BA in Media and Journalism

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The four-year Bachelor of Arts degree in Media and Journalism is designed to develop multi-skilled media practitioners for smooth transition into today’s media industry. It will provide students with an in-depth understanding of journalism principles, practical skills and relevant techniques. 



  • Prepare students for a profession in media and or journalism
  • Provide students with a detailed understanding of media and journalism theories, concepts and practices
  • Equip students with the relevant skills to work in environments relating to media
  • Provide a foundation for persons desirous of pursuing postgraduate studies in media and journalism.


Admission Requirements

Applicants must meet the following minimum requirements:

  • Five (5) passes at CXC General Proficiency Level with Grade 1, 2, or 3 OR
  • Five (5) passes at GCE Ordinary Level with Grades A, B or C


NB: English Language must be included in the five (5) passes at Grade one.


Applicants must submit along with their applications, a 300-word essay outlining their interest in the field. They will also be required to take an examination to test their:

  • Facility in Language
  • Knowledge of current affairs
  • Media awareness


Application fee: $60.00

Tuition fee per year: $2,750.00

Administrative fee per year: $320.00 


Early Application Period: January 8, 2018 – March 28, 2018  
Early Application Fee: $10.00 Non-Refundable  

Late Application Period: April 3, 2018 – April 27, 2018
Late Application Fee: $60.00 Non-Refundable


Application forms may be collected from the Office of Student Affairs, Barbados Community College between 9.00 am and 3.00 pm or can be downloaded here


Application fees are non-refundable. Programmes of study which are undersubscribed will not be offered.

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