MA African Languages

Programme Code


Closing Dates

  • SA – 30/11/2021
  • Non-SA – 31/10/2021

Admission Requirements

  1. Relevant honours degree in one of the African languages or relevant four-year bachelor's degree with focus on an African language
  2. A cumulative weighted average of at least 60% for the honours degree or a weighted average of at least 60% for the final year of the four-year bachelor’s degree
  3. An admissions essay may be required

Note: Additional work/modules may be required in order to reach the desired level of competency

Duration of study

1 year, full-time.

Faculty Notes

The Faculty of Humanities provides a holistic education, transferable skills, critical thinking, and communication and problem-solving that will help you develop to your full potential. You will be entering a stimulating environment that will broaden your intellectual horizons and help you achieve personal and professional success through the best possible learning experience.

As the most diverse Faculty of the University of Pretoria, we offer an exciting and comprehensive range of programmes and discipline-based majors, including studies in languages, social sciences and visual and performing arts.

Enquiries about the programme

Name: Prof E Taljard
Tel:  012 420 2494
E-Mail: [email protected]
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