NQF credits: 24 at HEQSF level 9


Professor Herman Wasserman

Entrance requirements

Acceptance for a Master’s programme.


The course deals with media, development and the environment within the African context. It provides an exploratory overview of the media’s role in communicating, framing and reporting environmental issues, with a particular focus on the impact of the climate crisis on African countries.

DP requirements

Attendance at all classes; punctual submission of written work.


Two essays (25% each) and a research paper (50%)