BACHELOR DEGREE WITH HONORS IN MASS COMMUNICATION

MODULES

 

YEAR

LEVEL & TRIMESTER

MODULE CODE

MODULE TITLE

COMMENT

 YEAR 1

Level 1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Trimester 1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BMAC 1101

Introduction to mass communication

15 Credits

BMAC 1102.

BMAC 1102. Writing for   the mass media

15 Credits

BMAC 1103

Media History

10 Credits

BMAC 1104

Communication skills

10  Credits

ECS 111

Computer skills

10  Credits

 

Level 1

Trimester 2

 

 

 

 

BMAC 1201

Theories of Mass Communication

15 Credits

BMAC 1202

Introduction to Public Relations

15 Credits

BMAC 1203

Introduction to Broadcasting

15 Credits

BMAC 1204

Introduction to photo journalism

15 Credits

Level 2

 

 

Trimester 1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BMAC 1301

Introduction to Kiswahili language

10 Credits

BMAC 1302

Media Law

10 Credits

BMAC 1303

Radio production

15 Credits

BMAC 1304

Media Management

15 Credits

BMAC 1305

Research methods in Mass Communication

10 Credits

 

 

YEAR 2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Level 2

Trimester 2

 

 

 

 

 

BMAC 2101

Mass Media and Society

20 Credits

BMAC 2102

News writing and  Editing

20 Credits

BMAC 2103

Development Communication

10 Credits

BMAC 2104

Advertising, Copy & Layout

10 Credits

Level 3

 

 

Trimester 1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BMAC 2202

Documentary History and Theory

10 Credits

BMAC 2203

Newspaper editing, design and layout

15 Credits

BMAC 2204

Art of Public Speaking

15 Credits

BMAC 2205

Desktop Computing for Magazines and Newspapers

10 Credits

Level 4

 

 

Trimester 2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Core Modules

 

BMAC 2201

Online Journalism

20 Credits

BMAC 2301

Television and Radio News writing (Theory and Practice)

20 Credits

BMAC 2302

Investigative and Interpretative Reporting

20 Credits

 

 

 

YEAR 3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

LEVEL 5

Trimester 1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  Trimester 2

 

 

 

 

 

 

BMAC 3101

Public Affairs Reporting

15 Credits

BMAC 3102

Introduction to Rwandan Culture and Media Ethic

10 Credits

BMAC 3103

Public Relations Production & Services

15 Credits

BMAC 3201

Diplomatic Communication& International relations

20 Credits

LSFE  3202

Language : Swahili, French and Kinyarwanda

10 Credits

 

BMAC 1205

Human Rights and Democracy

10 Credits

BMAC 3203

Industrial attachment in Mass Communication

20 Credits

BMAC 3304

Research Project  Mass Communication

20 Credits