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. 

 

Objectives

  • 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 a 300-word essay outlining their interest in the field.  They will also be required to take a qualifying 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 

 

Applications have been extended to Friday 30 June, 2017. 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.