BA History and Journalism- New Programme

 

The New BA History and Journalism Programme

Apply Now and begin classes in September 2019!

Advance your career opportunities with the new and exciting BA History and Journalism!!

Through a combination of History and Journalism courses, this new programme will help you to develop the research and analytical skills of historians along with the communication skills and strategies of journalists. The BA History and Journalism will provide you with many of the skills today’s employers want in university graduates while opening multiple career options for you, particularly in fields where critical thinking and communication are essential. The Department of History and Archaeology has developed the B.A. History and Journalism programme that will meet your needs and aspirations when it rolls out in September 2019.

The programme pools together courses from both disciplines. History courses make up two thirds of the required courses, whereas the remaining third consists of journalism and communication courses. Envisioned as an applied History programme, history courses are strongly informed by present issues to boost students’ problem-solving skills as they explore crucial experiences from the past. The programme also includes the best journalism courses to help students to develop excellent communication skills for the articulation of complex problems and ideas. The BA History and Journalism is offered both as full-time (3 years) and part-time (5 years) programme.

Programme Objectives
1.    Demonstrate excellent communication skills both orally and in writing
2.    Analyse and understand complex historical problems
3.    Present complex problems in a synthetic and accessible manner
4.    Apply historical knowledge to the treatment of journalistic subjects
5.    Apply journalistic strategies in the dissemination of historical knowledge
6.    Understand the methods and skills to work effectively with digital content and tools
7.    Work independently in a professional environment

How to apply?

Visit www.mona.uwi.edu/apply and submit your application online.

How do I respond to an offer?

An email will be sent to you regarding an offer. Please follow the instructions on UWI Mona Student Administration System (SAS) to accept.

When do classes begin for this programme?

For Semester 1 of the 2019/2020 academic year, classes are scheduled to begin on September 3, 2019.

What Departmental courses am I required to register for?

Please click courses for offerings. Please see FHE Handbook for faculty requirements.

How do I register for my courses on SAS?

Visit the SAS website through a Google search or the UWI Website at http://www.mona.uwi.edu/, click on the SAS Link in Online Systems and then click Enter Secure Area. Insert your ID Number  and enter your Password (default for you date of birth in the sequence year, month and day), click Log in and then click Main Menu. Click on Student Services, Registration and then Add/Drop classes. Select the appropriate term and enter Submit. Click on Class Search to select your courses( courses are offered by respective Departments, for example, a history course is located in History), Select Courses and enter Submit Changes.

How do I finance my programme?

Financing my programme.

For further details, please contact us at history@uwimona.edu.jm or call us at (876) 927-1922. 

Department of History and Archaeology

Studying pasts; imagining futures!

 

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Coming in September 2019: BA History and Journalism Advance your career opportunities with the new and exciting BA History and Journalism!! Through a combination of History and Journalism courses, this new programme will help you to develop the research and analytical of historians along with the communication skills and strategies of journalists.

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