NQF credits: 24 at HEQSF level 6.

Course convener

A/Prof M Evans

Entrance requirements

Acceptance into BA degree.


The course serves as an introduction to journalism and will expose students to theoretical and practical aspects of media production. By the end of this course students should be able to demonstrate good writing and editing skills; an understanding of print, broadcast and online media practices; and an understanding of the theoretical underpinnings of these media practices.

DP requirements

Attendance at all classes; punctual submission of written work.