Welcome to Stellenbosch University

Welcome to the Department of Journalism

The Department of Journalism is conveniently situated on campus in Protea House, a renovated Edwardian building and national monument at 26 Crozier Street. Students are provided with an unparalleled working environment as far as scenic beauty and ambience are concerned, allowing them to pursue their studies with the zest it deserves. 
Visit Stellenbosh Journalism on FB for a look inside the department.

Congratulations to the following candidates who were successful in their application to the BAHons Journalism Class of 2018
Callen Ballack
Grethe Bestbier
Caira Blignaut
Michael Davidson
Casey Delport
Lauren Dold
Joshua du Plessis
Nell Hofmeyr
Randy Januarie
Ross Michaels
Kadzamira Modjadji
Teboho Mokonyana
Christi Nortier
Judy Philander
Jeremy Ryall
Wilhelm Schumann
Alundrah Sibanda
Kamva Somdyala
Sibonelo Sosibo
Arleen Stone
Kyra Tarr
Jody-Lynn Taylor
Stacey Titus
Nicolette van Schalkwyk
Jana Wentzel
Bonita Williams

​The following candidates have been placed on the waiting list and will be contacted (in this order) should a place open up:
1. Jeanine Malan
2. Kelly-Jane Turner
3. Marcellinus Steenkamp
4. Tess Vengadajellum
5. Ane van Zyl
6. Emma Wakefield
7. Jana van Rooyen
8. Aniza Parsons
9. Lyndi Dramat
10.  Fernoll Davids 

The BAHons Journalism programme is a one-year, full-time, honours course for aspiring media professionals.

Please note: The Department of Journalism at Stellenbosch University supports journalism training and education in Southern Africa. As the number of places for practical postgraduate journalism study in this region is limited, we give preference (in the honours programme) to applicants from South Africa and its neighbouring countries. 

For more information on the BAHons Journalism course click here. You are also welcome to contact the course convenor, Ms Marenet Jordaan ( 

Our Master’s programme is a modular course, allowing working journalists to pursue an advanced degree. 
For more information on the MA Journalism course click here.You are also welcome to contact the course convenor, Dr Gawie Botma ( 

The PhD can either be done through the  Graduate School on a full-time basis or part-time.  
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A platform for aspiring student journalists to create online content for the Stellenbosch community and surrounding areas.

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