MAKERERE JOURNALISM AND COMMUNICATION DEPARTMENT

FORTH COMING CHANGES IN JOURNALISM AND COMMUNICATION AT MAKERERE UNIVERSITY

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FACULTY OF ARTS,JOURNALISM AND COMMUNICATION DEPARTMENT IS FOUND

The department takes in a hundred and sixty students per intake.It is restructuring to become a school.

DR.William Tayeebwa is the head of journalism Department in Makerere.

According to Dr.Tayeebwa,the department is in the process of developing three undergraduate programmes:

  • Bachelor of Journalism and Media Studies
  • Bachelor of Public Relations
  • Bachelor of New Media and Digital Production
  • Masters of Journalism and Multimedia Studies
  • Masters of Strategic and Corporate communication

Restarting  postgraduate Diploma in Investigative Journalism and introduce another Diploma programme in Business Journalism.

Despite the limited facilities,the department started the Journalism@Mak website platform which helps students practice in multimedia production.

CAMPUS FM STUDION FOR JOURNALISM AND COMMUNICATION STUDENTS
CAMPUS FM STUDION FOR JOURNALISM AND COMMUNICATION STUDENTS

The department is preparing to boost equipment for the media computer Laboratory to help students in learning New Media and digital productions.

JESICAH NAWATI IN CAMPUS FM STUDIO
JESSICA NAWATI IN CAMPUS FM STUDIO

The department is in discussion with the Uganda Communications Commission(UCC) to give back Campus FM radio frequency to enhance students radio skills.

visit the link for more information,

https://soundcloud.com/tags/journalism%20changes

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MAKERERE  2015/2016  STUDENTS ADMISSION

History of journalism and communication department of MAKERERE UNIVERSITY by Fred Kakooza gives more about journalism, https://youtu.be/jeucGszJY5w .

A map showing Makerere university where the the department of journalism and communication is located,  click on https://www.google.com/maps/d/edit?mid=zybGdkpwJLDk.k7OTNOTLABFo&usp=sharing

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