|Degree Code:||K90||Degree Name:||DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY IN COMMUNICATION AND INFORMATION STUDIES|
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POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA IN JOURNALISM
The Common Regulations for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in all Faculties shall be applicable.
Students wishing to enter the programme must hold a master’s degree in communication, media or information studies, or a related field from the University of Nairobi or any other institution recognized by Senate. The admission requirements include:
(ii) Presentation of an acceptable Thesis Research Proposal. Typically, the proposal describes the rationale for the study, the key questions driving the study, the methods to be used in seeking answers to those questions, and a review of the existing body of research related to the topic of study.
(iii) Applicants with a master’s degree other than in communication and/or information studies will be considered for admission on the basis of their transcript and communication or information-related professional experience. These applicants may be admitted to the program on probation for the first two semesters and required to take prerequisite courses.
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(i) An applicant who qualifies for admission shall be deemed to have satisfied the requirements spelt
out in the Common Regulations for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy of the University of Nairobi.
(ii) A successful applicant shall register as a doctoral candidate and take the required seminars.
Candidates may embark upon their Thesis Research only after successful completion of the seminar
phase of the programme.
(iii) Subject to the approval of Senate, the programme may require a candidate to attend such a course
or courses as may be considered appropriate to remedy deficiencies in the candidate’s academic
background or to endow the candidate with specialized skills or knowledge to assist him in his
(iv) Duration: The doctoral programme shall last for a minimum period of eighteen (18) months. No
doctoral candidate shall be registered as a full-time student for more than four (4) years or as a
part-time student for more than five (5) without submitting her/his thesis, except by permission of
(v) Change of Registration Status: Subject to the approval of Senate, a candidate may change his/her
registration status from part-time to full-time or vice versa once only, in which case regulation (iv)
above shall apply to such a candidate as if he/she had initially been admitted to the status he/she
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PGD-Mass Communication-K40 -(foreign students to add 20% on all items)
ID Card/year 500.00
PGD-Journalism Semester 1
- Total = 66,000.00
- Total = 48,500.00
- Total 48,500.00
ID Card/year 500.00
- Total 66,000.00
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