Postgraduate Courses

FAM4018S Crisis, Conflict and Communication

NQF credits: 24 at HEQSF level 8

Course convener

Dr Ron Irwin

Entrance requirements

Acceptance for an Honours or Master’s programme.

Course outline

This course covers broad areas of strategic communication, security communication, as well as communication and surveillance in the Internet age. Cases may include crisis communication related to environmental, technological and health hazards, terrorist threats, including the management of conflictual communication and counter-extremism.

DP requirements

Attendance at all classes; punctual submission of written work.


Research assignment (100%)