University Of Ghana School Of Communication Studies Programmes

University Of Ghana School Of Communication Studies Programmes

COURSE CONTENT

Year One
Core Courses
COMS 601Communication Theories and Research Methods2 credits
COMS 603Mass Media, Culture and Society2 credits
COMS 605Independent Study2 credits
COMS 607Print Journalism2 credits
COMS 609Broadcast Journalism2 credits
COMS 611Public Relations2 credits
COMS 613Advertising2 credits
COMS 620Seminar3 credits
Electives
Students choose one elective course from the following:
COMS 615Graphics of Communication2 credits
COMS 617International Communication2 credits
COMS 621Communication and Public Opinion2 credits
COMS 623Telecommunications2 credits
Year Two
Core Courses
COMS 602Development Communication2 credits
COMS 605Independent Study2 credits
COMS 614Media Ethics and Law2 credits
COMS 620Seminar3 credits
COMS 634Communicative Skills2 credits
Professional Specialisation – choice of two (one of which must be Print or Broadcast Journalism)
COMS 606Advanced Print Journalism3 credits
COMS 608Advanced Broadcast Journalism3 credits
COMS 610Advanced Public Relations3 credits
COMS 612Advanced Advertising3 credits
Electives
Students choose one elective course from the following:
COMS 618Media Management2 credits
COMS 622New Information and Communication Technologies2 credits
COMS 626Political Economy of Communication2 credits
COMS 628Gender and Communication2 credits
COMS 632Health Communication2 credits
MASTER OF PHILOSOPHY IN COMMUNICATION STUDIES
Same requirements as for MA coursework plus one academic year’s research and thesis.