Course Title: MASS COMMUNICATION

Course Description

Mass Communication is a course focused on creating professionals who will be capable of dispersing information to vast number of people, not minding whether they are near or far away from the source of information. The 4-year course is a really popular one, and if you've been looking forward to being a Television or Radio Star etc, then this is the right course for you. The course has branches, which include advertising, journalism, public relations, social media, and audio media.

The requirements for studying the course will be given later on in this post.

JOB OFFERS UNDER MASS COMMUNICATION

With a degree in Mass Communication, you can emerge to become any of the following:

  1. Film Director.
  2. TV Correspondent.
  3. Producer.
  4. Radio Jockey/ RJ.
  5. Screenwriter.
  6. Sound Engineer.
  7. Sound Mixer and Sound Recordist.


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ENGLISH AND LITERARY STUDIES

Subject Combination for JAMB

Here are the courses to combine when filling this course for JAMB UTME

Any three (3) from Arts or Social Science subjects.

Course Cut of Point

165 is the minimum cut off point for MASS COMMUNICATION as specified by JAMB.

Also, the required cut-of-points for this course (MASS COMMUNICATION) depends on the school you are applying for, basically many schools have a different minimum cut of marks for accepting students in this area, which may be higher or even lower than JAMB recommend. Also, it is important to note that your O'level result (WAEC, NECO, GCE etc) is a primary criteria for screening, continue reading to know the required subjects you must have on your O'Level result

MASS COMMUNICATION Requirement UTME

Five (5) SSC credit passes in English Language and four (4) other subjects in Arts or Social Sciences.

MASS COMMUNICATION Requirements Direct Entry

Two (2) 'A' Level passes in Arts or Social Science subjects

Schools offering MASS COMMUNICATION

School Cut-of-points
A.D. Rufa’I College for Legal and Islamic Studies,
Adekunle Ajasin University,
Bayaro University Kano
University of Benin
University of Calabar (UNICAL).
Federal University, Kashere, Gombe State
Federal University, Lafia
Federal University, Oye-Ekiti, Ekiti State
University of Ilorin
University of Lagos
University of Maiduguri
Usmanu Danfodio University
Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka, Anambra State
University of Nigeria Nsukka
University of Uyo,
Abia State University, Uturu
Kaduna State University
Kogi State University
Kwara State University
Lagos State University
Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University
Nasarawa State University
Olabisi Onabanjo University
Plateau State University
Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University
Taraba State University
Enugu State University of Science and Technology
Rivers State University of Science and Technology
Achievers University
Anchor University
Al- Hikmah University
Adeleke University
American University
Ajayi Crowther University
Babcock University, Ilishan-Remo
Baze University
Bingham University
Benson Idahosa University
Bowen University
Caleb University
Carits University
Christopher University
Crawford University of Apostolic Faith Mission
Chrisland University
Crescent University
Coal City University
Covenant University, Canaan Land
Crown Hill University,
Dominican University
Edwin Clark University
Elizade University
Evangel University
Fountain University
Godfrey Okoye University
Gregory University
RHEMA UNIVERSITY
Ahmadu Bello University
Alex Ekwueme Federal University Ndufu Alike Ikwo
Abubakar Tatari Ali Polytechnic
Akwa Ibom State University
Igbinedion university Okada,Benin city Edo state
Joseph Ago Balabalo University
Koladaisi University,Ibadan Oyo state
Kwararafa University wukari,taraba state
Madonna university
Mountain top University
Federal Polytechnic Bida
Benue State University
Delta State University, Abraka
Ebonyi State University
Imo State University
Mcpherson University
Nile University of Nigeria
Novena University
Obong University
Oduduwa University
Pan-Atlantic University
Paul University
Redeemer's University
Renaissance University
Salem University
Skyline University Nigeria
Summit University Offa
Tansian University
University of Mkar
Veritas University
Wellspring University
Wesley University of Science and Technology
Dorben Polytechnic
Federal Polytechnic Offa, Kwara State
KADUNA POLYTECHNIC
YABA COLLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY, YABA
LEGACY UNIVERSITY, OKIJA, ANAMBRA
SAMUEL ADEGBOYEGA UNIVERSITY, OGWA
WESTERN DELTA UNIVERSITY, OGHARA
CROSS RIVER UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY
EDO UNIVERSITY, IYAMHO
FEDERAL POLYTECHNIC, BAUCHI
FEDERAL POLYTECHNIC, MUBI, ADAMAWA STATE
FEDERAL POLYTECHNIC, NASARAWA
FEDERAL POLYTECHNIC, NEKEDE, IMO STATE
FEDERAL POLYTECHNIC, OKO, ANAMBRA STATE
FEDERAL POLYTECHNIC, ILARO, OGUN STATE
HUSSAINI ADAMU FEDERAL POLYTECHNIC, KAZAURE, JIGAWA STATE
NIGERIAN INSTITUTE OF JOURNALISM, IKEJA, LAGOS
FIDEI POLYTECHNIC GBOKO
HERITAGE POLYTECHNIC, IKOT UDOTA, AKWA IBOM STATE
INTERLINK POLYTECHNIC, IJEBU-JESA, OSUN STATE
LENS POLYTECHNIC, OFFA
OUR SAVIOUR INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, ENUGU, ENUGU
TEMPLE-GATE POLYTECHNIC, OSISIOMA, ABIA STATE
WOLEX POLYTECHNIC, IKEJA, LAGOS

