School of Administration & Management
The Rise of Social Media
Qualification / Course Information
Self-study within 2 weeks. Minimum focused learning time required: approximately 24 hours.
Certificate of Completion
Successful completion of this short course can be included to your portfolio of evidence for RPL consideration
Unassisted Online Learning
A desktop / laptop computer (this product is not mobile-friendly)
A reliable internet connection with continuous access and a minimum speed of 4MB (this product is not available offline)
There are no entry requirements for this Online Short Learning Programme.
However, it is recommended that the applicant has achieved English language competence at a level that is equivalent to Grade 12.
At the end of this Short Learning Programme, you should be able to:
Differentiate between new media and social media
Discuss the features of the first social media sites
Outline the development of social media in the modern world
Discuss current global trends in social media