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Post Graduate Diploma in Investigative Journalism Course Overview

Our post graduate diploma programme is designed and taught at level 7 of the United Kingdom's National Qualifications Framework which is above the level of a bachelor degree. The framework has been accredited by the Qualifications and Curriculum Authority (QCA) and the structure of our post graduate diploma optimises students' opportunities for progression into master's degree in the UK or abroad. On successful completion of the first two semesters of the programme, students will be eligible for the interim award of a Post Graduate Certificate which is an internationally recognised post graduate qualification in its own right. This course entails initiating and implementing high profile investigative story.

Course Objective

The post graduate diploma in investigative journalism course aims to providing students with modern skills needed to initiate and implement investigative issues that are unreported or under reported. The course will use copiously high-profile case studies of investigative cases and stories. At the end of the course, students will be able to carry out real life investigative stories suitable for publication or broadcast.

Indicative Course Contents
  • Advanced Journalism Practice/li>
  • Journalism and society
  • Investigative reporting
  • Interpretative reporting
  • Legal limit in journalism
  • Media and Human Right
  • Communication theories
  • Research Project
Entry Requirements

To be eligible for our undergraduate certificate/diploma programme, candidates must have:


1. Advanced Certificate in related disciplines from the School or any other recognised higher educational institutions in the UK or abroad.


2.University degree qualification in related disciplines from any recognised higher educational institutions in the UK or abroad


3.Higher National Certificate/Diploma


4.Other qualifications and work experience may be acceptable at the discretion of the School.


5.Candidates may be subjected to a telephone interview before application decision is taken.


6.Please note that certificates comparability will be done by UK NARIC standard.


Duration:Six months to two years (depending on the time and speed student committed to study)

PostGraduate Diploma in Journalism Course Overview

Our post graduate diploma programme is designed and taught at level 7 of the United Kingdom's National Qualifications Framework which is above the level of a bachelor degree. The framework has been accredited by the Qualifications and Curriculum Authority (QCA) and the structure of our post graduate diploma optimises students' opportunities for progression into master's degree in the UK or abroad. On successful completion of the first two semesters of the programme, students will be eligible for the interim award of a Post Graduate Certificate which is an internationally recognised post graduate qualification in its own right. This course entails tackling real and big stories; hitting the scoop; digging out news from unwilling newsmaker and conducting on-the-spot Interview.

Course Objective

The post graduate diploma in journalism course aims at building on students background knowledge in basic reporting by exposing them to on-the-spot (impromptu) interview, and cover running stories under pressure. It enhances students reportorial skills to advanced level; teach students how not to miss the scoop and be on tap; and to develop students skills to working under tight deadlines.

Indicative Course Contents
  • Advanced Journalism Practice
  • Journalism and society
  • Advanced News Writing
  • Specialised Reporting
  • Legal limit in journalism
  • Media and Human Right
  • Communication theories
  • Research Project
Entry Requirements

To be eligible for our undergraduate certificate/diploma programme, candidates must have:


1. Advanced Certificate in related disciplines from the School or any other recognised higher educational institutions in the UK or abroad.


2.University degree qualification in related disciplines from any recognised higher educational institutions in the UK or abroad


3.Higher National Certificate/Diploma


4.Other qualifications and work experience may be acceptable at the discretion of the School.


5.Candidates may be subjected to a telephone interview before application decision is taken.


6.Please note that certificates comparability will be done by UK NARIC standard.


Duration:Six months to two years (depending on the time and speed student committed to study)

Post Graduate Diploma in Political Communication Course Overview

Our post graduate diploma programme is designed and taught at level 7 of the United Kingdom’s National Qualifications Framework which is above the level of a bachelor degree. The framework has been accredited by the Qualifications and Curriculum Authority (QCA) and the structure of our post graduate diploma optimises students opportunities for progression into master’s degree in the UK or abroad. On successful completion of the first two semesters of the programme, students will be eligible for the interim award of a Post Graduate Certificate which is an internationally recognised post graduate qualification in its own right. The course combines theoretical insights from political science, communications studies to political journalism and public relations

Course Objective

The post graduate diploma in political communication course aims equipping every student with the needed communication skills to function when dealing with the public. Every student will learn how to present government programmes and policies in an acceptable way to the public. The course also strengthens students knowledge of politics and diplomatic relations both locally and internationally.

