Department of

Mass Communication (Television Production)

About the Program

We run a four-years degree program in Mass Communication (Television Production)

Entry requirements:

Applicants must write the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) and attain an acceptable standard in the Use of English (compulsory) and three other subjects.

Direct Entry: Candidates should hold a Diploma in Mass Communication of the Department of Mass Communication, ABU, Zaria, Diploma in Journalism or Television Journalism, Television Production or Mass Communication from a recognized institution with a minimum of Merit Pass OR Interim Joint Matriculation Board (IJMB) of the Ahmadu Bello University in at least three (3) subjects obtained at not less than ‘C’ Level.

 

Courses List

100 Level

Course Code Course Title Credit Hour Level Semester
FTP108 Camera & Studio Operations 3 100 First
PDTS101 Introduction to Sound 2 100 First
PDTS103 Fundamentals of Television Production 2 100 First
PDTS105 Introduction to Lighting 2 100 First
TVJS103 History of Nigerian Mass Media 1 100 First
TVJS111 Writing for the Mass Media 2 100 First
TVJS115 Word Processing 2 100 First
TVJS117 Introduction to Radio 2 100 First
TVJS109 African Communication System 2 100 First
GENS101 Nationalism 1 100 First
GENS103 English & Communication Skills 2 100 First
GENS101 Nationalism 1 100 First
GENS103 English & Communication Skills 2 100 First
TVJS103 History of Nigerian Mass Media 1 100 First
PDTS102 Editing Techniques I 2 100 Second
PDTS104 Elements of Photography 2 100 Second
PDTS106 Principles of Costumes 2 100 Second
PDTS108 Basic Script Writing for Television 2 100 Second
TVJS102 Introduction to Mass Communication 2 100 Second
TVJS104 Introduction to Sociology 2 100 Second
TVJS106 Introduction to News Writing & Reporting 2 100 Second
GENS102 Environmental Health 1 100 Second
GENS104 History and Philosophy of Science 1 100 Second

200 Level

Course Code Course Title Credit Hour Level Semester
PDTS201 Introduction to Broadcasting 2 200 First
PDTS203 Editing Techniques II 2 200 First
PDTS205 Television Production Workshop 2 200 First
PDTS207 Fundamentals of Television Lighting 1 200 First
PDTS209 Make-up Principles & Practice 2 200 First
PDTS211 Introduction to Film, Cinema & Literature 2 200 First
TVJS203 Theories of Mass Communication I 2 200 First
TVJS207 Principles of Public Relations 2 200 First
TVJS209 Fundamentals of Research 2 200 First
TVJS205 News Writing: Principles & Practice I 2 200 First
TVJS213 Specialized Reporting 2 200 First
GENS201 Moral Philosophy 1 200 First
PDTS202 Intro to Television Programming 2 200 Second
PDTS204 Fundamentals of Publishing 2 200 Second
TVJS204 Theories of Mass Communication II 2 200 Second
TVJS208 Photojournalism 2 200 Second
TVJS210 English for Broadcasting 2 200 Second
TVJS214 Introduction to Advertising 1 200 Second
TVJS216 Social Psychology 1 200 Second
TVJS224 Principles of Broadcasting 2 200 Second
TVJS218 Feature Writing 2 200 Second
TVJS220 Editorial Writing 2 200 Second
TVJS222 Critical & Review Writing 2 200 Second
GENS202 Entrepreneurship & Innovation 2 200 Second

300 Level

Course Code Course Title Credit Hour Level Semester
PDTS301 Television Documentary 2 300 First
PDTS303 Advanced Television Directing/Production 2 300 First
PDTS305 Camera Operations & Studio Management I 2 300 First
PDTS307 Television Scripting for the Screen 2 300 First
PDTS309 Sound Production: Principles & Practice 2 300 First
PDTS311 Marketing Principles 1 300 First
PDTS313 Television Presentation Workshop 2 300 First
PDTS317 Television Theory & Aesthetics 1 300 First
PDTS315 Creative Lighting 2 300 First
TVJS303 Media Law 2 300 First
TVJS305 Communication Research: Concepts & Design 2 300 First
PDTS302 Communication/Television & Society 2 300 Second
PDTS304 Media Criticism & Analysis 2 300 Second
PDTS306 Camera Operations & Studio Management II 2 300 Second
PDTS308 Non-Linear Editing & Animation I 2 300 Second
PDTS310 Workshop in Photography & Videography I 2 300 Second
PDTS312 Advertising Campaign Management 2 300 Second
PDTS314 Television Drama Workshop 2 300 Second
TVJS318 Issues in Nigerian Mass Communication/Media History 2 300 Second
TVJS314 Foreign Correspondence 2 300 Second
TVJS316 Science & Technology Reporting 2 300 Second
GENS302 Business Creation & Growth 2 300 Second

400 Level

Course Code Course Title Credit Hour Level Semester
PDTS401 Economic & Social Issues in Advertising & P.R. 2 400 First
PDTS403 The Artiste, Script and the Director 2 400 First
PDTS405 Educational Broadcasting 2 400 First
PDTS407 Issues in Broadcasting 2 400 First
PDTS409 Advanced Television Lighting 2 400 First
PDTS411 Non-Linear Editing & Animation II 2 400 First
TVJS407 Industrial Attachment 2 400 First
TVJS409 Communication Research: Data Analysis 2 400 First
TVJS413 Media Ethics 2 400 First
TVJS405 International Communication 2 400 First
PDTS402 Library Techniques for Sound and Videotapes 2 400 Second
PDTS404 Sound Effects & Sound Mixing 2 400 Second
PDTS406 Media Management 1 400 Second
PDTS408 Workshop in Animation 2 400 Second
PDTS410 Special Project: Drama & Documentary Production 2 400 Second
PDTS412 Research Project 6 400 Second
TVJS416 Organization & Management of Advertising & P.R. Agencies 2 400 Second
TVJS418 Rural Broadcasting 2 400 Second

Department Contact Info

Old Government House Close,
Rayfield, Jos,
Plateau State. Nigeria

+2348011111111
television@ntatvc.edu.ng

Mon – Fri 9:00A.M. – 5:00P.M.

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