NQF credits: 24 at HEQSF level 9


Convener

Associate Professor M Ndlovu


Entrance requirements

Acceptance for a Master’s programme.


Description

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.


Assessment

Research assignment, 50%; advanced multimedia story/feature, 40% and a continuous blog, 10%.