Journalism is gathering, processing, and dissemination of news, and information related to news, to an audience. The word applies to the method of inquiring for news, the literary style which is used to disseminate it, and the activity of journalism.
Art editor, Editorial Assistant, Indexer, Magazine Journalist, Newspaper Journalist, Newspaper or Magazine Editor, Printing Administrator, News Reporting, Freelance Writing.
On achieving this qualification learners are capable of:
Collecting information for journalistic purposes.
Reporting for a variety of general journalistic purposes.
Writing stories for a variety of journalistic purposes.
Interviewing for a variety of general journalistic purposes.
Performing journalism related tasks in an editorial environment.
Employing work-related stress management strategies.
Improving their own performance.
Presenting story ideas.
Describing the implications of democracy for a diverse society.
1) National Certificate (Matric) or its equivalent qualification with a pass in the following subject::
English language level 3 (40% above) Mathematics/Mathematical Literacy level 3 (40% above) History level 3 (40% above)
Any of the following: Tourism level 3 (40% above) Economics level 3 (40 above)
DIRECT ADMISSION INTO:
N5 level: Have successfully passed N4 in the same field of studies
N6 level: Have successfully passed N5 in the same field of studies
First Year (1st Semester)
News Reporting 1
Language Studies 1A
Introduction to Journalism
First Year (2nd Semester)
Media Production 1
Language Studies 1B
Media Studies 1
Second Year (1st Semester)
News Reporting 2
Photoshop For Photographers
Introduction to Mass Communication
Second Year (2nd Semester)
Media Production 2
Language Studies 2
Media Studies 2
Principle and Practice of Public Relation
Third Year (1st Semester)
News Reporting 3
Language Studies 3
Introduction to Radio and Television
Third Year (2nd Semester)
Media Production 3
Media and Society
Work Integrated Learning 2