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Master of Journalism and Media Technology
Modes of Study  Full-time
Duration 2 Years
Level Postgraduate
Course Code 09MJMT


The Master  of  Journalism and Media Technology is aimed at equipping  students with highly  specialised knowledge,  skills and  competencies in journalism practice, media technology and problem solving. This programme further provides students with an  opportunity  to conduct  in‐depth  research,  independently,  using  the  scientific method  and  synthesis  knowledge  at  the  forefront  of  journalism and media technology, while adhering to the applied nature of the journalism profession. The degree allows students to  interrogate  and  implement  approaches  that  serve  to  influence  the  media  house  as  an  entity  that  interacts  with  academic  institutions.


Admission Requirements 

Candidates will be considered for admission into the Master of Journalism and Media Technology if they have a minimum of a 
Bachelor  of  Journalism  and  Media  Technology  Honours  at  NQF  Level  8,  or  a  4‐year  pre‐NQF  qualification  with  a  research 
component in  the aforesaid  fields, or equivalent qualification in a  related discipline  from any other  recognised institutions. In 
either case, candidates should have proven evidence of having conducted supervised research.

Candidates  may  be  required  to  attend  a  pre‐selection  interview  and/or  test  at  the  discretion  of  the  Postgraduate  Studies 
Committee, to ascertain their competencies in respect of research.

Applicants  from  other  universities  should  submit  detailed  information  regarding  courses  successfully  completed  in  previous 
qualifications, especially the research project or thesis. It is the responsibility of the student to ensure that they have at their disposal 
detailed information about the courses in qualifications conferred on them previously. The contact details of three referees should 
also be provided. This applies also to applicants who had been working in the journalism or media profession since obtaining the 
aforesaid  qualifications.  Admissions  are  done  at  the  discretion  of  the  Postgraduate  Committee,  who  would  also  decide  on 
exemptions to be approved.

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