This is a full-time, two-year graduate programme that combines real-l​ife 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.​​​

Admissions have closed for 2023 ​admission cycle. The last date for submission of applications was July 14​.

Eligibility Criteria​​

Following is the eligibility criteria applicable for 2023 admission cycle.

​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 further informati​​on you can reach us using contact details provided below.​​​​​

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Admiss​ion Information 2023

Fee Structure​

Key Admission Dates


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​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