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Code 38725 978 (360)

Admission and selection requirements

Admission to the PhD programme in Journalism requires the candidate to be in possession of a recognised Master's degree in Journalism or Communication or an appropriate qualification acceptable and within the guidelines of the University. Admissions to doctoral studies will be considered on the grounds of a research proposal.

Programme Structure and Content

The writing of a dissertation. Also consult Part 1 (General) of the Year Book.

Components of the Module

  • Compulsory module
         38725 Journalism 978 (360) (A/E)

The thesis is examined according to the University's guidelines.

Programme co-ordinator: Prof L Rabe,

Should you need further information regarding any of the courses, you can contact the Department of Journalism at: Department of Journalism, University of Stellenbosch, Private Bag X1, Matieland, 7602 or phone +27 21 808-3488. You can also visit the Department at Protea House, 26 Crozier Street, Stellenbosch or e-mail us .