School of Literature Language and Media University of The Witwatersrand

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School of Literature Language and Media University of The Witwatersrand

Located in the Faculty of Humanities in the burgeoning cultural hub of Johannesburg’s city bowl, the School of Literature, Language and Media (SLLM) contributes to the vibrant literary and intellectual life of the city and offers students the opportunity to explore the implications of social and cultural diversity through the study of language, literature, writing, media studies, policy and regulation in the electronic communications and Internet sectors. The School is home to top international scholars, including one of the few A-rated academics in literary studies, and prides itself on its high standard of teaching.

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To find out more about the application process, visit the Wits Journalism section of journalism.co.za.

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Mid-career journalists will find opportunities to upgrade their skills, and branch into new areas.

The Radio Academy teaches a wide range of radio skills at Honours, Masters and certificate level. Courses are offered in areas such as radio journalism, production, presentation and management. Students can also combine these courses for a Certificate in Radio.

The Wits Journalism programme also hosts a number of projects, awards and fellowships that have a substantial impact on the South African media industry. These include Africa’s most prestigious investigative journalism fellowship and awards, Taco Kuiper, the Ruth First fellowship, the Justice Project, Journalism and Media Lab, Civic Tech Innovation Network , Africa Check , Africa-China Reporting Project ,and Citizen Justice Network.

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For more information, visit wits.journalism.co.za, e-mail journinfo@wits.ac.za or call 011-717-4028.

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