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The Wits Journalism Programme is suitable for aspirant and working journalists. Located in Johannesburg - at the heart of the country's media - it is well placed to work closely with the industry and working professionals to ensure a rich and exciting centre of teaching, training, research and public engagement.

The programme offers two streams:

  • A career-entry route for graduates who want to become journalists; and a mid-career route for working journalists who wish to develop their skills and knowledge.
  • A Masters option with specialisations in financial and investigative journalism

The programmes offer a rich mix of practical and academic training, designed to give them both the skills they need to operate in a newsroom and the analytic and critical knowledge so important to good journalism.

Students will find themselves involved in real, live, practical journalism, ''out-of-the-classroom'' learning in a range of traditional and new media. 

To find out more about the application process, visit the Wits Journalism section of 

Postgraduate Programmes