Media Studies

Teaching Assistant in Advertising/Graphics Design, Department of Media Studies

VACANCY NO. FH/MS 2/2018

To provide support and instruction for Advertising/Graphics Design in the Department of Media studies, to work with the course lecturer in Print Journalism, Public Relations and Advertising courses and any other related areas as requested by the supervisor. Specific duties include guiding students in graphics design, the production of student newspaper, and other publications such as newsletters, magazines, fliers and posters.

Professor/Associate Professor/Senior Lecturer/Lecturer in the Department of Media Studies

VACANCY NO. FH/MS 1/2017

The Department of Media Studies wishes to appoint staff at any of the ranks specified below.

Duties: 

The successful candidate would be responsible for teaching courses on two Undergraduate degrees in Media Studies from a selection of the following: mass communication theory, media management, gender representation, media history, media monitoring, media sociology, media and development, media law, media ethics, cinema, communication research methods, and dissertation supervision.

Bachelor of Arts (Media Studies)

1.0 Entrance Requirements

1.0.1 The normal minimum entrance requirement shall be the Botswana BGCSE or the equivalent with credit in English and in three other subjects.
1.0.2 Candidates who fulfil Regulation 1.0.1, have a credit in English and work experience in Media are preferred.
1.0.3 Candidates who do not meet Regulation 1.0.1 but have the BGCSE or equivalent and the CMS from a recognised institution may be admitted directly to Level 100 of the Programme.

Professor/Associate Professor/Senior Lecturer/Lecturer in the Department of Media Studies

VACANCY NO. FH/MS 1/2017

The Department of Media Studies wishes to appoint staff at any of the ranks specified below.

Duties: 

The successful candidate would be responsible for teaching courses on two Undergraduate degrees in Media Studies from a selection of the following: mass communication theory, media management, gender representation, media history, media monitoring, media sociology, media and development, media law, media ethics, cinema, communication research methods, and dissertation supervision.

Media Studies

Botswana’s Vision 2016 describes ‘a society with confidence in itself, pride in its achievements and possessing a sense of common and shared destiny’. The Media Studies programme at UB aspires to further this ideal by offering courses that allow students to explore, study, critique and produce media that will generate a sense of satisfaction and pride. We offer courses that are highly rewarding and academically stimulating. Students are expected to be intellectually adept and to have the ability to use the tools of the trade for modern journalism and media practice.

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