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As indicated by the minister of health Dr Zweli Mkhize, the COVID-19 pandemic is a defining global crisis of our time and a significant challenge we have encountered.

The Journalism, Film & Television department have produced a Pilot Radio Show called UJ School Of Communications Radio which aims to become a media outlet for the School of Communications. Prime Media plans to broadcast this special series on one of their platforms soon.

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Advanced Diploma: Communication Management

Admission requirements: In addition to the minimum admission requirements, prospective students must obtain a minimum of 60% average in their final year in a relevant Diploma or BA degree in order to be admitted to the Advanced Diploma. 

Duration of programme: 1 year full-time

Contact details: Strategic Communication Admin

Tel: 011 559 3613 / Email:

Brief description of programme: The Advanced Diploma in Communication Management is a one-year qualification. It provides students who completed a diploma or degree in public relations, communication management and other communication related qualifications with an opportunity to acquire professional knowledge and skills for a career in public relations and communication management. The purpose of this qualification is for a student to develop the competence to strategically analyse, plan, apply and evaluate Communication Management in diverse contexts. Students will be prepared to develop innovative, professional and globally recognised solutions to address strategic communication (focussing predominantly on Communication Management and Public Relations) challenges relevant to the South African contexts as well as addressing global communication management developments.

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