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KNUST BA. Media and Communication Studies cut off points & requirements 2023

If you have a passion for media, communication, and the power of storytelling, then the Bachelor of Arts (BA) program in Media and Communication Studies at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) might be the perfect fit for you. However, before embarking on this exciting academic journey, it’s crucial to understand the cut-off points and requirements for admission in 2023.

KNUST BA. Media and Communication Studies cut off points & requirements 2023

Cut-off Points

Admission to the BA Media and Communication Studies program at KNUST is competitive, and applicants are required to meet specific cut-off point of 11.

WASSCE/SSSCE Applicants

Prospective students should have either a West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) or a Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSSCE) qualification. It’s important to note that the cut-off points for WASSCE are typically higher than those for SSSCE.

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General Requirements: To be eligible for consideration, applicants must have a minimum of six credit passes (A1-C6 for WASSCE and A-D for SSSCE) in core subjects, including English and Mathematics.

Subject-Specific Requirements: Given the specialized nature of Media and Communication Studies, having a background in subjects like English, Literature, or related fields can be advantageous.

Aggregate Score: Your aggregate score, which is calculated based on your performance in core and elective subjects, is a critical factor in gaining admission.

WASSCE/SSSCE APPLICANTS Entry Requirements

Core Subjects: Credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, and Integrated
Science
For (a):
Elective Subjects: Credit passes in THREE (3) from any ONE (1) of the following options.
Three (3) Electives from Group A OR
Two (2) from Group A and One (1) from Group B OR
One (1) from Group A and Two (2) from Group B:

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Group A: English Literature, Ghanaian Language (e.g., Asante Twi, Akuapem Twi, and Fante, Ewe, Ga, etc.,), Foreign Language (e. g. French, Igbo, Wolof, Yoruba, etc.).
Group B: History, Geography, Economics, Religious Studies, Government, Business Management.
For (b):

Credit passes in any THREE (3) Elective subjects

‘A’ LEVEL APPLICANTS Entry Requirements

‘O’ Level: Credit passes in FIVE (5) subjects including English Language and
Mathematics.
‘A’ Level or equivalent: Credit passes in THREE (3) subjects in the TWO (2) Subject Groups below:

Either all Subjects from Group A or
Two (2) subjects from Group A, and one (1) subject from Group B
One (1) subject from Group A, and Two (2) subjects from Group B GROUP A: English Literature, Ghanaian Language (e.g., Asante Twi, Akuapem Twi, Fante, Ewe, Ga, etc.), Foreign Language (e. g. French, Igbo, Wolof, Yoruba, etc.).

GROUP B: History, Geography, Economics, Religious Studies, Government, Business Management. They must also have a pass in General Paper.

MATURE APPLICANTS Entry Requirements

An applicant must be at least 25 years at the time of the application.
An applicant must also satisfy the requirements for WASSCE/SSSCE OR ‘A’ Level.

DIPLOMA APPLICANTS Entry Requirements

Diploma (Second Class Lower or better) in Communication Studies or a related
programme; e.g. Archival Studies, Journalism and International Relations.

Conclusion

Pursuing a BA in Media and Communication Studies at KNUST is a rewarding endeavor. However, meeting the cut-off points and fulfilling the requirements is the first crucial step toward securing your place in this program. Stay informed and adhere to the official application guidelines provided by KNUST.

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