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GHANA INSTITUTE OF JOURNALISM ADMISSIONS FOR 2015/2016 ACADEMIC YEAR

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Applications are invited from candidates who wish to be considered for admission into

the Ghana Institute of Journalism to pursue any of the following courses:

A. FACULTY OF JOURNALISM

B. A. IN COMMUNICATION STUDIES

i. JOURNALISM OPTION

B. FACULTY OF PUBLIC RELATIONS & ADVERTISING

B. A. IN COMMUNICATION STUDIES

i. PUBLIC RELATIONS OPTION

C. DIPLOMA IN COMMUNICATION STUDIES

 

MINIMUM ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

► B. A. IN COMMUNICATION STUDIES

SSSCE HOLDERS

Applicants must possess passes (A – D) in six (6) subjects comprising three (3) core subjects, including English, Mathematics and three (3) elective subjects with an overall aggregate of 24 or better.

WASSCE HOLDERS

Applicants must possess passes(A1-C6) in six (6) subjects comprising three (3) core subjects, including English, Mathematics and three(3) elective subjects with an overall aggregate of 36 or better

 

DIPLOMA IN COMMUNICATION STUDIES

SSSCE HOLDERS

Applicants must possess passes (A-D) in five(5) subjects comprising three (3) core subjects, including English, Mathematics and two (2) elective subjects with an overall aggregate of 20 or better.

WASSCE HOLDERS

Applicants must possess passes(A1-C6) in five (5) subjects comprising three (3) core subjects, including English, Mathematics and two(2) elective subjects with an overall aggregate of 30 or better.

MATURE STUDENTS (Who can apply?)

Persons wishing to enter the Ghana Institute of Journalism as Mature Students must not be less than 25 years of age by September 2015. Applicants must satisfy the following minimum requirements:

i. Credit Passes (A1 – C6 in WASSCE and A – D in SSSCE) in five (5) subjects comprising three core subjects, including English Language and Core Mathematics plus two (2) elective subjects

ii. Applicants whose qualifications do not meet the requirements for admission as in (i) above may be considered for admission on passing a special entrance examination conducted by the University and an interview. Applicants should note that those who meet the requirements for admission as in (i) above will not be required to take any entrance examination.

NOTE:

Applicants will be selected based on a competitive cut-off point for the year. Candidates awaiting results are eligible to apply.

 

► LEVEL 300 TOP-UP (WEEKEND SESSION)

MINIMUM ENTRY REQUIREMENTS:

i. GIJ Diploma holders with an average of Grade B or a minimum final GPA of 2.5. An equivalent Diploma from an Accredited Communication Training Institution with an average of Grade B or equivalent are eligible to apply.

ii. Diploma holders with Final Grade Point Average of 3.25 from the following disciplines: Archival Studies, Public Administration, Social Administration, Education and Management Studies are eligible to apply.

iii. Higher National Diploma (HND) holders with a minimum of 2nd Class (Upper Division) in the following: Marketing, Information Technology, Secretary ship, Management Studies and related disciplines are eligible to apply.

iv. Degree holders with a minimum of 2nd Class (Lower Division) in the following: Information Studies, Information Technology, Sociology, Philosophy, Psychology, Political Science, Social Sciences, Theatre Studies, Marketing, Secretary ship, English, and French are eligible to apply.

 

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

International students who hold equivalent qualifications are eligible to apply for any of the programmes.

 

COST OF APPLICATION FORMS

i. Degree- GH¢100.00

ii. Diploma- GH¢90.00

iii. International Applicants- USD$100.00

 

SALES CENTRES

1. At All Fidelity Bank Branches Across the Country

2. Application Forms can also be downloaded from the Institute’s website: www.gij.edu.gh

(Downloaded forms should be submitted with the appropriate Payment Slip from any

Fidelity Bank Branch)

Completed Application Forms should reach:

THE ACADEMIC AFFAIRS REGISTRY,

GHANA INSTITUTE OF JOURNALISM,

P. O. BOX GP 667, ACCRA.

Not later than Friday, 8th May, 2015.

For any further enquiries, contact: 0302-228336 or 026-9501772. Email: gijacademic@gmail.com

REGISTRAR

 

 

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