The Programme

The Executive Masters in Media Leadership and Innovation aims 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 18-month 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 2020 ​admission cycle. The last date for submission of applications is April 30​

Candidates are encouraged to apply online. For assistance in completing the online application, applicants are advised to 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 they need to complete the online application.​​

Eligibility Criteria

A four-year undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in media, communication, business or cognate discipline/s 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 please go through the Admission Information​ document. You can also reach us via the following contact details:​

Aga Khan University
Office of the Registrar
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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