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Master of Journalism and Media Technology

Course Overview

The programme is aimed at equipping students with highly specialised knowledge, skills and competencies in journalism practice, media technology and problem solving. This programme further provides students with an opportunity to conduct in-depth research, independently, using the scientific method and synthesis knowledge at the forefront of journalism and media technology, while adhering to the applied nature of the journalism profession. The degree allows students to interrogate and implement approaches that serve to influence the Media House as an entity that interacts with academic institutions.
Graduates of this programme will be able to contribute significantly to national economic development in positions such as Media Manager, Editor, Academic, Freelance Journalist, Science Journalist, Media Commentator/Critic, Corporate Communication/Public Relations Manager, Producer and Director of Media Projects, Media Entrepreneur and Media Expert.

Admissions Requirements

Candidates will be considered for admission into the Master of Journalism and Media Technology programme if they have the minimum of a Bachelor of Journalism and Media Technology Honours degree at NQF Level 8, or a 4-year pre-NQF qualification with a research component in the aforesaid fields, or equivalent qualification in a related discipline from any other recognised institution. In either case, candidates should have proven evidence of having conducted supervised research.

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