Faculty of Integrated Communication Sciences

Welcome Message

On behalf of all our staff and students, I am delighted to welcome you to the Faculty of Integrated Communication Sciences (FICS) at the Ghana Institute of Journalism!

Vision & Mission


The vision of FICS is to be the leader in communication education and research, and to produce world-class professionals for the media and communication industries. We do this by engaging a diversified faculty with both subject knowledge and industry experience. We believe this is pivotal to the Institute’s quest to conduct leading field research to achieve high academic standards for our students in an ethical manner. We believe this focus will ultimately uphold and transform our society.


Our mission is to contribute to the realization of the aims of the Ghana Institute of Journalism (GIJ) through inter-disciplinary research, community outreach, education and training in communications and other social sciences.

Other Relevant Information

The research areas of our faculty include:

Societal and Mass Media processes
Human Communication
Mass Media
Gender and Minorities
Political Studies
Political Communication