Bachelor of Journalism

Bachelor of Journalism

The University of Government and Economics offers Bachelor of Arts in communication studies program with an emphasis in journalism. The 120-credit program, also offered on campus, features coursework that explores how to communicate journalism stories through broadcast, digital media, and print with internships and campus publication opportunities.

Journalists use their curiosity and persistence to bring truth to communities. They work in various media formats, informing the public about important events. With an online journalism degree, students gain the technical training necessary to enter this profession, as well as a flexible skill set that applies in other disciplines and industries.

A bachelor’s degree of journalism prepares students to relay factual information and empower citizens to make informed decisions.

Journalists use their curiosity and persistence to bring truth to communities. They work in various media formats, informing the public about important events. With an online journalism degree, students gain the technical training necessary to enter this profession, as well as a flexible skill set that applies in other disciplines and industries.

Students improve their technical proficiencies with access to a converged media lab facility, where they focus on journalism within framework. The curriculum includes courses such as personal and professional editing, Somali government and politics, and writing for strategic communications.

The online Bachelor of Arts in journalism and media communications program requires students to complete an internship with an organization in the community. A capstone class is also required, in which students meet guest speakers in the journalism field, learn to approach the job search, and make a digital portfolio.

What Is a Journalism Degree?

The Bachelor of Journalism degree offers students a modern blend of fundamental basics, such as writing and reporting, along with an innovative curriculum in the ever-changing world of new media.

Journalism degrees give students practical experience in gathering credible sources, determining the truth, writing concisely and effectively, and relaying valuable and engaging stories to the public

Journalists deliver information through online video, television broadcasts, and print media. Journalism degrees train individuals to research and communicate information to the public in a responsible, coherent manner.

These professionals report on current events and explore issues like institutional racism, genderism, and classism at local, national, and international levels. By reporting evidence-based news and maintaining honest, informed personas, journalists build their reputations for accountability within the profession and the media.

Employment Opportunities 

  • Admississions
  • Counselor
  • Advertising Director
  • Audio-visual
  • Consultant
  • Biographer
  • Camera Operator
  • Columnist
  • Commentator
  • Newscaster
  • Screen/Script Writer
  • Station Programmer
  • Critic
  • Editor
  • Entertainment Agent
  • Film/TV Director
  • Journalist
  • Technical Writer
  • Media Production
  • Assistant
  • Photographer
  • Radio/TV

Entry Requirements:

Document Requirements:

  • You will be required to submit the following documentation with your application as proof you meet the entry requirements of this bachelor’s degree programme. If you have not yet completed your current secondary school, then you can still apply and you can provide your High School Certificate at a later date.

Your secondary’s Certificate and Transcript:

  • Upload your secondary’s certificate and a full transcript showing all the subjects you studied and the marks you have achieved in your high school (s) (original)

Personal Statement:

  • A photo passport and a detailed personal statement explaining your motivation for this particular bachelor’s degree programme.

 Fee

Application Fees: $50

Tuition fee per semester: $350

Two-time payment per semester: $200

Unigovec – The University of Government and Economics is specialized university for public policy and economics.

Study information

start:16 September 2021 – campus
19 October 2021 – online studies
10 January 2022 – online studies
15 March 2022 – online studies.
Place of Study:Mogadishu and Online Studies
Application Deadline:Continuous recording. Applications are processed in the order in which they are received.
Duration::3 years full-time (campus and online studies)
4 years part-time (online studies only)
Degree::Bachelor Degree (Professional Degree)
Credits:180

Instructors

Jibril Mohamed

Program leader and subject instructor

Abdijabaar Sh. Ahmed

Instructor

Ahmed Shiraac

Subject instructor

Wafa Ahmed

Course advisor and graduation policy

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