Diploma In Communication

    Rationale

    The Diploma in Communication Arts offers specialized training in print and electronic media and provides a broad understanding of the principles and concepts of effective communication.

    The programme is designed for aspiring media and communication professionals.

    In addition to the general communication courses, the learner may specialize in either print or electronic media and will be trained to apply these skills to improve his or her service to the Church and community

 

 

The department prepares students to assess communication needs, develop strategies to achieve communication goals, prepare audience centered communication programmes and products, and work with others to create understanding among various publics.

 

Admission Requirements


Applicants must meet the general admission requirements for the Diploma programme of Daystar University. In addition, applicants for a Diploma in Communication must possess the following:

  • a minimum of grade B- (minus) in English in KCSE, or
  • 500 marks on TOEFL done not more than five years previously, or
  • at least Credit 6 under the old ‘O’ Level system,
  • 60% with systems that use percentages, or
  • a Principle Pass at ‘A’ Level in English

 

Those who do not meet these requirements must take an English pre-test administered by the Department of Humanities. Those who do not pass the test will be required to take an English course for no credit until they have reached a level where they are able to pass the English pre-test. Applicants with no proficiency in typing will be required to take a typing course for which no academic credit will be given.

 

Requirement for Graduation

 


   Credit Hour combinations
     Credit Hours

   Required Courses

 

   15

   Concentration

   24

   30

   Field Project

   6

   

  Electives

 

   12

   Total

   57

   

 

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