MASS COMM. Special Consideration

DIRECT ENTRY/UTME

(i) RHEMA and UNIZIK accept good NCE, nd/hnd in relevant programmes/subjects.

(ii) BSU accepts ND distinction or upper credit level in Mass Communication, 'O' Level pass in Mathematics plus the UTME requirements.

(iii) IGBINEDION accepts ND credit in Mass Communication, Theatre Arts or any other related programme.

(iv) CUAB accepts ND in Mass Communication.

(v) BIU requires in addition to the 'O' Level requirements specified, a minimum of two (2) relevant subjects passed at 'A' Level or NCE three (3) merits or ND in relevant programme/subject not below credit level.

(vi) BOWEN accepts two (2) 'A' Level passes in any Arts and Social Science subjects.

(vii) ABU accepts

a. two (2) 'A' Level passes in Arts or Social Science subjects one of which must be Government, Sociology, Economics or Commerce.

b. credit/merit in ABU Diploma in Mass Communication or Journalism. Equivalent Diploma in Mass Communication from a recognised University is also acceptable.

(viii) KASU requires five (5) 'O' Level credit passes in English Language and four (4) other subjects in Arts or Social Sciences.

(ix) KWASU requires 'A' Level passes in Literature in English, Government and any other subject or ND at upper credit level or HND lower credit level.

(x) WESTERN-DEL requires two (2) 'A' Level passes in Arts, Social Science subjects. ND lower credit in Mass Communication.

(xi) LASU accepts HND lower credit in Mass Communication, Marketing, Book Publishing, Printing Technology or related programme from a recognised Polytechnic in addition to the UTME requirements.

(xii) AUE accepts

a. five (5) passes at 'A' Level together with 'O' Level credit passes in not less than three (3) other subjects including English Language, Literature in English and Mathematics or its equivalent.

b. two (2) passes at 'O' Level, 'A' Level plus credit passes in four (4) other subjects including English Language, Literature in English and Mathematics or its equivalent.

(xiii) DELSU accepts

a) Two A' Level passes in Arts or Social Science.

b) At least an upper credit at OND in Communication Studies and related fields.

c) At least a Merit in Diploma in Mass Communication from Delta State University.

(xiv) GOUU accepts B.Sc., BA or HND in any programme, ND upper credit in Mass Communication.

(xv) RENAISSANCE accepts NCE, ND/HND or First Degree in relevant subjects plus UTME requirements.

(xvi) CALEB accepts ND at credit level in Mass Communication or Social Sciences related studies plus the UTME subjects at one sitting.

(xvii) CUAB accepts

a. NCE, ND, HND and their approved equivalents with lower credit may be admitted to the appropriate level.

b. IJMB at acceptable grades.

c. In exceptional cases, ND lower credit from recognised institutions into 200 level in relevant degree programmes, alongside the minimum requirements stipulated for entry into 100 level

d. HND lower credit from recognised institutions may be admitted into 200 level in the relevant degree programmes plus the minimum requirements stipulated for entry into 100 level.

(xviii) LAGOS accepts Very good passes in three JUPEB/A' Level subjects: Literature-in-English and any two of Economics, Government, History and CRS/IRS.

(xix) PAN-ATLANTIC accepts

a. two (2) 'A' Level passes in Arts or Social Science subjects.

b. ND lower credit in relevant programmes.

c. NCE lower credit in relevant subjects.

d. HND lower credit in relevant programmes.

e. International Baccalaureate Diploma (IB) in relevant subjects.

(xx) UNILORIN accepts ND upper credit in Journalism, Mass Communication, Public Relations and Advertising.

(xxi) MOUNTAIN TOP requires accepts TWO JUPEB passes or A Level in relevant subjects, National Diploma in Journalism, Mass Communication or Media Studies (with at least Lower Credit) from recognized universities, and NCE (English Language combination) with Upper Credit".

