Bachelor Of Science in Journalism & Public Relations

Course Overview

Course Duration: 3 Years

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Year One - Semester One


YEAR 1 TYPE SEMESTER 1   LH PH CH CU
JPR 31101 Core Introduction to Mass Communication   45 30 60 04
JPR 31102 Core Art of Public Speaking   45 30 60 04
JPR 31103 Core Introduction to Public Relations   45 30 60 04
JPR 31104 Core Communication Skills   45 30 60 04
JPR 31105 Core Writing for Communication and Media   30 30 45 03
JPR 31106 Core Gender and Communication   45 30 45 04


Year One - Semester Two


YEAR 1   SEMESTER 2   LH PH CH CU
JPR 31201 Core Mass Communication Theories   45 30 60 04
JPR 31202 Core Principles & Practice of Photojournalism   45 30 60 04
JPR 31203 Core News writing and Reporting   45 30 60 04
JPR 31204 Required Computer Literacy   45 30 60 04
JPR 31205 Core Introduction to Broadcast Journalism   45 30 60 04
JPR 31206 Elective Introduction to Kiswahili   45 30 30 03
JPR 31207 Elective Elementary French   45 30 30 03
JPR 31207 Elective Editing and Publishing in Luganda   45 30 30 03


Year Two - Semester One


YEAR 2   SEMESTER 1   LH PH CH CU
JPR 32101 Core Principles of Sound & Radio Production   45 30 60 04
JPR 32102 Core Principles of Television & Video Production   45 30 60 04
JPR 32103 Core Media and Communication Ethics and Law   45 30 60 04
JPR 32104 Core Advertising and Media Planning   45 30 60 04
JPR 32105 Core Multi-media Tools and Production   45 30 60 04
JPR 32106 Required Behavior Change Communication   45 30 60 04


Year Two - Semester Two


YEAR 2   SEMESTER 2   LH PH CH CU
JPR 32201 Core Research Methods   45 30 60 04
JPR 32202 Core Online Journalism   45 30 60 04
JPR 32203 Core Science and Environmental Journalism   45 30 60 04
JPR 32204 Core Public Relations Tools and Techniques   45 30 60 04
JPR 32205 Core Audience Studies   45 30 60 04
JPR 32106 Elective Comprehension, practical and language skills in Kiswahili *   30 30 45 03
JPR 32107 Elective Intermediate French 1*   30 30 45 03
JPR 32108 Elective

Editing and publishing in Luganda language*

  30 30 45 03
JPR 32209 Core Internship   00 150 75 05


Year Three - Semester One


YEAR 3   SEMESTER 1   LH PH CH CU
JPR 33101 Core Editing and Proof Reading   45 30 60 04
JPR 33102 Core Professional Project   45 30 60 04
JPR 33103 Elective Public Affairs Reporting   30 30 45 03
JPR 33104 Elective Investigative Journalism   30 30 45 03
JPR 33105 Elective Film Production   30 30 45 03
JPR 33106 Elective Communication for Development   45 30 60 04


Year Three - Semester Two


YEAR 3   SEMESTER 2   LH PH CH CU
JPR 33201 Required Media & Communication Entrepreneurship   30 30 60 03
JPR 33202 Core Public Relations and Media Practice   45 30 60 04
JPR 33203 Elective Media Practice and Human Rights   45 30 60 04
JPR 33204 Elective Principles of Media Management   30 30 45 03
JPR 33205 Elective Newspaper and Magazine Production   30 30 45 03
JPR 33206 Elective Kiswahili Composition  and Kiswahili novel (simple)   30 30 45 03
JPR 33207 Elective Advanced French   30 30 45 03
JPR 33208 Elective

Effective Communication In Luganda

 

  30 30 45 03
JPR 33209 Core Research and Report Writing   30 60 60 04