Bachelor On Campus

Culture, Communication and Media Studies

University of Kwazulu Natal

48 months
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We offer a bachelor degree in Culture, Communication and Media Studies at University of Kwazulu Natal. CCMS staff are internationally recognised scholars, and our postgraduate programmes reflect our interdisciplinary and international research culture which draws on media studies, television studies, film studies, cultural studies, history, and health communication.


Modules offered at University of Kwazulu Natal reflect the research culture of Culture, Communication and Media Studies and include: media theory; cultural studies in practice; media in the global world; South African mediascapes, social change & health communication; and research methodology for media and cultural studies. 

Key Features 

  • A wide variety of teaching styles are used to support your learning such as lectures, seminars, workshops, and individual supervision. 

Programme Structure

  • CCMS offers highly structured degrees with weekly seminars, and close supervision. Students typically work in small groups, with intensive expert support. 
  • Each student is allocated an academic advisor, thereby ensuring their success.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants to undergraduate degree programmes must be in possession of a National Senior Certificate for Degree Studies (NSC-Deg) or a Senior Certificate with endorsement.
  • The medium of instruction at UKZN is English,  and UKZN requires a pass in English (Home Language or First Additional Language (FAL)) at Level 4 (50% or above) but note that the College of Law requires a pass in English Home language at Level 5 or English as FAL on Level 6. 
  • UKZN degree programmes require a pass in Life orientation at Level 4.  

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Durban

7800 - 9401 ZAR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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