COURSE: BACHELORS IN INFORMATION SCIENCE (PUBL...

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3 Years Full Time
Modern information technology offers the possibility of information products being designed and created comprising various types of media over and above the traditional text medium. Information technology therefore results in the convergence of various previously separate traditional media. There is not a single discipline that handles the combination of information products.

Type: Undergraduate degree

Duration: 3 years full time

Compulsory Subjects


First year subjects:


  • Computer Literacy

  • Information Literacy

  • Academic Literacy

  • English for specific purposes

  • Information Science: Introduction to Information Science

  • Information Science: Personal information management

  • Information Science: Information and communication technology

  • Publishing: The book publishing environment

  • Introduction to design history

  • Introduction to media literacy

  • Marketing: Fundamentals of marketing management and marketing instruments

  • Marketing: Consumer behaviour and services marketing


Second year subjects:


  • Community-based Project

  • Information Science: Social and ethical impact

  • Publishing: Copy-editing

  • Publishing: The visual and production dimensions of publishing

  • Text Design

  • Visual Communication: Type, image and applications


Third year subjects:


  • Publishing: Publishing in the digital environment

  • Publishing: Commissioning

  • Publishing: Management in the publishing environment

  • Publishing: Publishing in the magazine and corporate environment


Careers: Information technologist, publisher.

Source: www.up.ac.za



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