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University of Johannesburg BA Hons in Strategic Communication
University of Johannesburg

BA Hons in Strategic Communication

Johannesburg, South Africa

1 Years


Full time, Part time

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ZAR 41,177 / per year *


* fees for the complete programme amount to between R41177,00 and R50874,00. Fees may vary depending on the composition of a particular qualification


Strategic Communication Honours facilitate both theoretical and applied competence in strategic communication. Specialized knowledge of strategic communication theory facilitates the ability to critically review, consolidate and extend strategic communication theory to create appropriate responses and to resolve abstract contextual strategic communication problems. The development of practical skill sets through experiential learning in the form of internships and portfolio-based training facilitates the acquisition of applied and reflexive competence which promote the ability to transfer and apply strategic communication skills sets in a range of communication contexts. This program also instills the moral and ethical sensitivity required for the responsible practice of strategic communications.

Reasons for studying at UJ

  • UJ offers not only a special program called the First Year Experience to help orientate students throughout the first year but we also offer a Senior Student Experience that gears students toward the workplace!
  • Grab the opportunity to participate in a variety of sports and train alongside Olympians and Paralympians on state-of-the-art pitches, tracks, and fields, or just keep fit by joining one of the gyms on each of our 4 campuses.
  • Be part of a young, vibrant, and agile university that reflects and adapts easily to our country’s aspirations, while maintaining global relevance through numerous international partnerships.
  • 178 Internationally respected and accepted qualifications.
  • Join a university that cares enough to have raised over R300 million since the start of 2016 in order to support the Missing Middle Campaign. UJ also ensures that more than 6 000 needy students have two healthy meals per day.
  • Study in the vibrant City of Gold – the economic hub of South Africa. Join a vibrant, cosmopolitan, progressive group of students and academics on their way to re-imagining the future!
  • UJ offers an amazing on-campus experience whether you live in one of UJ’s residences, belong to a day house, or whether you just want to socialize at the Student Centres on all campuses.
  • We ensure the health, safety, and security of all our students through our own on-campus health services and UJ Protection Services.
  • Did you know that during the first five years of UJ’s existence it doubled its targeted research output and to this day, continues to break records!



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