Mass Communication – Admission Requirement

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

There are two modes of admission into the department: U.M.E. and Direct Entry. Candidates seeking admission through the U.M.E. are required to have five credit level passes in the Senior Secondary Certificate Examination (S.S.C.E.) or its equivalent. These should include English Language, Literature in English and an approved science subject. A pass in Mathematics is also required.

To qualify for Direct Entry, an applicant must possess the Higher School Certificate/General Certificate of Education (G.C.E.) A’ levels with pass in two Arts subjects. In addition, he/she should have credit passes in English Language, Literature in English and an approved science subject plus a pass in Mathematics in the S.S.C.E. or its equivalent.

Also qualified for Direct Entry are those holding the Diploma in Mass Communication of the University of Nigeria or the Ordinary National Diploma (O.N.D.) in Mass Communication from any recognised institution with at least a merit or lower credit grade. Such candidates should also have four credit level passes including English Language, Literature in English and an approved science subject plus a pass in Mathematics in the S.S.C.E. or its equivalent.

To be admitted into the three-year standard degree programme, candidates should have the University of Nigeria Diploma in Mass Communication with at least a credit grade or an O.N.D. in Mass Communication from any recognised institution with at least an upper credit grade.