Journalism and Media Studies

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Studying

Undergraduate

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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Postgraduate

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

FAQs

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

 

 

 

 

Television

Production class intro video - 2019

I am Thandiwe


iNkciyo

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