Eligibility for admission to the Diploma in Communication Studies programme is as follows:
Senior Secondary School (SSS) Certificate holders are required to satisfy the following basic requirements:
Passes in three subjects, namely English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science (for Science candidates) OR English, Mathematics and Social Studies (for non-science candidates).
The grade in English Language should be C.
Additionally, Science candidates should have, at least, a Grade E pass in Core Social Studies, while non-Science candidates should have, at least, a Grade E pass in Integrated Science.
Passes in three (3) elective subjects are also required;
In determining eligibility for admission, a candidate’s score in the three (3) core and three (3) elective subjects should not exceed aggregate 24.
Candidates must possess GCE ‘O’ Level with credits in five (5) subjects, including English Language, Mathematics and a Science subject, plus three (3) GCE ‘A’ level passes and a pass in General Paper.
Candidates must be at least 30 years old and must possess the GCE ‘O’ Level with credits in five (5) subjects, including English Language, Mathematics and a Science subject. They must also have had a minimum of five (5) years professional working experience in a relevant communication-related field such as Journalism, Public Relations, Advertising or Marketing. Serving employees are also required to show evidence of study-leave and sponsorship.
AFRICAN AND FOREIGN STUDENTS
Foreign students who hold qualifications equivalent to those previously listed are eligible for admission. Evidence of command of English Language at the GCE Ordinary Level or its equivalent is required.
MODE OF APPLICATION
Applicants are required to complete and submit application forms obtainable at the Institute at a fee and returned to the Registrar at a designated time.