Welcome to the School of Communication
The School of Communication is the largest in the University, with approximately 50% of the total student population. The School takes great pride in its output of outstanding media personalities as well as top notch professionals in corporate communications, teaching and the performing arts. The preparation of our communication graduates is grounded on solid scholarship and an all rounded approach to education anchored on our sound biblical foundation and the liberal arts philosophy.
It takes pride in preparing students for leadership careers in communications, media, and in teaching and the performing arts. This preparation is grounded in solid scholarship and an all rounded approach to education anchored in our philosophy derived from our Christian orientation and biblical teachings.Today’s graduate of SC shares the same foundation that has distinguished us over the years and seen our alumni excel into prominence with careers in advertising and public relations, print and electronic journalism, as well as teaching and performance in music, theatre and writing.
The School has three departments namely:
Bachelor of Arts English
English plays a signifcant role as one of Kenya’s two offcial languages and as a medium of instruction in educational institutions. It is also the medium of oral and written communication in both public and private institutions. Graduates in English can pursue a variety of vocations, including teaching, writing, translation, editing and journalism, as well as professions in the civil service, the Christian ministry and business.
Bachelor of Arts in French
French is the offcial language as well as the medium of instruction in many African countries. The French degree programme aims to prepare graduates to practice a range of professions such as teaching, translation, interpretation, journalism, as well as service in the civil service, Christian mission and business in Africa and beyond. The degree in French will also enable them to enhance the cultural exchange between different countries in Africa.
Bachelor Arts in Music
The B.A Music major degree is designed to help students to acquire knowledge and skills in music as well as promote the application of these skills in the communication and contextualization of the gospel in Africa.
Bachelor of Arts in Technical & Professional Communication
Bachelor of Arts in
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Master of Arts in Communication
The MA in Communication Programme is a two-year 48 credit hour programme designed to prepare graduates with sound theory and professional skills for further postgraduate study in communication and for service in the church, the media, corporate and development establishments and the society at large. Our graduates are serving in media houses, corporate establishments, NGOs, academic institutions, churches and para-church organisations.
PhD in Communication
Ph.D. in Communication seeks to provide further education for aspiring servant leaders desiring to integrate their Christian faith with their communication skills, creative abilities and knowledge of communication and the arts in an African context. Our programme seeks to equip our graduates on two levels: intellectual and spiritual. Finally, in producing a network of Ph.D graduates, Daystar seeks to empower Christians with a powerful voice in our global society through, development and health communication channels, through corporate communication networks, through both print and electronic media, through media professionalism, teaching and academic scholarship.