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    ND: JOURNALISM national diploma


    ND: (national diploma)

    Students are educated to be sensitive to diversity and transformation. They are expected to undertake research-driven journalism, including the use of technology, in a creative and responsible manner to serve the profession and society. As an important resource for local and national media organisations, students are required to complete a period of staff-supervised experiential learning.

    Career Opportunities
    A wide variety of possible employment opportunities are available to graduates in the media and related industries.

    Admission requirements


    For all Certificate and National Diploma applications, consult the General admission requirements.

    General admission requirements

    Some courses require students to submit additional information as part of their application.

    Additional admission requirements


    For all Bachelors, Honours, Masters and Doctorate applications, consult the Postgraduate admission requirements.

    Postgraduate admission requirements

    Notification of relocation

      Please be informed and take note that it is the University’s intention (approval in principle has been granted) to RELOCATE the following programmes (classes and courses) to the CAPE TOWN CAMPUS with effect from 1 JANUARY 2014:

    • National Diploma in Film & Video Technology
    • National Diploma in Journalism
    • National Diploma in Photography
    • Baccalaureus Technologiae in Journalism
    • Baccalaureus Technologiae in Photography

    Syllabus and fees

    First Year

    Compulsory subject(s):
    13000 ZAR

    Second Year

    Semester 1 Only
    Compulsory subject(s):
    13050 ZAR

    Third Year

    Semester 2 Only
    Compulsory subject(s):
    6870 ZAR
    Offering Type and Duration
    Full-Time / Three years

    Course is offered on Cape Town Campus.

    For any queries get in touch with:

    Contact: Moses Mthethwa
    Telephone: 021 460 3923
    Fax: -
    Email: mthethwam@cput.ac.za

    NOTE: The fees in this prospectus are for the 2016 academic year and are provided to assist you in your planning.



    This information is subject to change based on approval and accreditation of HEQSF aligned qualifications.

    Admission requirements may therefore differ between the existing qualification and the HESQF aligned qualification. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information on this page; however the University reserves the right at any time, if circumstances require, to make changes to any of the published details.