Indicative Course Contents
  • Political marketing
  • Public Opinion research and management
  • Political diplomacy
  • Propaganda
  • Political Campaign and lobbying
  • Political theories and culture
  • Media Relations
  • Media and Human Right
  • Media Violence and culture
  • Public Relations in Government
  • Research Project
Entry Requirements

To be eligible for our undergraduate certificate/diploma programme, candidates must have:


1. Advanced Certificate in related disciplines from the School or any other recognised higher educational institutions in the UK or abroad.


2.University degree qualification in related disciplines from any recognised higher educational institutions in the UK or abroad


3.Higher National Certificate/Diploma


4.Other qualifications and work experience may be acceptable at the discretion of the School.


5.Candidates may be subjected to a telephone interview before application decision is taken.


6.Please note that certificates comparability will be done by UK NARIC standard.


Duration:Six months to two years (depending on the time and speed student committed to study)

Post Graduate Diploma in Health Communication Course Overview

Our post graduate diploma programme is designed and taught at level 7 of the United Kingdom’s National Qualifications Framework which is above the level of a bachelor degree. The framework has been accredited by the Qualifications and Curriculum Authority (QCA) and the structure of our post graduate diploma optimises students' opportunities for progression into master's degree in the UK or abroad. On successful completion of the first two semesters of the programme, students will be eligible for the interim award of a Post Graduate Certificate which is an internationally recognised post graduate qualification in its own right. Health communication as a course represents the link between communication and health, a marriage that is increasingly recognized as necessary efforts to improve personal and public health through the promotion of disease prevention and control information.

Course Objective

The post graduate diploma in health communication course aims at training people with the required skills to construct and execute a well plan health communication messages and with the use of related persuasive and behavioural change communication tools.

Indicative Course Contents
  • Introduction to Health Communication
  • Health Communication Research Methods
  • Health and Family Communication
  • Provider-Patient Communication
  • Organizational Health Communication
  • Nonprofit Organization Management
  • Health Campaigns
  • Health and the Media
  • Social Marketing for Health and Behaviour Change
  • Research Project
Entry Requirements

To be eligible for our undergraduate certificate/diploma programme, candidates must have:


1. Advanced Certificate in related disciplines from the School or any other recognised higher educational institutions in the UK or abroad.


2.University degree qualification in related disciplines from any recognised higher educational institutions in the UK or abroad


3.Higher National Certificate/Diploma


4.Other qualifications and work experience may be acceptable at the discretion of the School.


5.Candidates may be subjected to a telephone interview before application decision is taken.


6.Please note that certificates comparability will be done by UK NARIC standard.


Duration:Six months to two years (depending on the time and speed student committed to study)

Post Graduate Diploma in Development Communication Course Overview

Our post graduate diploma programme is designed and taught at level 7 of the United Kingdom’s National Qualifications Framework which is above the level of a bachelor degree. The framework has been accredited by the Qualifications and Curriculum Authority (QCA) and the structure of our post graduate diploma optimises students' opportunities for progression into master’s degree in the UK or abroad. On successful completion of the first two semesters of the programme, students will be eligible for the interim award of a Post Graduate Certificate which is an internationally recognised post graduate qualification in its own right. This course is strategic to the issue of sustainable development and socio-political progress in the modern day society. It entails how a well-conceived, professionally implemented communication programmes could be packaged to achieve specific development projects. The course specifically teaches the strategies involved in getting information out to particular audiences, listening to their feedback, and responding appropriately.

