The Programme​

This is a full-time, two-year graduate programme that combines real-life practice ​with academic rigor to position early and mid-career journalists as leaders in their field. The programme enables journalists to develop knowledge, skills an​d professional qualities for success at the highest levels of their profession and gives them an opportunity to work with world-renowned journalists and scholars as they blend practice, critical thinking and theory in their coursework.​​​

Apply Now​

Admissions are open for 2022 admission cycle. The last date for submission of applications is July 1.​​​​​​​

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 they need to complete the online application. 

Eligibility Criteria​​

​​A four-year undergraduate degree from an accredited/recognized university, with a minimum CGPA of 3.00 (on a four-point scale) or its equivalent. Additionally, a minimum of two years of professional experience in journalism or a related field; OR​

A four-year undergraduate degree (or equivalent) from an accredited/recognized university with a minimum CGPA of 2.50 or its equivalent will be considered, provided the candidate has a minimum of four years of professional experience in journalism or a related field.​

For furt​her information you can reach us at:

Office of the Registrar​
Aga Khan University
Graduate School of Media and Communications
3rd Parklands off Limuru Road​​
P. O. Box 30270 ​- 00100
Nairo​bi, Kenya​
Tel: +254 203 740 062/63
Email: regoff.ke.gsmc@aku.edu

A ‘New’ Journalist

AKU’s Graduate School of Media and Communications (GSMC) has given Wanja Mungai a different perspective on her journalism career, equipping her with multimedia storytelling skills.

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