Undergraduate
Programme Code:
25BJCT
Duration:
3.00
Mode of Study:
Part Time
Accreditation:
NQF Level 7, Credits 361

Bachelor of Journalism and Media Technology

Course Overview

The Bachelor of Journalism and Media T echnology replace s the Bachelor of Journalism and Communication Technology currently registered on the NQF. The programme has been revised to ensure its continued relevance, as well as full compliance with Curriculum Framework and National Qualifications Fr amework (NQF) requirements.

In keeping with the Namibia University of Science and Technology’s requirements regarding curriculum development and review, the Degree programme has been benchmarked against similar Degree programmes offered at local, regional and international partner instit utions. The Bachelor of Journalism and Media Technology is, therefore, revised to address the ongoing need for qualified personnel in both the public and private sectors, as confirmed by members of the Programme Advisory Committee during consultations. Gra duates of this programme will be able to contribute significantly to the attainment of national development objectives in the economy by taking up relevant jobs in the public and private sectors of Namibia.

Admissions Requirements

General admission requirements of NUST as well as a pass in a special English test as well as a journalism related general knowledge test

Career Opportunities

Journalist, Public Relations and Communications, Multi-media design and production etc.

Some of the Subjects You Will Study

Year 1
Semester 1

Course Code

Course Title

Prerequisite(s)

NQF
Level

NQF
Credits

IGW511S

Information Gathering

None

5

12

IPG511S

Introduction to Photography

None

5

12

Semester 2

IBJ521S

Introduction to Broadcast Journalism

None

5

12

JNW521S

Journalistic Writing I

None

5

12

MTH521S

Media Theory

None

5

12

Year 2
Semester 3

MDL611S

Media Law

None

6

13

MDP611S

Multimedia Design and Production

None

6

13

DEP611S

Print Design, Editing and Production

Information Gathering

6

13

AVM611S

Audio-Visual Media

Introduction to Broadcast Journalism

6

13

MTS611S

Media, Technology and Society

None

6

13

Semester 4

NRW621S

News Reporting and Writing

Information Gathering

6

13

MDE621S

Media Ethics

Media Law

6

13

DAD721S

Digital Art and Design

Multimedia Design and Production

7

14

PRT721S

Public Relations: Theory and Practice

None

7

14

Year 3
Semester 5

WMC711S

Work Integrated Learning (WIL)

All core courses up to semester 4.

7

60

Semester 6

MEN721S

Media Entrepreneurship

None

7

14

CDA721S

Critical Discourse Analysis

Media Theory

7

15

PLUS one of the following Strand Electives depending on the specialisaton:
Multimedia Strand:

AWD721S

Advanced Web Design & Production

Digital Art and Design

7

14

WIN721S

Writing and Imaging for Multimedia

Digital Art and Design

7

14

Public Relations Strand:

RCS721S

Public Relations Campaigns and

Public Relations Theory and Practice

7

14

 

Special Events

 

 

 

MAS721S

Media Advertising Strategies

Public Relations Theory and Practice

7

14

Journalism Strand:

TVP721S

Television Production

News Reporting and Writing

7

14

AUP721S

Audio Production

News Reporting and Writing

7

14

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