Programme: MA Applied Language Studies

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Code Faculty
01250206 Faculty of Humanities
Credits Duration
Duration of study: 1 year Total credits: 240
Prof HJ Bosman
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+27 (0)124202335

Admission requirements

- An honours degree in a language linguistics or a language-related discipline with a minimum credit value of 120; or

- A recognised honours degree other than the above to the value of 120 credits.


Additional requirements

• 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.

• An approved research proposal is required.

Other programme-specific information



Minimum credits: 240

Core modules

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