MA Program in Communication in Africa

Compare MA Programs in Communication in Africa 2019

Communication

MA Applied linguistics is the most common of a number of Masters, or MA as they are commonly known, which have a higher concentration on science and focus less on classroom practice .

Communication classes help students build a wide array of highly valuable skills that open up a variety of career opportunities in the years to come. These skills are highly sought after across several industries, meaning students may have an unparalleled freedom when it comes to choosing a job.

Africa is a continent of 53 independent countries and a rich mix of native peoples, cultures, economies and history. Africa is the second largest continent in the world.

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MA / MPhil in Communication Studies

University of Ghana
Campus Full time 15 - 24 months September 2019 Ghana Accra

In consonance with its mandate, the School of Communication Studies offers a 15 month M.A. in Communication Studies and a two-year M.Phil. in Communication Studies. Both [+]

In consonance with its mandate, the School of Communication Studies offers a 15 month M.A. in Communication Studies and a two-year M.Phil. in Communication Studies. Both degree programmes have as core courses theoretical as well as profession-based courses.

Admission Requirements

A first degree from a reputable University at a minimum of Second Class Lower, or an outstanding record from the School’s Graduate Diploma in Communication Studies programme. The selection process for candidates upon application to the School consists of an entrance examination and interview.

Course Duration: 15 Months

Requirements for Graduation (Credit Hours)

Course Work: 28 Project/Dissertation: 12 Seminar: 3 Internship (two-month-long): 3 Total Credits Required: 46 [-]

MA in Strategic Communication (Coursework)

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time 2 years February 2019 South Africa Johannesburg

This is an advanced study programme that can be completed as a coursework based study programme. This programme is designed to facilitate mastery of a complex and specialised knowledge area within the discipline of Strategic Communication. Due to an increasing convergence of the Marketing Communications, Corporate Communications and Public Relations the programme will address the integration of this communication discipline. [+]

This is an advanced study programme that can be completed as a coursework based study programme. This programme is designed to facilitate mastery of a complex and specialised knowledge area within the discipline of Strategic Communication. Due to an increasing convergence of the Marketing Communications, Corporate Communications and Public Relations the programme will address the integration of this communication discipline.

Admission requirements

An Honours Degree in Corporate or Marketing Communication or related field is required, with a minimum average of 65%. The closing date for applications for this Degree is 31 October of the preceding year for the first semester and 30 April of the same year for the second semester.... [-]


MA in Marketing Communication (Research)

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time 2 years February 2019 South Africa Johannesburg

A dissertation on a theme from the field of Marketing Communication providing evidence of the critical sense and research capability of the candidate is required. A research article that is suitable for publication is also required. [+]

A dissertation on a theme from the field of Marketing Communication providing evidence of the critical sense and research capability of the candidate is required. A research article that is suitable for publication is also required.

Admission requirements

An Honours Degree in Communication is required, with a minimum average of 65%. The closing date for applications for this Degree is 31 October of the preceding year for the first semester and 30 April of the same year for the second semester.

Contact details

Name: Ms Andrea Crystal Tel: 011 559 2574 / Email: acrystal@uj.ac.za

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MA in Corporate Communication (Research)

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time 2 years February 2019 South Africa Johannesburg

This programme is designed to facilitate mastery of a complex and specialised knowledge area within the discipline of Corporate Communication. The focus of this qualification is on the development of conceptual knowledge and skills at highly abstract levels that will facilitate highly specialised and advanced technical, professional and research skills in corporate communication. [+]

This is an advanced study programme that can be completed either as a coursework or as a research-based study programme.

This programme is designed to facilitate mastery of a complex and specialised knowledge area within the discipline of Corporate Communication. The focus of this qualification is on the development of conceptual knowledge and skills at highly abstract levels that will facilitate highly specialised and advanced technical, professional and research skills in corporate communication.

Admission requirements

An Honours Degree in Communication is required, with a minimum average of 65%. The closing date for applications for this Degree is 31 October of the preceding year for the first semester and 30 April of the same year for the second semester.... [-]


MA in Communication Studies (Coursework / Research)

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time 2 years February 2019 South Africa Johannesburg

The purpose of this programme is to explore a wide range of forms of human communication from a variety of perspectives that connect the local and the global and are rooted in African contexts and experiences. [+]

MA in Communication Studies (Coursework)

The purpose of this programme is to explore a wide range of forms of human communication from a variety of perspectives that connect the local and the global and are rooted in African contexts and experiences. Our curriculum develops an innovative participation studies approach that addresses the specific communicative, cultural and social contexts in which we operate. As an inherently interdisciplinary and flexible programme, the MA in Communication Studies intersects a multiplicity of fields and areas in the humanities and social sciences and offers an opportunity to explore their complementarity and interconnectedness.

The first year of study comprises four modules, namely Communication Theory, Research Methodology, and two Contemporary Communication focussed modules. The second year of study focuses mainly on the preparation and completion of a minor research dissertation.... [-]


MA in Audiovisual Communication (Research)

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time 2 years February 2019 South Africa Johannesburg

A dissertation on a theme from Audiovisual Communication that gives evidence of the candidate’s critical sense and research capability is required. A research article that is suitable for publication is also required. [+]

A dissertation on a theme from Audiovisual Communication that gives evidence of the candidate’s critical sense and research capability is required. A research article that is suitable for publication is also required.

Admission requirements

An Honours in Communication is required, with a minimum average of 65%. The general regulation with regard to the duration of the Master’s programme is also applicable in this instance.

The closing date for applications for this Degree is 31 October of the preceding year for the first semester and 30 April of the same year for the second semester.

Contact details

Name: Dr Ylva Rodny-Gumede Tel: 011 559 4112 / Email: yrodny-gumede@uj.ac.za... [-]