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BA(Hons) Journalism at UP

Please note that the University of Pretoria is considering the suspension of the BA (Hons) programme in Journalism as from 2015.  Once a decision has been made, potential applicants will be informed through the appropriate media.

The postgraduate course in Journalism was introduced in 2012.

It is a one-year full-time programme. In addition to the five compulsory modules, it offers the following:
• Intensive training in reporting and writing skills
• Participation in in-depth discussions on the role of the media in society
• Specialisation options in various fields (such as arts, business, science, and politics)
• Specialisation options on various platforms (such as new media, print, television, radio)

Click here for more information on the admission requirements, which include an appropriate bachelor’s degree and assessments of general knowledge and language proficiency.

The closing date to apply for the honours programme in 2015 is 31 August 2014. Applicants must be available to write the required exam in October 2014 (preferably in Pretoria).

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