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Program: BISHons Publishing

Code Faculty Duration Credits Download
12240008 Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology Minimum duration of study: 1 jaar Totale krediete: 120
Contact:
Prof EH le Roux
[email protected]
+27 (0)124202426

Admission requirements

  • BIS in Publishing or any related package or equivalent degree;
  • A minimum average of 65% in the undergraduate studies.

 

 

Additional requirements

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 krediete: 120

Select two of the following modules or any other relevant modules in collaboration with the package organiser.

Fundamental modules

  • Module-inhoud:

    Research methodology and the application thereof to resolve research problems and to create new knowledge, is a valued advantage to any student. The module is compiled with the following objectives in mind: to instruct the student in the basic principles of research and to avail them the opportunity to execute research projects in a professional manner. Students are guided from the selection of a problem to the presentation of a complete research report with practical suggestions based on a solid theoretical framework.

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Core modules

Elective modules

  • Module-inhoud:

    The aim of this module is to further familiarise students with the development, economics and delivery of electronic publications. Students develop strong e-production skills through hands-on implementation of publication workflows for various electronic publications. Students also implement a business plan for the distribution and marketing of these publications.

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  • Module-inhoud:

    At the heart of the publishing value chain lies the commissioning editor or publisher, whose tasks range from commissioning new titles and nurturing authors, through to managing entire publishing lists and making rights acquisitions. This module builds on students’ knowledge of and skills in commissioning and acquisitions, with a particular focus on strategic and financial aspects of publishing list building, and acquisition policies and procedures.

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  • Module-inhoud:

    This module provides an introduction to the history of the book, examining key themes of book production, distribution, authorship and reading. Attention is also given to the development of a textual and print culture in South Africa.

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The information published here is subject to change and may be amended after the publication of this information. The General Regulations (G Regulations) apply to all faculties of the University of Pretoria. It is expected of each student to familiarise himself or herself well with these regulations as well as with the information contained in the General Rules section. Ignorance concerning these regulations and rules will not be accepted as an excuse for any transgression.

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