Faculty of Arts and Education

DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH AND COMMUNICATION STUDIES

Chairperson: Mr. K. Mabvundwi


BACHELOR OF ARTS IN ENGLISH AND COMMUNICATION STUDIES

Entry Requirements
A minimum of five ‘O’ level subjects including English at grade C or better

DURATION (4 YEARS)

NUMBER OF MODULES        34

1ST YEAR
SEMESTER 1
BCS 101         Academic Writing & Study Skills
BCS 102         Theories of Communication
BCS 103         Theories of Mass Communication
BCS 104         International Law, Human Rights & Communication

SEMESTER 2
BCS 105         Communication and Culture
BCS 106         Business Communication
BCS 107         Analysis of the Media in Africa
BCS 108         Journalism and Media in Zimbabwe

2ND YEAR
SEMESTER 1
BCS 109         Media Technologies, People & Society
BCS 110         Media Institutions And Organisations In Africa
BCS 111         Law & Media Ethics in the Contemporary world
BCS 112         Feature Writing

SEMESTER 2
BCS 113         Global Communication
BCS 114         Film Communication
BCS 115         Interpersonal Communication
BCS 116         Alternative Media Studies

3RD YEAR
SEMESTER 1
BCS 117        Corporate Communication
BCS 118        Rhetorical Communication
BCS 119        Non verbal communication
BCS 120        Technical Communication

SEMESTER 2
BCS 121        Allocation Voice & Diction
BCS 122        Critical Thinking & Communication
BCS 123        Social Misunderstanding in Communication
BCS 124        Political Studies in Communication

4TH YEAR
SEMESTER 1
BCS 125        Social Psychology
BCS 126        Media & Economics
BCS 127        Public Relations Management
BCS 128        Mass Media, Culture & Society

SEMESTER 2
BCS 129        Research Project (60-80 pages)
BCS 130        Media Processes & Effects
BCS 131        Human Relations and Communication
BCS 132        International Media structures

ELECTIVES
BCS 133        Strategic Management
BCS 134        Political Economy