Course Objective

The main objective of the course is to provide the skills required to initiate and implement successful development communication projects that cut across various socio-economic reforms from health, education or rural development to private sector development, financial reform or judicial reform. The course also aims at teaching how to use communication to build consensus through raising public understanding and generating well-informed dialogue among stakeholders

Indicative Course Contents
  • Advanced Communication theory
  • Communication and development
  • Behavioural change communication
  • Organisational communication
  • Communication and culture
  • Communication for development
  • ICTs for development
  • Research Project
Entry Requirements

To be eligible for our undergraduate certificate/diploma programme, candidates must have:


1. Advanced Certificate in related disciplines from the School or any other recognised higher educational institutions in the UK or abroad.


2.University degree qualification in related disciplines from any recognised higher educational institutions in the UK or abroad


3.Higher National Certificate/Diploma


4.Other qualifications and work experience may be acceptable at the discretion of the School.


5.Candidates may be subjected to a telephone interview before application decision is taken.


6.Please note that certificates comparability will be done by UK NARIC standard.


Duration:Six months to two years (depending on the time and speed student committed to study)

Post Graduate Diploma in Media and Communication Course Overview

Our post graduate diploma programme is designed and taught at level 7 of the United Kingdom's National Qualifications Framework which is above the level of a bachelor degree. The framework has been accredited by the Qualifications and Curriculum Authority (QCA) and the structure of our post graduate diploma optimises students' opportunities for progression into master's degree in the UK or abroad. On successful completion of the first two semesters of the programme, students will be eligible for the interim award of a Post Graduate Certificate which is an internationally recognised post graduate qualification in its own right. The course offers students a comprehensive grounding in the theoretical and empirical approaches to studying media institutions, texts and communication practices. The course examines various media institutions and communication practices within their historical, economic, political and social contexts.

Course Objective

The post graduate diploma in media and communication course aims at exposing students to contemporary trends in the field of media and communications studies using theoretical and empirical approaches.

Indicative Course Contents
  • Communication theories
  • Trends in communication and media research
  • Media and Human Right
  • Media, Violence and culture
  • Global media and international communication
  • Culture and identity
  • Surveillance studies: theories and concepts
  • Feminism and Media representation analysis
  • Research Project
Entry Requirements

To be eligible for our undergraduate certificate/diploma programme, candidates must have:


1. Advanced Certificate in related disciplines from the School or any other recognised higher educational institutions in the UK or abroad.


2.University degree qualification in related disciplines from any recognised higher educational institutions in the UK or abroad


3.Higher National Certificate/Diploma


4.Other qualifications and work experience may be acceptable at the discretion of the School.


5.Candidates may be subjected to a telephone interview before application decision is taken.


6.Please note that certificates comparability will be done by UK NARIC standard.


Duration:Six months to two years (depending on the time and speed student committed to study)

Post Graduate Diploma in Public Relations Course Overview

Our post graduate diploma programme is designed and taught at level 7 of the United Kingdom's National Qualifications Framework which is above the level of a bachelor degree. The framework has been accredited by the Qualifications and Curriculum Authority (QCA) and the structure of our post graduate diploma optimises students' opportunities for progression into master's degree in the UK or abroad. On successful completion of the first two semesters of the programme, students will be eligible for the interim award of a Post Graduate Certificate which is an internationally recognised post graduate qualification in its own right. The course teaches applied public relations research with the use of theories and models; and injecting critical analysis and evaluation skills on the students. The course engages students on strong debate about trends in public relations practice and dominant schools of thoughts and creates a platform for the understanding of the various impacts of public relations on an organization both within the UK and globally. More importantly, the course deals with the application of relevant theories to public relations practice in an organizational setting

Course Objective

This course aims at advancing student knowledge with the skills required to be grounded in modern public relations practice. It makes students to fully understand the process of public relations research, planning and strategic management through the engagement of relevant theories.

