Ghana Institute Of Journalism Admission Requirements 2022/2023

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The Ghana Institute Of Journalism, GIJ admission requirement for all the courses at the Undergraduate, Postgraduate level has been released for the 2022/2023 academic session.

GIJ Admission Requirements

B. A. IN COMMUNICATION STUDIES

SSSCE HOLDERS

Applicants must possess passes (A – D) in six (6) subjects comprising three (3) core subjects, including English, Mathematics and three (3) elective subjects with an overall aggregate of 24 or better.

WASSCE HOLDERS

Applicants must possess passes(A1-C6) in six (6) subjects comprising three (3) core subjects, including English, Mathematics and three(3) elective subjects with an overall aggregate of 36 or better.

DIPLOMA IN COMMUNICATION STUDIES

SSSCE HOLDERS
Applicants must possess passes (A-D) in five(5) subjects comprising three (3) core subjects, including English, Mathematics and two (2) elective subjects with an overall aggregate of 20 or better.

WASSCE HOLDERS

Applicants must possess passes(A1-C6) in five (5) subjects comprising three (3) core subjects, including English, Mathematics and two(2) elective subjects with an overall aggregate of 30 or better.

MATURE STUDENTS (Who can apply?)

Persons wishing to enter the Ghana Institute of Journalism as Mature Students must not be less than 25 years of age

Applicants must satisfy the following minimum requirements:

i. Credit Passes (A1 – C6 in WASSCE and A – D in SSSCE) in five (5) subjects comprising three core subjects, including English Language and Core Mathematics plus two (2) elective subjects

ii. Applicants whose qualifications do not meet the requirements for admission as in (i) above may be considered for admission on passing a special entrance examination conducted by the University and an interview. Applicants should note that those who meet the requirements for admission as in (i) above will not be required to take an entrance examination.

NOTE: Applicants will be selected based on a competitive cut-off point for the year. Candidates awaiting results are eligible to apply.

LEVEL 300 TOP-UP (WEEKEND SESSION)

GIJ Minimum Entry Requirements:

i. GIJ Diploma holders with a minimum Final Grade Point Average of 2.50 or Grade B or an equivalent Diploma from an Accredited Communication Training Institution with an average of Grade B are eligible to apply.

ii. Diploma holders with Final Grade Point Average of 3.25 from the following disciplines: Archival Studies, Public Administration, Social Administration, Education and Management Studies are eligible to apply.

iii. Higher National Diploma (HND) holders with a minimum of 2nd Class (Lower Division) in the following: Marketing, Information Technology, Secretaryship, and Management Studies, as well as Social Science and Humanities related programmes not mentioned here, are also eligible to apply.

iv. Degree holders with a minimum of 2nd Class (Lower Division) in the following: Information Studies, Information Technology, Sociology, Psychology, Political Science, Social Studies, Theatre Studies, Marketing, Secretaryship, English, and French are eligible to apply.

v. Final Year Diploma students are eligible to apply as awaiting results applicants.

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

International students who hold equivalent qualifications are eligible to apply for any of the programmes.

COST OF APPLICATION FORMS

vi. Degree- GH¢200.00
vii. Diploma- GH¢ 200.00
viii. International Applicants- USD$100.00

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