(xxii) PLASU accepts

a. degree in any programme provided the candidate meets UTME requirements

b. HND minimum of lower credit in relevant field, with 'O' Level requirements.

c. ND minimum of Lower Credit in relevant field, with 'O' Level requirements.

d. IJMB minimum of seven (7) points with passes in relevant subjects plus UTME requirements.

e. does not accept university diplomas and other diplomas not accredited by the relevant accrediting bodies.

(xxiii) EUI accepts

a) two (2) 'A' Level passes in English and any other relevant subject.

b) NCE with passes at merit level in relevant subject.

c) ND/HND at credit level in related discipline.

d) Very good passes in JUPEB/IJMB subjects.

(xxiv) RSUST in addition to 'O' Level requirements accepts:

(a) HND (Lower Credit) relevant to the programme.

(b) OND/ND (Upper Credit) relevant to the discipline.

(c) Degree (Third Class) relevant to the programme.

(d) At least two (2) 'A' level passes at GCE preferably in the Arts and Social Sciences.

(xxv) FED-OYE EKITI accepts Professional Diploma in Mass communication of any University approved by the Senate of the University with not less than a GPA of 3.0. Candidates with G.C.E 'A' Level are not accepted for direct entry in Mass Communication.

(xxvi) AAUA accepts two (2) 'A' Level passes or ND upper credit in Mass Communication from recognised institutions

(xxvii) MOUNTAIN TOP requires candidates to have obtained five 'O' Level credit passes at one sitting or six 'O' Level credits passes at two sittings. Such credits must include English Language, Literature in English and Mathematics. In addition, candidates must possess: A National Diploma (ND) in Mass Communication from a recognized institution of higher learning with a minimum of Lower Credit OR Two 'A' level passes in relevant subjects including English Literature. Or Foundation/JUPEB obtained from Mountain Top University or other recognized Universities.

(xxviii) BAYERO requires two (2) 'A' level passes in Social Science subjects. National Diploma in Mass Communication is acceptable. GCE 'A' Level is not acceptable.

(xxix) BINGHAM accepts ND upper credit in Public Administration and other related programmes. It also requires two (2) 'A' Level passes to include Government or History.

(xxx) KASU accepts Two 'A' Level passes in Literature in English and one other Art or Social Science subjects. HND/ND Lower Credit and NCE Merit in Mass Communication and IJMB with 7 points and above in Social Science subjects.

(xxxi) ILORIN accepts;

a) Ordinary Diploma (at Upper Credit Level) in Journalism, Mass Communication, Public Relations and Advertising, in addition with satisfying the O/Level requirements.

b) JUPEB result or its equivalents with not less than 10 points from a combination of: English Language, English Literature and either of Yoruba, IRK/CRK, Government, Geography or Economics, are acceptable for Direct Entry.

c) Meanwhile, Candidates being admitted with JUPEB or its equivalents must also satisfy the O/Level requirements, especially obtaining at least a credit pass in English Language and Mathematics.

(xxxii) ABU accepts Two 'A' level /IJMB passes which must include Government or History and any one from Economics, Sociology and any Nigerian or International Language. ABU Diploma in Mass Communication with minimum of Merit.

(xxxiii) BENIN accepts:

a) ND Mass Communication upper credit or its equivalent.

b) 'A' Level or HSC with passes in Literature in English, History and CRS or any other Arts or Social Science subjects.

c) NCE credit in Theatre Arts or relevant subject.

(xxxiv) PAN-ATLANTIC accepts;

a) Two (2) 'A' Level passes in Arts or Social Science subjects.

b) OND/ND with lower credit passes in relevant courses.

c) NCE with lower credit passes in relevant courses.

d) HND with lower credit passes in relevant courses.

e) International Baccalaureate Diploma (IB) in relevant subjects.





UTME

(i) UNIZIK and BSU require five (5) 'O' Level credit passes to include English Language and 'O' Level pass in Mathematics. UNIZIK requires 'O' Level credit pass in Literature in English.

(ii) KWASU requires five (5) 'O' Level credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics, Government and Literature in English.

(iii) OOU, LASU and REDEEMERS require five (5) 'O' Level credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics, Literature in English and two (2) additional subjects in Arts and Social Sciences.

(iv) IMSU requires five (5) 'O' Level credit passes to include English Language, Literature in English and 'O' Level pass in Mathematics

(v) BELLS requires 'O' Level credit passes including Mathematics and Geography.

(vi) CUAB requires 'O' Level credit pass in Literature in English, History/Government, Economics.

(vii) EBSU requires 'O' Level credit passes in Literature in English, English Language and Mathematics and 'O' Level pass in a Nigerian Language will be an advantage.

(viii) GOUU, ABUAD and BIU require 'O' Level credit pass in Mathematics.

