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Communication Law - CML1501

Under Graduate Degree Semester module NQF level: 5 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Purpose: The purpose of the module is to instill skills, knowledge and aptitude regarding the regulation and transfer of information through the computer, internet, cable, satellite, telephone, and wireless communication. It include several areas like the law and journalism, market regulation, content regulation, market access, and consumer protection. The purpose articulates high priority issues including the media and democracy, censorship, copyright, defamation, invasion of privacy, new media technology and the regulation of the media. The purpose of this module is to consequently equip students with knowledge of and insight into communication law.