction to Human Communication 2
Foundations of Broadcasting and Film 3
Introduction to Advertising 2
Introduction to Book Publishing 2
Introduction to Photojournalism 2
History and Development of Mass Communication 2
Use of Library, Study Skills & ICT 2
2nd Semester Units
Nigerian Peoples and Culture 2
Writing for the Media 2
Principles of Public Relations 2
Introduction to New Writing 2
African Communication Systems 2
Introduction to Electronic Media 3
Communication Skills in English II 2
1st Semester Units
Entrepreneurship and Innovation 2
History of Nigerian Media 2
Critical and Reviewing Writing 2
Feature Writing 3
Techniques in Book Publishing 2
Radio/TV News Reporting and Production 2
Drama, Film, and Documentary Production 2
Basics of Screenwriting and Film Animation 2
Writing for Public Relations 2
Advertising Media Planning 2
2nd Semester Units
Philosophy, Logic and Human Existence 2
Editing and Graphics of Communication 3
Advanced and Specialised Reporting 3
Manuscript Editing, Layout and Design in Book Publishing 2
Radio/Television Programme Writing 2
Presentation and Performance 2
Marketing Foundations for Public Relations and Advertising 2
Advert Copywriting 2
Fundamentals of Media Relations 2
1st Semester Units
Theories of Communication 2
Data Analysis in Communication Research 2
Mass Communication and Politics 2
Gender and Communication 2
Newspaper Management and Production 2
Photojournalism Research and Management 2
Commentary, Critical Writing and Public Affairs Broadcasting 2
Film Production and Screen Directing 2
Advertising and Public Relations Research 2
Consumer Affairs 2
2nd Semester Units
Peace and Conflict Resolution 2
Venture Creation 2
Foundations of Communication Research 2
Online Journalism 2
Foreign Correspondence 2
Investigative Journalism 2
Broadcast Programming, Management and Operations 2
International and Foreign Broadcasting 2
Organisation and Management of Advertising and Public Relations Agencies 2
International Public Relations and Advertising 2
1st Semester Units
International Communication 2
Media Attachment/Internship 2
Mass Media Law 2
Message Design for Development 2
Media Management and Administration 3
Immersive Communication 2
Information Security and Digital Media 2
2nd Semester Units
Communication and Society 2
Original Research Project 4
Mass Media Ethics 2
Communication for Development 2
Community Media and Relations 2

Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements for BSc. Mass Communication

The entry requirements for a bachelor’s degree in Mass Communication at Miva Open University are stated below:

A copy of your O’Level result

The result must include a minimum of five credits in the following subjects in not more than two sittings:

Please note that submission of Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) results is not mandatory at this stage. However, upon admission to the university, the provided results will be thoroughly verified for authenticity and compliance with the stated criteria, including JAMB Regularisation.

Careers

Potential roles for BSc. Mass Communication degree holders​

Career Options

With a Bachelor of Science in Mass Communication from Miva Open University, you will be prepared for a variety of careers in the mass media field. Some potential career paths include:

Tuition

Payment Plans

Miva Open University offers a flexible payment plan for its degree programmes. You may choose to pay the year’s fee or per semester.

Tuition Per Semester

Pay Per Semester. No hidden charges. No additional costs.

₦150,000

Discount applies for full year’s payment.

Tuition Per Session

Pay Per Session. No hidden charges. No additional costs.

₦300,000

₦280,000

Discount applies for full year’s payment.