Indicative Course Contents
  • Advanced Public Relations Research
  • Public Relations Planning and methods
  • Public Opinion research and management
  • Propaganda
  • Political Campaign and lobbying
  • Media Relations in Public Relations
  • Communication theories
  • Public Relations in Government
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
Entry Requirements

To be eligible for our undergraduate certificate/diploma programme, candidates must have:


1. Advanced Certificate in related disciplines from the School or any other recognised higher educational institutions in the UK or abroad.


2.University degree qualification in related disciplines from any recognised higher educational institutions in the UK or abroad


3.Higher National Certificate/Diploma


4.Other qualifications and work experience may be acceptable at the discretion of the School.


5.Candidates may be subjected to a telephone interview before application decision is taken.


6.Please note that certificates comparability will be done by UK NARIC standard.


Duration:Six months to two years (depending on the time and speed student committed to study)

Post Graduate Diploma in Advertising and Marketing Communication Course Overview

Our post graduate diploma programme is designed and taught at level 7 of the United Kingdom's National Qualifications Framework which is above the level of a bachelor degree. The framework has been accredited by the Qualifications and Curriculum Authority (QCA) and the structure of our post graduate diploma optimises students' opportunities for progression into master's degree in the UK or abroad. On successful completion of the first two semesters of the programme, students will be eligible for the interim award of a Post Graduate Certificate which is an internationally recognised post graduate qualification in its own right. In this competitive, dynamic and rapidly changing world of business, it requires a very good advertising to stand a product out and deliver required sales. The course entails designing creative advertising that get products noticed and stand it out in the crowd. It also includes developing brilliant advert copies and marketing communication strategies.

Course Objective

The post graduate diploma in advertising course aims at building on students background knowledge in advertising and helps develop their art direction and copywriting skills to industry standard. Students will be able to conceive and execute brilliant advertising idea by tasking students original thinking and provoke burning desire to go for wonderful and creative advertising.

Indicative Course Contents
  • Strategic Marketing and Branding
  • Advertising Strategy
  • Initiation and design of advert copies
  • Consumer Culture and Behaviour
  • Interactive Media Strategies
  • Integrated Marketing Communications
  • Research Principles and Practice
  • Marketing Research and Market Evaluation
  • Advertising standards and code of practice
  • Research Project
Entry Requirements

To be eligible for our undergraduate certificate/diploma programme, candidates must have:


1. Advanced Certificate in related disciplines from the School or any other recognised higher educational institutions in the UK or abroad.


2.University degree qualification in related disciplines from any recognised higher educational institutions in the UK or abroad


3.Higher National Certificate/Diploma


4.Other qualifications and work experience may be acceptable at the discretion of the School.


5.Candidates may be subjected to a telephone interview before application decision is taken.


6.Please note that certificates comparability will be done by UK NARIC standard.


Duration:Six months to two years (depending on the time and speed student committed to study)

Post Graduate Diploma in Management Course Overview

Our post graduate diploma programme is designed and taught at level 7 of the United Kingdom's National Qualifications Framework which is above the level of a bachelor degree. The framework has been accredited by the Qualifications and Curriculum Authority (QCA) and the structure of our post graduate diploma optimises students' opportunities for progression into master's degree in the UK or abroad. On successful completion of the first two semesters of the programme, students will be eligible for the interim award of a Post Graduate Certificate which is an internationally recognised post graduate qualification in its own right. This course entails various issues surrounding managing a business organisation successfully.

Course Objective

The post graduate diploma in management course aims at training people with the required skills to function effectively in business management using the most advanced tools and theories.

Indicative Course Contents
  • Principles of Management
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Operations and Information Management
  • Organisational Behaviour and Leadership
  • Strategic Management
  • Managing People
  • Business Policy and strategy
  • Brand Management
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Research Project
Entry Requirements

To be eligible for our undergraduate certificate/diploma programme, candidates must have:


1. Advanced Certificate in related disciplines from the School or any other recognised higher educational institutions in the UK or abroad.