(ix) ILORIN - Candidates must obtain at least credit pass in FIVE (5) subjects at S.S.C.E. O/Level or approved equivalent, including: English Language, Mathematics, Literature in English and any other two (2) subjects; one from Arts and the other from Social Sciences.

(x) ABU requires Five 'O' level credit pass in English Language and Mathematics, Government/History and any two of Arts or Social Science Subjects.

(xi) BOWEN requires five (5) 'O' Level credit passes to include English Language, Literature in English, Mathematics and any other subjects in Arts and Social Sciences.

(xii) WESTERN-DEL accepts five (5) 'O' Level credit passes including English Language, Literature in English, Government and any other Social Sciences subjects.

(xiii) JABU requires five (5) 'O' Level credit passes including English Language, Literature in English and a minimum of 'O' Level pass in Mathematics

(xiv) AUE requires 'O' Level credit passes in at least six (6) subjects, including English Language, Literature in English and Mathematics obtained at not more than two (2) sittings.

(xv) DELSU requires SSC or GCE 'O' Level credit passes in at least five (5) subjects, including English Language, Literature in English and Mathematics, two Social Science subjects.

(xvi) ABUAD for Media and Communication Studies requires 'O' Level credit pass in Mathematics.

(xvii) LAGOS requires Five 'O' Level credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Literature-in-English and any two of Economics, History/Government, Geography, any Nigerian Language, CRS/IRS and Civic Education.

(xviii) KSU requires five (5) credit passes at SSC or equivalent in English Language, Literature in English, Mathematics and any other two (2) Arts and or Social Science subjects.

(xix) CUAB 'O' Level credit pass in Literature in English will be an added advantage.

(xx) WESTERN-DEL accept five (5) 'O' Level credit passes including English Language, Literature in English, Government and any other relevant subjects.

(xxi) MOUNTAIN TOP - Candidates must have obtained five credit passes at one sitting or five credits passes at two sittings at the 'O' Level/Senior Secondary Certificate (WAEC; NECO etc.). Such credits must include English Language, Literature in English and Mathematics and two other relevant subjects.

(xxii) PLASU requires credit in Mathematics and Literature in English.

(xxiii) PAN-ATLANTIC requires five (5) SSC credit passes to include English Language, Literature in English and Government.

(xxiv) EUI requires five (5) credit passes at SSC or its equivalent in English Language, Mathematics and any other three (3) Social Science subjects at not more than two (2) sittings.

(xxv) LCITY requires 'O' Level credit passes at SSC or its equivalent in English Language and any other four (4) Social Science subjects.

(xxvi) RSUST requires 'O' Level credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Economics and any other two (2) subjects.

(xxvii) FED-OYE EKITI requires five (5) SSC credit (or its equivalent) including English Language, Literature in English and Mathematics and any two (2) subjects.

(xxviii) BAYERO requires five (5) SSCE credit passes in English Language and 4 other subjects in Social Sciences.

(xxix) AAUA accepts five (5) 'O' Level credit passes to include English Language, Literature in English, Mathematics and two other subjects from Social Science/Arts.

(xxx) KASU requires Five 'O' level credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics, Literature in English and two other subjects in Arts or Social Sciences.



UTME SUBJECTS

(i) AUE and BOWEN require Literature in English. LAGOS also accepts Mathematics as UTME subject.

(ii) KSU requires Literature in English and any other two (2) Arts or Social Science subjects

(iii) ABU requires Use of English, Government/History and any other two of Geography, Economics, Literature in English and any other Language.

(iv) WESTERN-DEL requires Literature in English and any other two (2) Social Sciences or Arts Subjects.

(v) JABU requires Literature in English.

(vi) DELSU requires any three (3) from Arts or Social Science subjects.

(vii) KWASU requires Mathematics, Literature in English and any other subject.

(viii) BAYERO requires any three (3) subjects from Social Science subjects.

(ix) MOUNTAIN TOP requires Literature in English and any other two subjects from social sciences, sciences and Arts.

(x) PAN-ATLANTIC requires any relevant subjects in Arts or Social Sciences.

(xi) RSUST accepts Economics, Government and any other subject.

(xii) FED-OYE EKITI requires any three (3) subjects from Arts or Social Science.

(xiii) BINGHAM require Literature in English.

(xiv) AAUA requires three (3) Arts or Social Science subjects.

(xv) ILORIN requires Literature in English, Either IRS/CRS, History, Yoruba and one subject from Social Science like Government, Economics or Geography.

(xvi) LAGOS English Language, Literature-in-English and any two subjects from Arts or Social Sciences.

(xvii) COAL-CITY requires Literature in English, Government or History, any arts or Social science Subjects.

(xviii) KASU requires Any three subjects in Arts or Social Sciences.

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