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The Centre for Film and Media Studies offers a range of courses that equip graduates with theoretical knowledge, practical and creative skills to embark on industry careers, teaching, and research. Join us: be inspired by the world of film and media!
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The Centre for Film and Media Studies is located in AC Jordan building on University Avenue, Upper Campus. We're on level 3 - our reception is room A205.
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An agreement that will give students the opportunity to study a twinned MA degree in Global Media at UCT and at the London School of Economics & Political Science, has just been signed. The first intake for the twinned degree will be in 2017.

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Monday, 24 January 2022
New media initiative to put global media’s coverage of Africa under the spotlight

Johannesburg – Monday, 17 January 2022: The New York-based The Africa Center, narrative change organisation Africa No Filter, Media Monitoring Africa and the University of Cape Town (UCT) have joined forces to develop the Global Media Index that will track and measure the way Africa is covered by top global media outlets. 

Publication Date:
Tue, 18 Jan 2022 - 11:15
Prof Herman Wasserman returns from the University of Houston

Prof Herman Wasserman recently returned from research leave, which he spent in the United States as a Visiting Research Scholar at the University of Houston’s Jack Valenti School of Communication.

Publication Date:
Wed, 01 Dec 2021 - 11:15
Senior Lecturer Dr Ian-Malcolm Rijsdijk has a chapter published in new book

Centre for Film and Media Studies Senior Lecturer Dr Ian-Malcolm Rijsdijk has a chapter published in the edited collection, Cinematic Settlers: The Settler Colonial World in Film (Routledge).  

Publication Date:
Fri, 11 Jun 2021 - 11:15
Update on campus and the academic programme

Dear colleagues and students

I am writing to provide you with an update on the state of the Rondebosch campus and the academic programme following the fire and subsequent evacuation on Sunday, 18 April.

The assessment of the damages and the need to clean residences and academic buildings means that the academic programme at the University of Cape Town (UCT) will be suspended until Friday, 23 April.

Publication Date:
Mon, 15 Mar 2021 - 11:45

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