2.University degree qualification in related disciplines from any recognised higher educational institutions in the UK or abroad


3.Higher National Certificate/Diploma


4.Other qualifications and work experience may be acceptable at the discretion of the School.


5.Candidates may be subjected to a telephone interview before application decision is taken.


6.Please note that certificates comparability will be done by UK NARIC standard.


Duration:Six months to two years (depending on the time and speed student committed to study)

Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resources Management Course Overview

Our post graduate diploma programme is designed and taught at level 7 of the United Kingdom's National Qualifications Framework which is above the level of a bachelor degree. The framework has been accredited by the Qualifications and Curriculum Authority (QCA) and the structure of our post graduate diploma optimises students' opportunities for progression into master's degree in the UK or abroad. On successful completion of the first two semesters of the programme, students will be eligible for the interim award of a Post Graduate Certificate which is an internationally recognised post graduate qualification in its own right. This course entails the treatment of the key elements of human resource management and how the successful management of these resources contribute to the success of employing organisations.

Course Objective

The post graduate diploma in Human Resource Management course aims at exposing students to the key elements of human resource management and how the successful management of these resources contribute to the success of employing organisations.

Indicative Course Contents
  • Principles of Management
  • Organisational Behaviour and Leadership
  • Human Resources planning and Development
  • Strategic Management
  • Managing People
  • Managing Finance
  • Business Policy and strategy
  • Research Project
Entry Requirements

To be eligible for our undergraduate certificate/diploma programme, candidates must have:


1. Advanced Certificate in related disciplines from the School or any other recognised higher educational institutions in the UK or abroad.


2.University degree qualification in related disciplines from any recognised higher educational institutions in the UK or abroad


3.Higher National Certificate/Diploma


4.Other qualifications and work experience may be acceptable at the discretion of the School.


5.Candidates may be subjected to a telephone interview before application decision is taken.


6.Please note that certificates comparability will be done by UK NARIC standard.


Duration:Six months to two years (depending on the time and speed student committed to study)

Post Graduate Diploma in Conflict Resolution and Community Relations Course Overview

Our post graduate diploma programme is designed and taught at level 7 of the United Kingdom's National Qualifications Framework which is above the level of a bachelor degree. The framework has been accredited by the Qualifications and Curriculum Authority (QCA) and the structure of our post graduate diploma optimises students' opportunities for progression into master's degree in the UK or abroad. On successful completion of the first two semesters of the programme, students will be eligible for the interim award of a Post Graduate Certificate which is an internationally recognised post graduate qualification in its own right. This course entails the understanding of conflict issues within a community which includes causes and prevention of conflict, theories of violence, approaches to peacemaking, crisis management response, community integration and cooperation. Etc

Course Objective

The post graduate diploma in conflict resolutions and community relations course aims to equipping students with the theoretical and practical understanding of issues of peace, conflict and community relations. The course teaches causes of conflict, theories of violence, various case studies on crisis and resolution techniques, crisis management, community cooperation and integration and community public relations.

Indicative Course Contents
  • Conflict theories
  • Peace theories
  • Conflict analysis
  • Conflict resolution
  • Community integration
  • Community Public Relations
  • Corporate Social responsibility
  • Understanding Culture and conflict
  • Research Project
Entry Requirements

To be eligible for our undergraduate certificate/diploma programme, candidates must have:


1. Advanced Certificate in related disciplines from the School or any other recognised higher educational institutions in the UK or abroad.


2.University degree qualification in related disciplines from any recognised higher educational institutions in the UK or abroad


3.Higher National Certificate/Diploma


4.Other qualifications and work experience may be acceptable at the discretion of the School.


5.Candidates may be subjected to a telephone interview before application decision is taken.


6.Please note that certificates comparability will be done by UK NARIC standard.


Duration:Six months to two years (depending on the time and speed student committed to study)