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 Stellenbosch Journalism on FB for a look inside the department. 

Celebrate 40 years of Journalism at Stellenbosch University in 2018.
Buy the book and join the party.​ Read more about it in our 2017 alumni newsletter, Janus.

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​Study with us

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. ​

Find us online
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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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