KNUST Bachelor BA Communication Studies

KNUST Bachelor BA Communication Studies

KNUST Bachelor BA Communication Studies –  This programme is offered at KNUST College of Humanities and social science .

What is Bachelor BA Communication Studies ?

A degree in Communication Studies covers a broad range of subjects from the highly practical to theoretical. Students can develop a variety of skills that are extremely useful in many employment areas including journalism, public relations and advertising.

KNUST Bachelor BA Communication Studies Entry Requirement

WASSCE/SSSCE APPLICANTS

(a) Credit passes in THREE (3) Elective Subjects from any ONE (1) of the following options.

  • (i) THREE (3) Electives from Group A OR
  • (ii) Two (2) from Group A and One (1) from Group B OR
  • (iii) One (1) from Group A and Two (2) from Group B:

Group A: English Literature, Ghanaian Language (e.g. Twi, Fante, Ewe, and Ga), Foreign Language (e. g. French, Igbo, Wolof, and Yoruba)

Group B: History, Geography, Economics, Religious Studies, Government, Business Management

(b) Credit passes in any THREE (3) Elective Subjects.

A’ LEVEL APPLICANTS
(a) Applicants must have FIVE (5) credits at the O’ Level, including English Language and Mathematics plus THREE (3) A’ Level passes or equivalents in the TWO (2) Subject Groups below:

  • (a). Either all Subjects from Group A or
  • (b). Two (2) subjects from Group A, and one (1) subject from Group B
  • ( c). One (1) subject from Group A, and Two (2) subjects from Group B

GROUP A: English Literature, Ghanaian Language (e.g. Twi, Fante, Ewe, and Ga), Foreign Language (e. g. French, Igbo, Wolof, and Yoruba)

GROUP B: History, Geography, Economics, Religious Studies, Government, Business Management. They must also have a pass in General Paper

(b) Applicants must have FIVE (5) credits at O’ Level, including English and Mathematics
plus

THREE (3) A’ Level passes. They must also have a pass in General Paper

. MATURE APPLICANTS
(a) Applicants must be at least 25 years at the time of submitting the Application.
EITHER

FIVE (5) Credits at the O’ Level, including English and Mathematics, plus credits in THREE (3) of the following: English Literature, Ghanaian Language (e.g. Twi, Fante, Ewe, and Ga), Foreign Language (e. g. French, Igbo, Wolof, and Yoruba) and other general Arts subjects.

OR

(a) WASSCE/SSSCE credits in THREE (3) Core Subjects (English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science), plus Credit passes in THREE (3) Elective Subjects from any ONE (1) of the following options.

  • (i) THREE (3) Electives from Group A OR
  • (ii) Two (2) from Group A and One (1) from Group B OR
  • (iii) One (1) from Group A and Two (2) from Group B:

GROUP A: English Literature, Ghanaian Language (e.g. Twi, Fante, Ewe, and Ga), Foreign Language (e. g. French, Igbo, Wolof, and Yoruba)

GROUP B: History, Geography, Economics, Religious Studies, Government, Business Management. They must also have a pass in General Paper


Applicants must also pass a written examination and an interview.

(b) Applicants must be at least 25 years at the time of submitting the Application.
EITHER
FIVE (5) Credits at the O’ Level, including English and Mathematics.

OR
WASSCE/SSSCE credits in THREE (3) Core Subjects (English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science) plus credit passes in any THREE (3) Elective Subjects.

Applicants must also pass a written examination and an interview.

DIPLOMA/ TOP-UP APPLICANTS

Applicants must have a diploma (Second Class Lower or better) in Communication Studies or a related course; e.g. Archival Studies, Journalism and International Relations.

Career Opportunities For BA Communication Studies

  • Advertising Executive
  • Advertising Planner
  • Bank Manager
  • Bank Research Analyst
  • Brand Manager
  • Broadcast Technician
  • Broadcaster
  • Business Administrator
  • Business Developer
  • Communication Specialist
  • Compensation Coordinator
  • Consumer Advocate
  • Copywriter
  • Corporate Trainer
  • Editor
  • Entrepreneur
  • Event Planner
  • Executive Assistant
  • Fundraiser
  • General Manager
  • Human Resource Manager
  • Journalist
  • Labour Relations Specialist
  • Lawyer
  • Legal Secretary
  • Legislative Aid.
  • Lobbyist
  • Market Research Analyst
  • Media Producer
  • Merchandiser
  • Non-profit Administrator
  • Paralegal
  • Policy Advisor
  • Policy Researcher
  • Politician
  • Professor
  • Proofreader
  • Public Administrator
  • Public Affairs Coordinator
  • Public Relations Consultant
  • Public Relations Specialist
  • Public Speaking Coach
  • Real Estate Agent
  • Researcher
  • Risk Manager
  • Sales Manager
  • Speechwriter
  • Stockbroker
  • Teacher
  • Tourism Consultant
  • Trade Show Representative

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