The department is headed by Mr. Mwesigwa Nathan. We offer diploma and Certificate courses.
The Certificate course for Journalism and Mass Communication is 1 1/2 years while the diploma course is 2 years.
The Certificate course for Electrical Installation is 2 years and the diploma for Electrical Engineering is also 2 years.
The current annual in takes schedule is May (morning) August (Afternoon) for both certificate and diploma courses.
The department has a well equipped Electrical Installation, Repairs & Maintenance workshop with modern equipment.
The journalism and Mass communication section has spacious TV and Radio studios where students carryout their practices.

All courses in the department are practical oriented; emphasis is hands on compared to theoretical training.
There is a linkage to industry and other stakeholders for practical experience.
Internship for students is compulsory.

PROSPECTS
We intend to bring more courses on board like Architecture, building & Civil Engineering, bricklaying & Concrete practice, plumbing for E. African countries, Motor vehicle technology etc.

DIPLOMA IN JOURNALISM AND MASS COMMUNICATION
CODE FIRST YEAR CH CU CODE SECOND YEAR CH CU
JMD111 Introduction to Journalism 45 3 ENT240 Entreprenuerships 45 3
JMD114 Information Gathering Techniques 45 3 JMD233 Political Science 45 3
JMD115 Communication in Journalism 45 3 ECO230 Economics (Macro & Micro) 45 3
CSD113 Computer Applications 60 4 JMD232 Digital Journalism 75 5
DJ505 News writing and Reporting 75 5 DJ152 Photojournalism 90 6
JMD125 Radio and TV Production 75 5 JMD213 News Paper and Magazine Production 75 5
JMD132 Public Affairs Reporting 60 4 JMD211 Media Law 45 3
JMD121 Sociology 45 3 JMD221 Media Ethics 45 3
REM210 Research Methods 45 3 JMD231 Human Rights 45 3
JMD212 Speech and Language skills 60 4 REP220 Research Project Report 75 5
  JMD234 Internship/Industrial Training 90 6

Entry Requirement for Diploma in JOURNALISM AND MASS COMMUNICATION:
At least (1) one principal pass at “A” level plus atleast (5) five passes at “O” level including English Language.
Duration 2 yearS
Time: 8:00am - 12:50p.m
5:00p.m - 8:30p.m

CERTIFICATE IN JOURNALISM AND MEDIA STUDIES
CODE COURSE CONTENT CH CU CODE   CH CU
JMC111 Basic Principles in Journalism 45 3 JMC131 Public Affairs reporting 45 3
JMC114 Basic Techniques of Information Gathering 45 3 JMC211 Introduction to Media Law 45 3
JMC115 Basic Principles of Communication in Journalism 60 4 ___ Introd to Media Ethics 45 3
CSC113 Introduction to Computer Applications 60 4 CJ211 Introd to Human Rights 45 3
JMC125 Introduction to News writing and Reporting 75 5 JMC212 Speech & Language Skills 60 4
JMC126 Introduction to Radio and TV Production 75 5 JMC214 Internship 90 6
JMC121 History of the Press in Uganda 45 3 JMC213 Speech Project 60 4

Entry Requirements: At least five (5) passes at “O” level including English language
Duration: 1 1/2 Year
Time: 8:00am - 12:50p.m- 5:00p.m - 8:30p.m

For Inquiries Contact the department Head by mail at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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