Bachelor of Arts: Media Studies

Cornerstone Institute

Program Description

Bachelor of Arts: Media Studies

Cornerstone Institute

Registration Certificate No 2001/HE08/006. NQF 7; SAQA ID: 87406. (376 CREDITS)


The major in Media Studies is designed to help students develop the analytical, critical and creative communication skills required to engage meaningfully with a wide range of media. Building on a robust understanding of media’s political, economic, technological, social and historical contexts, each student will find his/her unique voice through real-world experiences provided by contact with industry professionals and practical projects.


Admission Requirements

  • National Senior Certificate (NSC) with a bachelor’s pass or equivalent;
  • Matriculation Certificate (with university exemption) or equivalent;
  • Higher Certificate or an Advanced Certificate or Diploma in a cognate field.


Alternative Admission Requirements

  • National Senior Certificate or National Certificate Vocational with a diploma pass (or equivalent) combined with the results of the National Benchmark Test (NBT);
  • Mature age of 23 and over during the first year of studies and a National Senior Certificate (or equivalent);
  • The conditions of the Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) policy for access and the results of the NBT are determining factors for admission. Contact the admissions office regarding RPL;
  • Mature students (45 years or later) can be admitted, determined by the RPL conditions and the results of the NBT.


Time Commitment

  • Minimum three years;
  • Maximum six years part-time;
  • On campus and online;
  • January and July intakes.

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated October 14, 2018
Duration & Price
This course is
Online
Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Jan. 2019
July 2019
Duration
Duration
3 - 6 years
Part time
Full time
Price
Price
54,400 ZAR
Per year. Tuition fee rate is double for International students. (Excludes African Countries). Additional fees may apply.
Information
Deadline
Request Info
For your convenience, applications can be submitted online, via fax or email, or in person on campus.
Locations
South Africa - Cape Town, Western Cape
Start date : Jan. 2019
Application deadline Request Info
For your convenience, applications can be submitted online, via fax or email, or in person on campus.
End date Nov. 30, 2021
Start date : July 2019
Application deadline June 20, 2019
For your convenience, applications can be submitted online, via fax or email, or in person on campus.
End date Apr. 30, 2022
Dates
Jan. 2019
South Africa - Cape Town, Western Cape
Application deadline Request Info
For your convenience, applications can be submitted online, via fax or email, or in person on campus.
End date Nov. 30, 2021
July 2019
South Africa - Cape Town, Western Cape
Application deadline June 20, 2019
For your convenience, applications can be submitted online, via fax or email, or in person on campus.
End date Apr. 30, 2022