Here are the Best Journalism Schools In Ghana

To achieve your dream of becoming a media personality, you have to enroll in one of the accredited Journalism schools in Ghana. Ghana is proud to be the home of some of the best journalism schools that offer education in both a theoretical and practical approach. Below are the highly reputable schools of journalism in Ghana;

Ghana Institute Of Journalism

GIJ is the first school of journalism in Ghana and became a pioneer in the sub-Saharan African Region. The school attracts lecturers and speakers who are experts in the field as well as students who already work in media and communication.

The Institute offers the following main programs: A two-year Diploma in Communication Studies A four/three year B. A. in Communication Studies A two-year B.A. in Communication Studies Top-Up Programme for Diploma graduates. A 15-month intensive MA Programmes.

The African Institute of Journalism and Communication

The African Institute of Journalism and Communication (AUCC) is a private tertiary institution dedicated to research, study, and teaching media and communications. Since its establishment 16 years ago, the African University College of Communications admission has been seamless, as its main objective is to train Ghanaians about journalism.

Below are the courses offered at the African University College of Communications; International Masters of Strategic Planning, International Masters of Business Administration, Executive Masters of Business Administration, M.A Journalism, and BSc. Business Administration and B.A. Communication Studies.

National Film and Television Institute

The National Film and Television Institute (NAFTI) was established in 1978 by the Government of Ghana as a public Institution of Higher Education in Film and Television Production. The Institute offered three-year professional programmes leading to the award of a Diploma until 1999, when, in affiliation with the University of Ghana, it commenced a full-time four-year professional Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in addition to two-year Diploma programmes.

The two-year Diploma programmes are essentially intended for industry practitioners who wish to update their knowledge and skills.

Institute Of Business Management And Journalism

Institute of Business Management and journalism was founded in 1990 as a private tertiary institution and was accredited by the Ghana National Accreditation Board in 2005 to run tertiary courses. The institute awards Diploma to its students in Journalism in its examination centers – Institute of Comm. MGT [ICM] UK and has now introduced BA- Communication Studies for those who want to upgrade

Accra Film School

Accra Film School (AFS) is a Ghana Education Service-approved training institution for filmmaking and television production. They offer Professional certificate courses in Film Directing, Acting, Script Writing, Film Make-up, Digital Editing, Graphic Design, 3D Animation, Art Direction, Camera, Light and sound Technique, Still Photography, Radio & TV Presentation, and Producing.

University Of Ghana School Of Communication Studies

University of Ghana Communication has always been central to how we as humans interact, learn, work, grow, and make a difference in our societies. Established in 1972, the Department of Communication Studies has a rich history, evolving from the Institute of Journalism and Mass Communications to its current status as a unit under the School of Information and Communication Studies.

The Department offers three graduate degree programmes – Master of Arts in Communication Studies, Master of Philosophy in Communication Studies, and Doctor of Philosophy in Communication Studies.

University Of Education Department Of Communication And Media Studies

This Communication programme is designed to bring the vast resources in language teaching and training available at the University of Education, Winneba, to bear on the content and practice of communication. The programme, thus, emphasizes the acquisition of skills in the use of language, the central function of which is communication.

Their programme offers courses in Business Management such as Business Communication, Advertising, Public Relations and Public Speaking.

Bluecrest University College School Of Journalism And Mass Communication

Bluecrest is a top education provider in Ghana that prides itself on its recognized business, technology and fashion programs.  BlueCrest is accredited in Ghana by the National Accreditation Board, and Ministry of Education to offer Diploma and Degree programs.  Bluecrest has won many awards, and our students who continue to excel across Africa & the world win even more in their real-life endeavors.

Jayee University College Faculty Of Communication Science

The Faculty of Communication Studies runs both degree and diploma programmes in communications studies There is no better place to learn how to report the news than in the Jayee University College (JUC).

At JUC School of Communication, you’ll gain valuable experience and earn bylines and credits through internships at major national and private news outlets including GBC, TV3, UTV, ADOM TV, Joy FM, Peace FM, The Ghanaian Times and Daily Graphics.

Islamic University College Ghana Department Of Communication Studies

The Department of Communication Studies was established in 2011 and it is headed by Mr. Ato Amoaning Annan. The faculty was granted accreditation in January 2011 by the National Accreditation Board to run the Bachelor of Arts (Communication Studies) programme.

It is affiliated with the School of Information and Communication Studies of the University of Ghana, which issues certificates for the Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies degree earned by graduates of the faculty. The faculty offers a Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies degree with Journalism, Public Relations, and Advertising options.

Christian Service University College Department Of Communication

The Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Communication programme is a four-year degree programme. It is designed to equip students with the foundational knowledge of concepts and practice in the field of communication. Graduates of the programme are expected to effectively serve the church and society in a variety of roles. The programme is affiliated with the University of Ghana, School of Communication graduate programme

Crystal Galaxy College

Crystal Galaxy College is a module system university entrance institution with courses designed to aid students in the mainstream university locally and internationally. They are also specialized in preparing qualified and competent professionals for the Aviation and Journalism Industries in Africa and the entire world.  Crystal Galaxy College is committed to the training of men and women who have the greatest desire and passion to impact knowledge acquired in the aviation, Maritime, Hospitality, Business and Media Industries in Africa and the entire world.

All Stars Media College

All Stars Media College LTD is a Ghana-based institution that is highly affiliated with reputable institutions the world over. The college was established on the 30th of June, 2011. Available Courses include Camera Handling, News Reporting, Sports Presentation, Broadcasting Journalism, Video Editing, TV Advertising, Film Acting/ Directing, News Editing, and Disc Jockey (DJ).