TUT Doctoral Degree in Journalism

TUT Doctoral Degree in Journalism

Qualification code: DDJR18 – NQF Level 10 (360 credits)
SAQA ID: 96880 CHE NUMBER: H16/2278/HEQSF
Campus where offered: Soshanguve North Campus
REMARKS
a. Admission requirement(s):
An applicable master’s degree in the field of Journalism, or equivalent qualification from and
accredited South African University with an average of at least 60%.
Holders of any other equivalent South African or international qualifications may also be
considered, but will have to apply about six months in advance for the recognition of such
qualifications. Candidates will be required to submit an evaluation of their qualifications by
the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) with their application forms for admission.
The Faculty reserves the right to assess these qualifications and the applicant’s suitability/
competence for admission to the programme. Proof of English proficiency may be required.
Depending on the nature of such an equivalent qualification, the completion of certain additional
subjects may be required.

b. Selection criteria:
Admission will be subject to approval of a research topic by the Departmental Research
Committee (DRC). Candidates are required to submit a research proposal and other
supporting documentation to the Department.

c. Duration:
A minimum of two years and a maximum of four years.

d. Presentation:
Research.

e. Intake for the qualification:
January and July.

f. Rules on postgraduate studies:
See Chapter 8 of the Students’ Rules and Regulations for more information.

g. Module credits:
Module credits are shown in brackets after each module.

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