We put the rad in postgradDate Released: Wed, 16 October 2013 08:41 +0200
On Thursday 10 October the School of Journalism and Media Studies celebrated Purple Thursday with cake and a flash mob at the Kaif at Rhodes University. The purpose of the day was to inform students about the School's postgraduate courses. Students, lecturers, and postgraduate coordinator Dawn Long were there to answer any questions about postgraduate studies in journalism at Rhodes.
The School offers postgraduate degrees and diplomas to students who have completed a first degree. Students with an undergraduate degree in any discipline can apply for a Post Graduate diploma in Journalism and Media Studies, a Post Graduate diploma in Media Management from the Sol Plaatjie Institute for Media Leadership, and a Post Graduate diploma in Economics Journalism. Students can also do an Honours in Journalism and Media Studies, a Masters in Journalism and Media Studies, and a PHD in Journalism and Media Studies.
For more information about the postgraduate courses contact Dawn Long at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Putting the 'rad' in postgrad journalism information day
Photographs by Bridgette Hall
Main photograph: Rhodes students danced to Michael Jackson's "The way you make me feel". In the front are journalism students David Mann and Darsha Indrajith.
PDMM student Robin Chaibva represented the Sol Plaatje Institute for Media Leadership. She blogs at Ms. Robyn's Concrete Jungle Fashion.
Journalism student Fezekile Cokile moved his arms for journalism.
Third year TV student Jason Randall filmed the flash mob and produced a video about the postgrad courses.
PDMM students looked at old copies of Rhodes Journalism Review.
Health journalism student Khangelani Dziba spoke about what he has gained from the course.
Jacob Claassens spoke about his studies in mobile journalism with Prof Lorenzo Dalvit, the MTN Chair of Media and Mobile Communication. Mobile communication forms part of an Honours course in Journalism and Media Studies.
Source:Annetjie van Wynegaard