Cape Peninsula University Of Technology Journalism Department

Cape Peninsula University Of Technology Journalism Department

JOURNALISM

ND: (National Diploma) 
Students are educated to be sensitive to diversity and transformation. They are expected to undertake research-driven journalism, including the use of technology, in a creative and responsible manner to serve the profession and society. As an important resource for local and national media organisations, students are required to complete a period of staff-supervised experiential learning.

Career Opportunities
A wide variety of possible employment opportunities are available to graduates in the media and related industries.

Admission requirements

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Undergraduates

For all Certificate, Diploma and National Diploma applications, consult the General admission requirements.

General admission requirements

Some courses require students to submit additional information as part of their application.

Additional admission requirements

Postgraduates

For all Bachelors, Honours, Masters and Doctorate applications, consult the Postgraduate admission requirements.

Postgraduate admission requirements

Notification of relocation

Please be informed and take note that it is the University’s intention (approval in principle has been granted) to RELOCATE the following programmes (classes and courses) to the CAPE TOWN CAMPUS with effect from 1 JANUARY 2014:

  • National Diploma in Film & Video Technology
  • National Diploma in Journalism
  • National Diploma in Photography
  • Baccalaureus Technologiae in Journalism
  • Baccalaureus Technologiae in Photography
Syllabus and fees

First Year

 Compulsory subject(s):

Second Year

Semester 1 Only
Compulsory subject(s):

Third Year

 Semester 2 Only
Compulsory subject(s):

BTech: (Baccalaureus Technologiae) 

Students are taught how to fine-tune their writing skills. They are also given an introduction in media management, including the inner workings of newspapers and broadcast houses, and taught the basics of research methodology. Most of the classes are scheduled to take place after hours and over weekends.

 

Career Opportunities
Graduates find employment in a variety of media and related industries. A BTech in journalism provides a good stepping stone to a career in media management.

 

Admission requirements

Undergraduates

For all Certificate, Diploma and National Diploma applications, consult the General admission requirements.

General admission requirements

Some courses require students to submit additional information as part of their application.

Additional admission requirements

Postgraduates

For all Bachelors, Honours, Masters and Doctorate applications, consult the Postgraduate admission requirements.

Postgraduate admission requirements

Notification of relocation

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Please be informed and take note that it is the University’s intention (approval in principle has been granted) to RELOCATE the following programmes (classes and courses) to the CAPE TOWN CAMPUS with effect from 1 JANUARY 2014:

  • National Diploma in Film & Video Technology
  • National Diploma in Journalism
  • National Diploma in Photography
  • Baccalaureus Technologiae in Journalism
  • Baccalaureus Technologiae in Photography