By | 5 February 2017

Ghana Institute Of Journalism GIJ Opens 2017-2018 Undergraduate Admission

GHANA INSTITUTE OF JOURNALISM ADMISSIONS FOR 2017/2018 ACADEMIC YEAR
Applications are invited from candidates who wish to be considered for admission into
the Ghana Institute of Journalism 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
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
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 2016.
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:
i. 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.
ii. 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.
iii. 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.
iv. 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.
v. Final Year Diploma students are eligible to apply as awaiting
results applicants.
► INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS
International students who hold equivalent qualifications are eligible to apply for any of the
programmes.
COST OF APPLICATION FORMS
vi. Degree- GH¢200.00
vii. Diploma- GH¢ 200.00
viii. 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) Application Forms can also be downloaded from the Institute’s website:
www.gij.edu.gh
1. Downloaded 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, 16th June, 2017
For any further enquiries or help, contact: 0302-228336 or 026-9501772. Email:
gijacademic@gmail.com