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Study Journalism at Stellenbosch Journalism

Stellenbosch Journalism offers globally recognised qualifications in the field of Journalism. Students will be exposed to theories, concepts and practices that will enable them to define a career in the field. The Department offers three qualifications:  BAHons Journalism, MA Journalism and PhD Journalism.  programme is probably the most popular of all the courses offered by Stellenbosch University’s postgraduate Department of Journalism. 

Applications open in May and close on 31 August every year. Prospective Honours and Masters are required to write an entry test before admission and PhD candidates must submit a research proposal. 

Herman Wasserman

Departmental Chair
Prof Herman Wasserman
Stellenbosch Journalism

This one-year programme is for students seeking to enter the journalist field and would like to learn the foundations of journalism. More information can be found here.

The course is particularly popular with mid-career professionals who want to extend their qualifications and enhance their careers. More information cab be found here

This programme is for students in possession of a Masters qualification, seeking to contribute original research in the field of Journalism. Students are required to submit a proposal before commencing study. More information can be found here

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