Programme: MA Augmentative and Alternative Communication

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Code Faculty
01252131 Faculty of Humanities
Credits Duration
Duration of study: 1 year Total credits: 260
Prof KM Tönsing
[email protected]
+27 (0)124204729

Admission requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology; or
  • Any other bachelor’s degree plus a BAHons (AAC); or
  • Any other relevant degree at the level of an honours degree, provided that sufficient background in communication theory and research is evident, in which case an admissions examination may be required;
  • A minimum average of 65% in the final-year modules of the previous relevant qualification;
  • A minimum of 65% in the research module of the previous qualification.

Additional requirements

• An acceptable level of proficiency in English or Afrikaans is required.

• An approved research proposal is also required.

Minimum credits: 150

Core modules

  • Module content:

    A dissertation based on independent research on a topic related to the field of augmentative and alternative communication, selected in collaboration with a supervisor. The dissertation should be based on an approved research proposal and ethics clearance. Use of computer programs for data analysis and report writing is required.

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