[FAM12]

 

Convener:

Dr L Maasdorp

Admission requirements:

a.       Faculty requirements are set out under rule FM3.

b.       Specialisation requirements:

·         Completion of an Honours degree or a four-year degree with a focus on Film and Television Studies, Photography, Journalism or cognate disciplines.

·         Portfolio of creative work (film/photography)

Acceptance will be on the recommendation of the convenor, working in collaboration with the programme committee, who will consider applications and may interview candidates. Normally candidates will be expected to have an average of an upper second or better result for their honours degree.

Prescribed curriculum:

Master’s students are required to complete a minor dissertation and three taught courses of which no more than one can be at HEQSF level 8 (4000 level).

Compulsory (core) courses:

NQF Credits

HEQSF Level

Media Creative Project

24

9

Documentary Film: Forms and Theories

24

9

Making the Critical Documentary

24

9

 

Elective courses - any one of the following:

NQF Credits

HEQSF level

Visual Anthropology

24

8

Approaches to African Cinema

24

9

Media Internship

24

9

Political Communication

24

9

Political Journalism

24

9

Mobile Media and Communications

24

9

Film and the Environment

24

8

 

OR a cognate elective in CFMS or another department