Thursday, 02 Apr 2015

Faculty of Media and Communication

 

The Faculty of Media is one of the largest providers of practice-based media education and related subjects in Multimedia University of Kenya.

 

Whether you inspire to be newspaper reporter, magazine columnists, a TV/radio announcer, or reporter, or Graphic Designer, Certificate, Diploma or Degree in Mass communication will equip you with the necessary skills and knowledge.

 

The University College has a thriving media and communication environment- Journalism Club publishes Oracle its own magazine. Students produce short films, TV and Radio programmes from MMU 99.9 FM Radio station.

 

Training is conducted in a state of the art media studios equipped with latest video and audio editing suites, providing students with a stimulating and exciting context in which to undertake their studies.

 

The Faculty of Media and Communication is arguably the only such faculty in Kenya. We pride ourselves as offering the first and only degree programme in Film Production and Animation. We have some of the best-equipped media and communication labs, including more than 22 high-end I-Mac computers, many Multimedia PCs, professional TV cameras and state-of-the-art audio and visual recording, editing and post-production equipment. We have a Radio Station that broadcasts 24 hours and an excellent TV Studio. Our TV station will go on air in the near future.

The faculty has two departments: Journalism and Communication and Film and Broadcast Production. Our staff is highly experienced and dedicated. The faculty offers certificate, diploma and degree programmes in Mass Communication and in Film Production and Animation. We therefore provide students with the best possible resources for training in Journalism (Print and Broadcast), Multimedia and Animation and TV and Radio Production.

From September this year (2012), we shall offer two more stand-alone degree programmes: Bachelor of Journalism (B. Journ) and Bachelor of Applied Communication (B.A.C). The B.A.C degree will have two specializations, namely Corporate Communication and Health and Development Communication.

The faculty is one of the largest providers of practice-based media education and related subjects in Kenya. Whether you aspire to be a newspaper reporter, magazine columnist, a TV/radio announcer, or reporter, or graphic designer, a Certificate, a Diploma or Degree in Mass Communication will equip you with the necessary skills and knowledge. Students produce their own magazine, short films, TV and Radio programmes from the MMU 99.9 FM Radio station. Training is conducted in state-of-the art media studios equipped with the latest video and audio editing suites, providing students with a stimulating and exciting context in which to undertake their studies.

Dr. Issac Mutwiri

Nancy Booker

Nancy Booker is the Chairperson, Department of Journalism and Communication at Multimedia University. She  has taught Communication, Journalism and Electronic Media, for the last twelve years at Daystar University and at Multimedia University of Kenya. She gained professional experience in journalism when she worked for KBC and Nation Media Group as a programmes producer and programme researcher respectively. She also worked as the Head of Communication Department for ABC University in Liberia in 2009 and in 2010, under a faculty exchange programme.

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