The Programme

The Executive Masters in Media Leadership and Innovation programme aim​s to improve media viability by strengthening leadership and promoting innovative​ solutions to the media’s current and future problems.

The programme is designed to develop media leaders, who can think broadly about their organisation’s future and find innovative and sustainable solutions. Accordingly, the two-year MBA style programme will develop participants’ leadership skills to advance and convey vision and strategy, foster innovation and entrepreneurial skills to commence new businesses or transform firms in response to changing market needs.

Admissions are open for 2021 ​admission cycle. The last date for submission of applications is April 30.

Candidates are required to apply online. For assistance in completing the online application, please go through the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) or Understand the Online Process

Only in situations where the online application is not accessible, candidates are advised to call, email or visit the campus for any support that is needed ​​to complete the online application.​

​Eligibility Criteria

A four-year undergraduate degree (or equivalent) from an accredited/recognised university with a minimum CGPA of 3.00 (on a four -point scale). Additionally, a minimum of five years’ professional experience in a related field is required; OR

A four-year undergraduate degree (or equivalent) from an accredited university with a minimum CGPA of 2.50 will be considered provided the candidate has a minimum of seven years proven experience in media or a related field.

​​For further information about the programme, please visit progr​amme page. For information about admissions, please go through the Admission Information document. You can also ​​reach us via the following contact ​details:​

Office of the Registrar
Aga Khan University
Graduate School of Media and Communications
9 West Building, 7th Floor​
Mkungu Close, off Parklands Road
P. O. Box 30270 ​- 00100
Nairo​bi, Kenya​
Tel: +254 203 740 062/63
Email: regoff.ke.gsmc@aku.edu

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