Postgraduate Courses

FAM5012W Media Creative Production

NQF credits: 96 at HEQSF level 9

Course convener

Dr Liani Maasdorp

Entrance requirements

Acceptance for a Master’s programme.

Course outline

After approval of a project, students will work with a supervisor on a substantial research-based media production. This may take the form of, for example, a single project such as a screenplay or video documentary or travel narrative, or of a portfolio of media work. The project must include a theoretical and analytical section, in the form of a conventional academic essay of 8 000-10 000 words related to the focus of the creative project.

DP requirements

Attendance at all scheduled consultations; punctual submission of all written work.


Project (75%); analytical essay (25%).

[Note that students must pass both components.]