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Are you at Masters level with your tertiary studies and are interested in research on China-Africa? If so, you could qualify for a bursary with Wits Journalism’s China-Africa Reporting Project.
The Project is offering bursaries for Masters students interested in focussing on China-Africa research within one of the department’s other specialisations (Investigative/Financial/Media and Politics/Development Communication).
Masters entry requirements:
Who should apply:
The Masters degree is open to:
- Journalists who have an Honours degree in journalism (or equivalent) and at least two years professional experience;
- Working journalists with more than five years experience, who have a four-year degree in any field.
- The Masters can be taken full-time (one year) or part-time (two years).
- Students must take three courses and produce a research report of about 25 000 words.
- Students are required to take the core course, Reading the Media, then choose two optional courses.
- The optional courses and the research need to reflect whichever stream or specialisation students have chosen.
Applications are open for 2013 online or at the Enrolment Centre, Senate House.
Deadline: 30 September for South African citizens.
Deadline: 31 August for Internationals.
How to apply for a bursary:
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