CPUT Diploma: Journalism Course and Fees
Course Information and Fees
Students learn the craft of journalistic story gathering and storytelling for news, documentary, feature and actuality production across print, broadcast and online platforms. Students explore the interchange between media, society and power through the critical study of media texts, institutions and culture. Learning and production opportunities assess students’ practical and intellectual competences to produce public-interest reporting for different markets and audiences in an ethical, reflexive and sustainable manner. Attention is paid to knowledge skills and values for reporting and packaging general and specialised news reports like Politics and Business.
A variety of possible employment opportunities are available to graduates in media and related fields such as: broadcast journalism, sports journalism, photo journalism, fashion journalism, technical writing, business journalism, foreign correspondence, newspaper reporting, freelance journalism, B2B reporting, sub-editing and online journalism, among others.
For all Certificate, Diploma and National Diploma applications, consult the General admission requirements.
Some courses require students to submit additional information as part of their application.
For all Honours, Masters and Doctorate applications, consult the Postgraduate admission requirements.
The fees for 2023 reflected below may be subject to change.
Please confirm the final fee amount by contacting the relevant Faculty Office or contact person as listed at the bottom of this page.