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What To Know About Mass Communications

 

Mass Communication is a course that can be treated under three or more faculties. The three faculties you could choose to pick Mass Communication as a course to study are: Administration, Arts, and Social and Management Studies. This doesn't mean they don't have the same aim, it could be slightly contrasting with job or work activities. Meanwhile, Mass Communication is a course in the tertitiary school institutions meant to train and bring up aspiring students who are hoping to communicate and provide valid information to the public or the mass of people. All the works and jobs concerned with mass communication are done towards getting the goal of spreading or disseminating information to the people in the public through communication channels.

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To study Mass Communication in Nigerian tertiary school institutions, like in all other courses, you will require at least C's if not B's and A's as WAEC or NECO results on related subjects which should be up to eight(8) or nine(9). It should be a combination of Core and Elective subjects treated in Senior Secondary Schools. The subjects required are:

Mathematics

English Language

Literature in English

Government

Civic Education

Economics

Christian Religious Knowledge

and any trade subjects of your choice.

If you can't get at least C's in all the subjects mentioned above, you must never have any grade below C in these WAEC OR GCE subjects:

Literature in English

English Language

Government

Economics or geography

and any trade subject of your choice as they are compulsory for study of Mass Communication in Nigerian Universities. These O level SSCE subjects registered should have C's-Credits on the first seven mentioned subjects aforementioned in any SSCE examination taken by student, whether WAEC NECO or NABTEB.

In JAMB, students should score 200 above even if it is that the normal cut of point for universities as set by JAMB varies in the different  tertiary school institutions available in the nation. Universities may require 160, 180 and above, Polytechnics; 120, 180 and above, College of Education; 100-180 and above in order to be favoured. It should also be noted that some information on students' documents are assessed using the ethics of  any school's faculty. Students ages are also considered during assessment as students who will not turn at least 16 in the year for admission are not needed by some Universities. During examination, JAMB sets questions on three different subjects:

Literature in English

Government

and Economics. So, these three subjects are what you'll be registering.


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