Media are the communication outlets or tools used to store and deliver information or data. The term refers to components of the mass media communications industry, such as print media, publishing, the news media, photography, cinema, broadcasting (radio and television), and advertising.
Here is the List of Media Schools In South Africa
What subjects are needed for media studies?
Academic subjects – such as A levels
- You can study media studies.
- Related subjects include English language, English literature, English language & literature, sociology, philosophy, psychology, drama, communication, film, government and politics, religious studies, foreign languages.
How many years does it take to study media?
Just as you might suspect, a core curriculum for an associate’s degree in communication and media will take approximately two years to complete. However, the timeframe can fluctuate depending on each student’s scheduling flexibility.
Can I study media without matric?
Some people think that without a matric certificate you cannot study further, or get a decent job. That thinking is wrong. … They won’t give you a matric certificate, but they will give you an accredited, recognised alternative qualification. And you can use them to study up to NQF level 6 (National Diploma level).
What jobs can I get with media studies?
Jobs directly related to your degree include:
- Media planner.
- Multimedia specialist.
- Programme researcher, broadcasting/film/video.
- Public relations officer.
- Runner, broadcasting/film/video.
- Social media manager.
- Television/film/video producer.
- Web content manager.
What are the types of media?
Media can be classified into four types:
- Print Media (Newspapers, Magazines)
- Broadcast Media (TV, Radio)
- Outdoor or Out of Home (OOH) Media.