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
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