Social Media in South Africa

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course information

Course: Short Course

Mode: Online

Study Period: up to 12 months 

Course Code: SMA200OL

course price

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Payment Plan



per month

[over 15 months]

Registration fee:


Once off payment


Course Overview

The skill set facilitates practical and effective navigation of Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, YouTube, Pinterest and LinkedIn and Facilitates the acquisition of the applied competencies required to manage security. Search engine optimisation (SEO), Social Media integration and Social Media analytics associated with each of these platforms.

During this course, students will cover the following units:

  • Unit 1: The Rise of social media
  • Unit 2: Facebook
  • Unit 3: Twitter
  • Unit 4: Instagram
  • Unit 5: Snapchat
  • Unit 6: YouTube
  • Unit 7: Pinterest
  • Unit 8: LinkedIn
  • Unit 9: Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
  • Unit 10: Integration and Management

Study period: up to 12 months   

Assessment and Award

Students will have to successfully complete knowledge-based assessments and summative activities on successful completion of this, students will receive an Academy of York social media in South Africa Skills Certificate.

Entry Requirements

Student taking this course will need to have access to a computer and internet connectivity to study this course online.


Academy of York is accredited by FASSET SETA, SAIOSH, SABPP, PMSA, CompTIA, COMENSA and the Institute of Certified Bookkeepers (ICB) and is registered with the QCTO as a Private College.

What our past students said


“This was a life changing experience for me, the support was awesome, and the help was available when needed.”

Angeline Mothupi


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Eunice Gardner