Department of Media, Film and Communication
Chairperson of department
We are glad to note that you have taken your time to see what is offered by the Department of Media, Film and Communication. This department is hosted by the School of Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences and Creative Industries.
The Department was split from the former Languages, Linguistics, Communication and Journalism Department and established in 2016 and hosts two programs in Journalism (print and broadcast) and Public Relations specializations. The department is in the process of launching the MSc in Communication and Media Studies, which is a new postgraduate program. It is envisaged that the PhD in Communication and diploma and certificate programs in the same field will be launched in the near future. The department is run by a team of qualified teaching faculty and administrative staff who execute their tasks diligently. We focus on student-centred learning approach to ensure that our graduates are competent in journalism, public relations and related communication fields and can effectively articulate issues for the benefit of societies locally and internationally. The department is dynamic and has a great future in the academic realm. I encourage you to join our dynamic and productive academic community. We welcome all prospective students and hope that you will find a program that suit your needs and interests on this website. If you have any questions after visiting the site, the staff in our Department, the School, and university will be glad to assist.