Come and Study With Us in 2020


Students have the option of applying for either:

 What is the difference between the fourth-year degrees we offer?

BJourn 4: This is the final year of the Bachelor of Journalism at Rhodes and it is the natural next step for many third year students. You need to have done your undergrad in JMS at Rhodes (with good marks!) in order to be accepted. BJourn 4 offers a nice mix of theory and practice, with the possibility of choosing between different specialisations.

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There are postgraduate degrees and diplomas offered to students who have completed a first degree. These include:


What do I need to apply?

You need a:

  • Certified copy of both your degree certificate and full transcript from your previous or current university in your submission
  • Letter of motivation (600-800 words)
  • Up to date resume (or CV) with at least two referees and their current addresses;
  • Sample of writing (academic/essay type); and
  • Completed application form which can be found on the undergraduate gateway (BJourn and BA) or postgraduate gateway (Honours, PGDips, MA, PhD) 

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Student's Work

Masters (Prac)

Project title: The He(art) of Being Ghettofabulous

by :Thingo Mthombeni (TV)

Project title: The celebrity and superfan

by :Taylia Meese (Multimedia)

Project title: Dissimulate: Masks of Men 

by :Brendon Reyneke (Design)

Project title: Stars Belong in Space

by : Ellen Heydenrych (Design)


Writing & Editing

Story : For the love of coffee…

by : Megan Pretorius

Story : JoStyles…

by : Jessica Evans

Story : Love your hair…

by : Unathi Balele

Story :Sophiatown (n): the house of music and black culture

by : Thandolwethu Gulwa

Story :Being a successful vendor in Makhanda

by : Unathi Balele






Production class intro video - 2019

I am Thandiwe


by :Zimkhita Kweza & Nelisa Kom

I am Thandiwe

by :Beugené Green and Yolanda Mdzeke

Dear Friend 

by :Tumelo Thamaga and Sinalo Thuku




Digital Media

Class Instagram page

Best blogs

 Chloe Osmond View Blog

Alice Draper View Blog

Frances Housdon View Blog