MA Applied Language Studies

Programme Code


Closing Dates

  • SA – 30/11/2019
  • Non-SA – 31/10/2019

Admission Requirements

  • An honours degree with an average of 65% in a language, linguistics or a language-related discipline with a minimum credit value of 120; or
  • Modules to the value of at least 20 credits in Linguistics at undergraduate level and/or a pass mark for LCC 710 are required. If a student does not meet this requirement, LCC 710 must be taken in the first year of the master’s study as an additional module.
  • Students could be required to do an oral examination or additional modules in order to achieve the requisite level of knowledge and skills.
  • An acceptable level of proficiency in English or Afrikaans is a requisite.
  • Students who do not have the required level of proficiency in English have to take an additional module, TTS 751 Academic writing skills.
  • A recognised honours degree other than the above to the value of 120 credits with an average of 65%.

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: Joanine Nel
Tel:  012 420 2071
E-Mail: [email protected]
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