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African Languages (Coursework)

University of Pretoria

24 months
4229 EUR/year
2114 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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African Languages (Coursework) from University of Pretoria provides a holistic education, transferable skills, critical thinking, and communication and problem-solving that will help you develop to your full potential. 


At African Languages (Coursework) from University of Pretoria we offer an exciting and comprehensive programme.

Students at African Languages (Coursework) from University of Pretoria will:

  • be entering a stimulating environment 
  • broaden their intellectual horizons 
  • achieve personal and professional success through the best possible learning experience.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Dialectology: Nguni and Sotho
  • Drama in Nguni and Sotho 
  • Creative writing African languages 
  • Lexicography
  • HLT in lexicography and NLP 
  • HLT in translation practice
  • Interpreting
  • Consecutive interpreting 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


200 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Relevant honours degree in one of the African languages or relevant four-year bachelor's degree with a focus on an African language
  • 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
  • An admissions essay may be required
  • Additional work/modules may be required in order to reach the desired level of competency

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    4229 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4229 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • National

    2114 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2114 EUR per year during 24 months.

SA and SADC countries citizens - from R36 000 to R50 000

Living costs for Pretoria

8592 - 10309 ZAR /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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