Applications are invited from candidates who wish to be considered for admission for the 2018/2019 Academic year to pursue any of the following courses:

A. FACULTY OF JOURNALISM
B. A. IN COMMUNICATION STUDIES
i. JOURNALISM OPTION

B. FACULTY OF PUBLIC RELATIONS & ADVERTISING
B. A. IN COMMUNICATION STUDIES
i. PUBLIC RELATIONS OPTION

C. DIPLOMA IN COMMUNICATION STUDIES
i. REGULAR
ii. WEEKEND

MINIMUM ENTRY 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 (REGULAR AND WEEKEND SESSIONS)
(Weekend Session – Lectures start from Fridays to Sundays)

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 by September 2018.

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 any 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)

MINIMUM ENTRY REQUIREMENTS:

1. 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.

2. 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.

3. 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 programme not mentioned here are also eligible to apply.

4. 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.

5. Final Year Diploma students are eligible to apply as awaiting results applicants. (Certificates should, however, be provided to complete the application process)

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

COST OF APPLICATION FORMS

6. Degree – GH¢200.00

7. Diploma – GH¢ 200.00

8. International Applicants- USD$100.00

HOW TO APPLY: There are two types of applications.

(A) Instructions for completing the Online Application Forms:

1. Pay your application fee at any Fidelity Bank Branch by providing your name and telephone number.

2. You will be provided with your application number at the bank.

3. Go to http://registration.gij.edu.gh/Apply/Start to begin and complete your application online.

(B) Download the Application Forms

Application Forms can also be downloaded here Undergraduate Application Form and Diploma Application Form

1. Downloaded application forms should be submitted with the appropriate Payment Slip from any Fidelity Bank Branch).

2. Completed Application Forms (with payment slip attached) should reach:

THE ACADEMIC AFFAIRS REGISTRY, GHANA INSTITUTE OF JOURNALISM,
P. O. BOX GP 667, ACCRA.
Not later than Friday, 15th June, 2018

For any further enquiries or help, contact: +233 302-228336 or +233 26-9501772. Email: gijacademic@gmail.com

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