NQF credits: 24 at HEQSF level 8


Associate Professor M Ndlovu

Entrance requirements

Acceptance for an Honours programme.


This course grapples with the various forms, techniques, demands, pressures and complexities of political reporting in South Africa. It requires an understanding of and interest in contemporary political events and a willingness to experiment with ideas and opinions. The course empowers students with multimedia journalism skills.

DP requirements

Attendance at all classes; punctual submission of written work.


One written research assignment of 3,500 words, 50%. One multimedia news story, 15%. One multimedia feature, 25%. A continuous blog, 10%.