M.A. On Campus

Communication Studies

University of Johannesburg

24 months
851 EUR/year
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The purpose of this Master of Arts in Communication Studies at University of Johannesburg is to explore a wide range of forms of human communication from a variety of perspectives that connect the local and the global and are rooted in African contexts and experiences.


As an inherently interdisciplinary and flexible programme, the Master of Arts in Communication Studies at University of Johannesburg intersects a multiplicity of fields and areas in the humanities and social sciences and offers an opportunity to explore their complementarity and interconnectedness. 

This qualification allows students to:

  • identify
  • explore
  • research a relevant and pertinent topic
  • produce a written research dissertation, under the constructive supervision of a senior researcher in the department. 

The focus of the dissertation is based on the proposal submitted by the student and decided upon jointly with the supervisor(s).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Dissertation: Communication Studies
  • Minor Dissertation: Communication and
  • Research Methodology 2

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The admission requirements are specified by the general university entrance requirements, not excluding the discretion of the Postgraduate Admission Committee or the Head of the Department.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    851 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 851 EUR per year during 24 months.

R14,634 – R171,158

Living costs for Johannesburg

8434 - 12036 ZAR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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