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Bachelor of Journalism and Media Technology Honours
Modes of Study  Full-time/ Part-time
Duration 1 Year
Level Postgraduate
Course Code 08BJOH


The Bachelor of  Journalism and Media Technology Honours is an initial postgraduate Degree, registered at National Qualifications 
Framework (NQF) level 8.   This programme builds on the outcomes of the Bachelor of Journalism and Media Technology Degree and
aims at consolidating and deepen the knowledge and skills of students in the main cognate area of learning, as well as developing 
their  capacity  to  conduct  supervised  research  of an applied  nature. This will enable  students  to analyse  theoretical material  and 
demonstrate independent and critical analytical skills. The programme requires an advanced level of conceptual and analytical ability 
as well as intellectual autonomy. The Bachelor of Journalism and Media Technology Honours Degree is structured to enable students 
to practice in the field of Journalism and Media Technology while interacting with people and organisation through the media.
Bachelor of Journalism and Media Technology Honours has been revised to ensure its continued relevance, as well as compliance with 
the  NUST  Curriculum  Framework  and  the  NQF  requirements.  This  revised  programme  addresses  the  ongoing  need  for  qualified 
Journalism  and  Media  Technology  experts  in  both  the  public  and  private  sectors,  as  confirmed  by  members  of  the  PAC  during 


Admission Requirements 

Candidates will  be  considered  for admission  to  the Bachelor  of Journalism and Media Technology Honours Degree if  they  have a 
Bachelor of Journalism and Communication Technology or a Bachelor of Journalism and Media Technology Degree from NUST.
Alternatively, applicants with an equivalent qualification at NQF level 7 or a relevant three‐year Bachelor Degree (pre‐NQF) from a 
recognised institution, of at least 360 credits, may be considered for admission into this Programme. Such applicants, however, may 
be required to make up specific shortcomings as deemed necessary, on a case‐by‐case basis by the department selection panel. 

Applicants who are holders of a National Diploma in Journalism and Communication Technology (pre‐ NQF) shall be considered for
admission on a case‐by‐case basis.
In keeping with departmental requirements, all applicants who qualify shall be required to write a General Knowledge Test and be 

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