- An approved honours degree in one of the African languages with an average of at least 60% or in consultation with the programme managers; or
- An approved four-year bachelor's degree (or other equivalent tertiary qualification – with the approval of Senate) worth 480 credits in an appropriate discipline with focus on the African languages.
• An acceptable level of proficiency in English or Afrikaans is a requisite.
• Prospective students may be required to submit an admissions essay or to do additional work/modules to enable them to reach the desired level of study.
• An approved research proposal is required.