I warmly welcome you to the Kenya Institute of Mass Communication (KIMC), the oldest and premier mass media training institution in Kenya and in East & Central Africa region.
KIMC offers training in mass communication; journalism and technical training in broadcast and telecommunications. The institute plays a key role in national and regional development through offering quality training in various mass media disciplines.
KIMC offers students the best training in various careers in the media. We impart both theoretical knowledge and practical skills. The high number of KIMC alumni in the media profession in the region is a testimony of our achievements. Many media organizations are manned by our former students. As the market needs change, we are not sitting back. We are always striving to improve our products and supply the market with the very best manpower.
KIMC is run by an able and committed staff dedicated to molding the students. The administration strives to ensure the necessary training materials, equipment and facilities are available and also ensures the welfare of the students is top most agenda. Our faculty staff is professional in their respective areas. This guarantees quality service delivery. In addition to our teaching staff, the institute has kept close contact with the industry. Practicing professionals are incorporated in training, as guest lecturers and guest speakers who give motivational talks, thereby instilling more confidence in our students and keeping them in close contact with new tends in the job market. To ensure the institute is abreast of market demands, the teaching curriculum is revised from time to time to incorporate new training programme.
For many years, the institute has been training at diploma and certificate level. However, in the year 2010 Institute started offering degree programs in collaboration with the University of Nairobi.
On co-curricular activities KIMC has many activities which keep students busy when out of class. These activities range from sports, drama, HIV campaigns, and religious meetings among others. This is what we call holistic training.
To respond to demand for trained personnel in mass media market the institute has evening/part time programs to cater for those who could not be accommodated in the regular program. This has opened more opportunities for you, Kenyans, to train in the media. In addition to evening programs, the institute has developed tailor made courses to cater for special needs.