24 months
1397 USD/year
1397 USD/year
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The Master of English and Applied Linguistics (MEAL) at the Namibia University of Science and Technology is a distinct postgraduate degree programme developed to consolidate and deepen the knowledge and expertise in English and Applied Linguistics dicpline specifically to deliver the language and , competen ce needed for the 21 st century digital societies. 


The programme in English and Applied Linguistics at the Namibia University of Science and Technology focuses on digital literacies, popular literature and the application of literary and linguistic knowledge to solve real world problems. Graduates of this qualification will be well - grounded in language, literary and communication skills through the use of appropriate technology and skills. 

This will enable them to critically and creatively engage in a knowledge society that is marked by digital literacies and competencies. The curriculum i s structured to facilitate specialisation in the areas of Literature and Applied Linguistics with a particular focus on multi - media and digital forms. The qualification will consist of compulsory and elective courses and will be based on a combination of coursework and a thesis.

Career Opportunities

  • Various positions in teaching, acting, editing, publishing, curriculum development, production of in-house magazines and newsletters, translations etc.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Digital Literacies
  • Stylistics
  • World Literature Written in English
  • Sociolinguistics
  • Text and Critical Discourse Analysis
  • Advanced Literary and Critical Theory

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




240 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor of English Honours or an equivalent qualification at NQF Level 8 from a recognized institution worth at least 120 credits

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    1397 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1397 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    1397 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1397 USD per year during 24 months.
  • N$ 21,940/ year 1

Living costs for Windhoek

10175 - 12578 NAD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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