List Of Media Schools in Ghana

Do you have a passion for journalism, media law, theatre arts, or anything that has to do with media? Are you driven to be articulate, eloquent, and intellectual in the field of journalism? Do you want to be the next Anita Akuffo or Nana Aba Anamoa? All you need to do is enroll in a renowned university with experienced lecturers and facilities that will push you to be the best.

There are a few universities in the country that take on media courses. There are general requirements that run through all schools, credit passes (A1- C6) in your WASSCE or (A-D) in your SSSCE in 5 subjects including English Language and Mathematics. Some schools will take your certificate even with F9, you will write an entrance exam, later take an NOV-DEC examination to be officially admitted to the school, sometimes depending on the course you want to read.

The following are our top picks for the best journalism and media schools in the country, the courses they offer, and their contact information.

Ghana Institute of Journalism(GIJ)

This is the first university for media and communication training in Ghana with qualified lecturers and facilities. They have an array of faculties. Faculty of journalism and media studies, faculty of Public Relations, advertising, and marketing, faculty of integrated communication sciences, and school of alternative learning. Their courses include;

2- year diploma in communication, social sciences, and arts subjects

4- year Bachelor of Arts program with options of specializing in either journalism or public relations

For a Master’s, you can take a 1- year program with options to specialize in public relations, journalism, media management, and communication development.

You will need credit passes A1- C6 in WASSCE and A-D in SSCE in 5 subjects including English Language and Mathematics, core. 

The school is located in Accra, call 030 222 8336

Email: [email protected]

GH Media School

Gh media, Fashion, and Cosmetology are all under GH schools, one of the fast-rising media schools in the country. Students say the school does more practicals together with the theory for a better learning experience. They have a wide range of courses, which include journalism and media studies, integrated marketing communication, tv and film production, theatre arts and media ICT

Journalism and media studies

– Broadcast journalism

– Tv presenting

– Radio presenting

– Newspaper reporting

– Media law and ethics

Integrated Marketing communication

– Public Relations

– Advertising

– Marketing

– B’ comm

– Media law and ethics

Television and film production

– Camera and light

– Editing and animations

– Sound productions

– Directing and script writing

– Art direction and production design

Theatre arts

– Professional acting

– Introduction to theatre

– Make-up and costume

– Modelling and Stage Craft

– Introduction to directing

Media ICT

Other 1 year and 2-year certificate courses

There are no qualifications for a 6-month proficiency course.

For 1-year certificate course, you will need to present a proficiency certificate, SSCE/WASSCE with any grading including F9

For 2 years certificate courses, you will need to present a proficiency certificate, SSCE/WASSCE with passes including English Language and Mathematics.

The school is located at Achima, Abofu junction, Accra. Call 020 462 2250/ 027 762 2250 for more information

Multimedia Institute of Ghana

The school offers media, business, and theatre arts courses. You can present an SSCE, WASSCE, or BECE certificate to enroll. The following is the breakdown of the courses.

Business Courses

– Hospitality Management

– IT

– Marketing, advertising, and public relations

– Business studies

Media Courses

– Introduction to Journalism

– Media and Society

– Media Ethics and Regulations

– English for journalists and writers

– Communication skill

– Psychology

Elective media course A

Journalism and media studies

– Broadcast journalism

– Freelance and feature writing

– Sub-editing 

– Media law and ethics

– Newspaper reporting

– Studio practicals

Elective media course B

– Sub-editing and design

– Digital and radio journalism

– Sports journalism

– Magazine journalism

– Studio practicals

Theater courses

Acting, directing, and film production management

Graphic designing

Call 050 448 8414 for more information

Email: [email protected]

Royal Media College, School of Journalism, Media Studies and Languages

Their courses;

Broadcast journalism

Media law and ethics

Media studies

Radio/tv presentation

Talk show hosting

Disc jockey

News Reading

Sound engineering

Scriptwriting

Studio technician

IT

English and French proficiency

Business communication

Business studies

Graphic designing

3D animations

Locate the school at traffic light, Happy Kids school opposite Nii Tettey Kpeshie Link, Kwashieman. 

For more enquires, call 024 461 1055/ 027 561 1055

Email: [email protected]

Insite Media College

They offer 12 diploma courses, they are;

Diploma in sound engineering

Diploma in disc jockey

Diploma in newscasting

Diploma in tv presentation

Diploma in video editing

Diploma in videography

Diploma in animation 2D and 3D

Diploma in talk show hosting

Diploma in reporting

Diploma in film acting

Diploma in makeup and special effects

Insite is located at Santa Maria, Blue Kiosk junction.

Call them on 054 004 1833 or 050 608 8803 for more information.

Email: [email protected]

Oxford Institute of Business and Journalism – Kumasi

The school offers courses in;

Journalism

Hospitality management

Business studies

Information technology

Business administration

Media studies

Location: Kwadaso Ohwimase, Rolex building, Kumasi

Call : 024 472 4087/ 050 423 4005

Email: [email protected]

These schools offer almost all the same courses. Many courses you can choose from. These are about the only information we can give you, for more inquiries, contact the schools, ask them for their school fees and about hostel facilities. This industry is now flooded to the brim, hence, you will need to fight your way to be the best or one of the best. To do that, you need to go to a school that will help you achieve this dream.


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