Philosophy of the Programme
The Master of Philosophy in Media and Digital Communication Management aims to produce graduates and professionals who are well grounded in research and are capable of undertaking research within the contexts of academia, industry and in the corporate world to produce results that will be relevant to resolving challenges in media and digital communications within scholarship and industry. The comprehensive curriculum is designed to equip students with philosophical and theoretical knowledge in digital communication and media management, understand the latest trends and developments in this rapidly evolving industry and be well-prepared to contribute to the discipline through their own original, substantial and independent research projects.
The objectives of the MPhil in Media and Digital Communication Management programme are to:
• Equip students with philosophical and theoretical knowledge of the field of digital communication and media management.
• Develop students’ skills and competences to undertake independent research to address skills gap in academia and digital communication related problems in media and industry.
• Train students in the techniques of authentic customer information sourcing and media management.
• Equip students with practical skills to enable them use relevant computer softwares for digital communication research and others such as Adobe InDesign, Adobe InDesign and Angular for graphic designing and mobile development.
• Develop students’ digital media entrepreneurial capacity to enable them set up digital communication businesses and venture into related research.
DURATION: 2 years (24 months)
• A good first degree in a relevant field from an accredited or recognized institution/university with a minimum of second-class lower division.
• International applicants may be admitted on the basis of qualifications from their home country institutions, for which equivalence shall be determined by the National Accreditation Board (NAB) of Ghana and submitted to the University.
• Evidence of proficiency in English Language will be required from students from non-English-speaking countries.
• For purposes of assessing an applicant’s eligibility, applicants are required to prepare a research proposal, attend and pass an interview.
For further information, contact the Programme Coordinator on 0242639243