National Certificate in Journalism

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National Certificate in Journalism NQF level 5 SAQA ID 58978

A 1-year program, where students will be taught the required skills for a career in the fast-paced world of journalism, be it in print, broadcast or electronic media.

Journalism is a career that is constantly evolving and the demand for good journalists is ever increasing. You will learn practical applications for use in newspapers, magazines, radio, internet, and corporate communications.

Admission Requirements

• A Grade 12 Certificate with admission to certificate studies
• An achievement rating of 3 (40%-49%) in 4 recognized 20 credit-bearing subjects.
• English at grade 12 NQF Level 4 or equivalent
• Foreign students whose first language is not English may be required to provide proof of proficiency in English prior to admission to the program.

Career Fields
Students can be employed in the following career fields.

• Journalism
• Publication Editing
• Copywriting
• Freelance Writing
• News Reporting
• Desktop Publishing

Course Contents

SEMESTER 1

  • Language Studies
  • Communication Science
  • News Reporting
  • Compu-Typing
  • End-User Computing

SEMESTER 2

  • Media Production
  • Media Studies 1
  • Editorial Management
  • Media Law
  • News Reporting
  • Photoshop for Photographers
  • Desktop Publishing
  • Work Integrated Learning

Workplace Learning

This programme includes a compulsory 300 hours of workplace learning component. Workplace learning provides important opportunities for professional and personal growth. It addresses specific competencies identified for the acquisition of the programme, which relates to the development of skills that will make the learner employable and will assist in developing their personal skills.

Journalism is a career that is constantly evolving and the demand for good journalists is ever increasing. You will learn practical applications for use in newspapers, magazines, radio, internet, and corporate communications.
Registration Fee: R1.000
Tuition Fee: R15.000
Lecture starts: 12 February, 2018
30% Deposit: R4,500
6 Months Debit Order: R1,925
10 Months Debit Order: R1,155
National Certificate in Journalism
Course Information
  • Course Id:Accredited
  • Credit:120
  • Room:TL897
  • Days:TWF
  • Timings:12:00pm - 4-00pm

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