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The purpose of the Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Journalism is to meet an increasing demand in the media and communication services for specific and focused skills across traditional and new journalistic platforms.

The programme is delivered in six semesters over three years. Students will complete five three-credit courses per semester, with a mandatory internship between the second and final years, and which will value three credits.

Students will require 90 credits to fulfill requirements for graduation from the programme. The purpose of the programme is to produce graduates with the skills to meet a growing need for journalists who are competent in an increasingly converged media industry. The graduates from the programme will be competent in working on four journalistic platforms – print, radio, television, and new media. These converged skills are in keeping with changes in the structure and operations of media and will make the graduates more relevant and marketable to media and communication services.

Students have the option of completing a Major, Special or a Minor in the BA in Journalism.

Full time students are required to register for a maximum of 5 courses each semester.

Part time students are required to register for a maximum of 3 courses each semester.

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