BIS (Hons) Publishing (Code 12240008)
BIS Hons Publishing brochure
IT Building 6-34, Hatfield Campus
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Due to covid-19 restrictions, clients are not allowed onto campus yet.
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Students can also post or courier the contracts to UP.
The postal address is:
University of Pretoria
Private Bag X20
The physical address is:
University of Pretoria
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BIS (Information Science) degree or BIS (Multimedia) degree or BIS (Publishing) degree with a weighted average of at least 65% for relevant third-year modules or relevant bachelor’s degree with a weighted average of at least 65% for relevant third-year modules.
Consult G Regulations G.16 to G.29.
Other programme-specific information
Subject to the provisions of G Regulation G.18.3, a full-time student must complete his or her studies for an honours degree within two academic years (four semesters) and an after-hours student within three academic years (six semesters) after first registration for the degree. However, the Dean may, on the recommendation of the relevant head of department, extend the period of study in both cases by a maximum of two semesters.
Minimum credits: 120
Research methodology 711 (INY 711) - Credits: 15.00
Publishing management: Management and finance 722 (PUB 722) - Credits: 15.00
Publishing management: Organisation and processes 723 (PUB 723) - Credits: 15.00
Research project 1: The South African publishing environment 724 (PUB 724) - Credits: 15.00
Research project 2: The international publishing environment 725 (PUB 725) - Credits: 15.00
Editorial practice: Advanced copy-editing and editorial project management 728 (PUB 728) - Credits: 15.00
Select two of the following elective modules or any other relevant modules in collaboration with the programme coordinator.
Advanced e-publishing 712 (PUB 712) - Credits: 15.00
Editorial practice: List building and acquisition of rights 729 (PUB 729) - Credits: 15.00
Book history 732 (PUB 732) - Credits: 15.00