The BA Media, Communication and Culture degree offers a qualification that meets the current external demand from industry for versatile graduates who are socially, critically and technologically adept, with significant problem solving skills and adaptability, and the capacity to serve the increasingly complex Media, Communication and Culture environment.

Starting with the first year foundation level, students move towards a specialization in one of three streams in their final year, namely:

  • Video Production,
  • Design or
  • Culture.

Courses offered vary from cultural studies (classic and contemporary) to advertising, visual communication and design, film studies and video production as well as writing for the media.

In addition, students may take elective modules in disciplines such as philosophy, business management, web design, music technology, psychology or marketing.  Some modules do require an entrance test and have limited space.

The programme also places firm emphasis on language which forms the basis for all successful communication.  Students are required to do two years of one or more of the following languages up to second year level: 

This programme provides intensive theoretical knowledge and practical skills in arts and culture, communications, languages and literature, media and information technology from highly qualified staff who have extensive experience in their given fields.

Graduates of the programme will have a high level of language competence, together with expertise in intercultural communication, practical skill for the communications industry, and the technical know-how to keep pace with continually moving global trends and technology.

Potential students practicing video broadcast skills at NMMU Open Day 2014.

 

Contact information
Dr Subeshini Moodley
Senior Lecturer
Tel: (041) 504-2225
Subeshini.Moodley@mandela.ac.za

Mrs Faizah Samaai
Administrative Assistant
Tel: 041-504 3791
faizah.samaai@mandela.ac.za

Files you can download

2017-BA-MCC-Registration-Info