Ghana Institute of Journalism GIJ Admission Forms 2019/2020 is Out

Ghana Institute of Journalism GIJ Admission Forms 2019/2020 is Out – The Ghana Institute of Journalism, GIJ has released the Admission Forms for various programmes for the 2019/2020 academic year.

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Ghana Institute of Journalism GIJ

Ghana Institute of Journalism GIJ Admission Form, GIJ Sandwich Admission Form 2019, GIJ Diploma Admission Portal 2019/2020, GIJ Admission Application Closing Date 2019

Applications are invited from suitably qualified applicants for the Ghana Institute of Journalism (GIJ) undergraduate and postgraduate admission exercise for the 2019/2020 academic session.

The period for accepting new applications:  08 Feb 2019 – 28 June 2019

GIJ PROGRAMMES AVAILABLE FOR 2019/2020 ACADEMIC YEAR

A. FACULTY OF COMMUNICATION AND SOCIAL STUDIES

DIPLOMA IN COMMUNICATION STUDIES

i. Regular
ii. Weekend (Lectures run from Friday to Sunday)

B. FACULTY OF JOURNALISM

B. A. IN COMMUNICATION STUDIES

i. Journalism Option (Regular)
ii. Journalism Option (Top-Up Weekend)

C. FACULTY OF PUBLIC RELATIONS AND ADVERTISING

B. A. IN COMMUNICATION STUDIES

i. Public Relations Option (Regular)
ii. Public Relations Option (Top-Up Weekend)

D. SCHOOL OF GRADUATE STUDIES AND RESEARCH

POSTGRADUATE PROGRAMMES – REGULAR

i. Master of Arts in Journalism
ii. Master of Arts in Public Relations
iii. Master of Arts in Media Management
iv. Master of Arts in Development Communication
These are 15-month intensive programmes based on the semester system. Lectures run from Monday to Friday (7.00 am – 8.00 pm).

POSTGRADUATE PROGRAMMES – WEEKEND

i. Master of Arts in Public Relations
ii. Master of Arts in Development Communication
These are 15-month intensive programmes based on the semester system. Lectures run from Friday to Sunday.

POSTGRADUATE PROGRAMMES – SANDWICH

i. Master of Arts in Journalism
ii. Master of Arts in Public Relations
iii. Master of Arts in Media Management
iv. Master of Arts in Development Communication

The sandwich programme is an intensive career-oriented master’s programme tailored towards busy media, communication, and allied professionals who seek to upgrade themselves. The programme shall be held over two (2) sandwich semesters of 8-weeks, (June-July) per semester.

MINIMUM ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

DIPLOMA IN COMMUNICATION STUDIES

REGULAR AND WEEKEND SESSIONS

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

MATURE STUDENTS
Persons wishing to apply as mature students must not be less than 25 years of age by September 2019.

Applicants must also 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 Institute. Applicants should note that those who meet the requirements for admission as in (i) above will not be required to take the entrance examination.

B.A IN COMMUNICATION STUDIES

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

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 (Saturday and Sunday)

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 programmes 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)

POSTGRADUATE PROGRAMMES

i. A Bachelor’s degree in Communication Studies from the Ghana Institute of Journalism or any accredited/recognized university, with at least Second-Class Lower Division.

Or

A Bachelor’s degree in other disciplines from any reputable university with at least Second-Class Lower Division.

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ii. Passing an entrance examination and selection interview.

NOTE: Applicants from Non-English speaking countries must also have a minimum level of English Language Proficiency in the following: GSCE/O LEVEL, IELTS and TOEFL.

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

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

Fidelity Bank ______________1971031304445
Swift Code _______________FBLIGHAC

COST OF GIJ APPLICATION FORMS

Ghanaian Applicants

Diploma – GH¢200.00
Degree – GH¢250.00
M.A. – GH¢300.00

International Applicants

Diploma & Degree – USD$120.00
Postgraduate – USD$150.00

HOW TO APPLY FOR GHANA INSTITUTE OF JOURNALISM

There are two types of applications.

1. Online Application:

  • Pay your application fee at any Fidelity Bank Branch by providing your name (as will appear on your application) and telephone number.
  • You will be provided with your application number at the bank.
  • Go to http://registration.gij.edu.gh/apply/start to begin and complete your application online.
  • Note: you will need a valid email address to complete the online application.

2. Application Form

  • You can also download application form from the Institute’s website, www.gij.edu.gh, and complete them manually.
  • Pay the appropriate application fee at any Fidelity Bank Branch and attach pay-in slip from the bank to the completed application form and submit.

Completed application form should reach:

THE ACADEMIC AFFAIRS REGISTRY, 
GHANA INSTITUTE OF JOURNALISM, 
P.O. BOX GP 667, 
ACCRA.

GIJ ADMISSION CLOSING DATE

Not later than Friday, 28th June, 2019

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For any further enquires, contact: Tel – 0302-228336, 026 950 1772, 026 396 0567
Email: gijacademic@gmail.com
academics@gij.edu.gh
sogsar@gmail.com
sogsar@gij.edu.gh
info@gij.edu.gh

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