University of Ghana School of Communication Studies

by Israel Boafo Bansah

The Department of Communication Studies (SCS) was established in 1972 as the School of Journalism and Mass Communications with the objectives of improving the practice and understanding of journalism and mass communication.

University of Ghana School of Communication Studies Courses

  • Current Issues in Communication Studies
  •  Readings in Communication Theory and Research
  • Advanced Communication Research Methods
  • Political Communication
  • Communication and Public Policy
  • Seminar I
  • Seminar II
  • Seminar III
  • Seminar IV
  • Philosophy of the Social Sciences
  • Theories of Communication
  • Gender And Communication
  • Political Economy of Communication
  • Indigenous Communication System
  • Telecommunication
  • New Information and Communication Technologies
  • Communication and Public Opinion
  • Communication History
  • Media Management
  • International Communication
  • Statistics In Communication Research
  • Graphic of Communication
  • Media Ethics and Law
  • Advertising
  • Advance Advertising
  • Public Relation
  • Advance Public Relation
  • Broadcast Journalism
  • Advanced Broadcast Journalism
  • Print Journalism
  • Advance Print Journalism
  • Communication Research Methods
  • Quantitative and Qualitative Analyses
  • Mass Media, Culture and Society
  • Development Communication
  • Communication Theories and Modles

Admission Requirements for Communication Studies

In addition to the University of Ghana’s specific requirements for admission in a Post Graduate programme which can be found here, the following are other requirements for the Department of Communication Studies.

MASTER OF ARTS (MA)

A good first degree in any field of academic study with a minimum of Second Class (Lower Division) from a reputable university is required. The selection of prospective students upon application to the Department consists of an entrance examination and an interview

MASTER OF PHILOSOPHY

MPhil entry is based on Student’s performance in the MA course. 

DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY (PhD)

Admission to the PhD Communication Studies programme requires a relevant masters’ degree (MA/MSc/MPhil) in Communication Studies or related fields. It is limited to candidates whose academic and scholastic records show a potential for successful completion of a doctoral degree programme. The PhD Communication Studies programme is fee-paying and the durations are as follows:

  1.  Full-Time        –  Four (4) years
  2.  Part-Time       –  Six  (6) years

University of Ghana School of Communication Studies Contact Details

Telephone:0302 909786
E-mail:scs@ug.edu.gh
P.O. BoxP. O. Box LG 53,
 University of Ghana,
 Legon
Social Media:Facebook – Department of Comm. Studies UG
 Youtube – Department of Comm. Studies UG
 Instagram – dcs_legon
 Twitter – @dcs_legon
Office Hours: 8:30am-5:00pm

University Of Ghana School Of Communication Studies

by Israel Boafo Bansah

University Of Ghana School Of Communication Studies

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