Welcome to the Department of Mass Communication. If you are here because you are aspiring to study mass communication, you are at the very right place, if you have just got admitted to study mass communication at this great University, you made the very right decision and you are in for pleasant surprises, and if you are a returning student, then you are a witness to the fulfilling experiences of being a member of the family of Mass Communication Department.
Down the road, all of you will discover that Mass Communication is a hopelessly dynamic area of study that produces professionals in various communicational walks of life; journalism, broadcasting, public relations and advertising are a few examples. The study of mass communication has never been as interesting as it becomes in today’s world. The current advancement in media technology allows for impressive and expressive graphic design and animations that took media production to another level; as much as it is a serious work, it has also become a fun every bit of it.
Here at the Department of Mass Communication of the Nile University of Nigeria, we train our students on the philosophical and theoretical aspects of journalism, media studies, public relations, advertising, newspapering and magazine layout & graphic design, as well as taking them through the practical experiences of making them do it themselves. The Department is well equipped with the highly experienced Professors, who are highly grounded in the theory of the profession augmented with deep experience in the real world media industry. The Department housed the-state-of-the-art studio facilities, with the latest media production gadgets. With our television, radio, press and PRAD studios as well as our editing room, we train our students not just to face the journalistic challenges of the real world but to emerge uniquely victorious at the end of the journey. Additionally, we augment our practical training with visits to media houses so that our students will have the opportunity to compare what they are learning at the Department with what is out there in the industry.
Beyond the academics, here at the Department of Mass Communication, we operate as a family, we make sure to run and survive together. No member of the family deserves to be laid off regardless of the odds.
Once again, welcome to the family of the Department of Mass Communication. I hope that by the time you are graduating, you must have taken and added values to your colleagues, you must have left a positive and indelible mark on the memory of the Department and the University at large.