Undergraduate
Programme Code:
25BACO
Duration:
3.00
Mode of Study:
Full Time, Part Time, Distance
Accreditation:
NQF Level 7, Credits 370

Bachelor of Communication

Course Overview

The Bachelor of Communication has been revised to ensure its continued relevance, as well as full compliance with Curriculum Framework and National Qualifications Framework (NQF) requirements. The revised programme add resses the ongoing need for qualified communicators in both the public and private sectors.

Admissions Requirements

General admission requirements of NUST including a minimum D symbol in English at NSSC Ordinary Level. In addition to General Admission Requirements (Regulation GI2.1) and Mature Age Entry Scheme (Regulation GI2.2) as contained in the NUST Yearbook, candidates should have a minimum D- symbol in Grade 12/NSSCO English. Candidates who meet the minimum admission requirements will be required to write a special Final Selection English test (not a placement test) which they should pass with at least 50 % to be considered for admission into the programme. Admission under Mature Age Entry Scheme shall also consider recognition of prior learning (RPL).

Career Opportunities

Communication Managers, Speech Writers, Public Relations Officers, Press Liaison Officers.

Some of the Subjects You Will Study

Year 1
Semester 1

Course Code

Course Title

Prerequisite

NQF

NQF

 

 

 

Level

Credit

ICC511S

Intercultural Communication

None

5

12

Semester 2

ICO521S

Introduction to Communication 1B

Introduction to Communication 1A

5

12

OCO521S

Organisational Communication

Introduction to Communication 1A

5

12

NVC521S

Nonverbal Communication

None

5

12

Year 2
Semester 3

RTC611S

Rhetorical Theory and Criticism

None

6

13

SPW611S

Specialised Writing

Organisational Communication

6

13

GDC611S

Group Dynamics and Communication

None

6

13

Semester 4

GCO621S

Gender Communication

None

6

15

WCO621S

Web Communication

Information Competence
and Specialised Writing

6

13

PSA621S

Public Speaking and Argumentation

Rhetorical Theory and Criticism

6

13

PRT721S

Public Relations Theory and Practice

None

7

14

Year 3
Semester 5

WIC711S

Work Integrated Learning

All core courses in Communication up to Semester 4.

7

60

Semester 6

LEC721S

Legal and Ethical Issues in
Communication

None

7

14

MCO721S

Management Communication

None

7

14

PAP721S

Persuasion and Propaganda

Rhetorical Theory and Criticism; and Public Speaking and Argumentation

7

14

MCM721S

Mediation Communication

None

7

14

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