The vision of this master of Sociolinguistics at University of South Africa (UNISA), aligned to that of the university, is to become the African college of excellence in the social and human sciences by making a continuous and positive contribution in the service of humanity.
We strive for excellence in teaching and learning, research and community engagement that together make a positive difference in the lives of the individuals and communities we serve.
The College of Human Sciences is a people–centred community of learning and practice committed to fostering a culture of learning, teaching, research and service with the intent of helping individuals and communities improve the quality of their lives.
We seek to realise an Africanised provision of excellence in teaching and learning, research, community engagement and academic citizenship, focused
- in our teaching and learning endeavours on open distance learning, accessibility, e-learning and learner-centredness,
- in our research on multi-inter- and transdisciplinary engagement, reflexive practice and collaborative practice, and
- in our community engagement and academic citizenship on promoting shared ethical and professional.
- Translation and Editing Techniques
- Learning and Teaching an additional Language
- Language Planning and Linguistic Description
- Text Structure and Function
- Methods and Testing in Applied Linguistics
- Language Planning in Education
- 36 months
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DisciplinesSociology Linguistics View 36 other Masters in Sociology in South Africa
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
An appropriate bachelor honours degree in Linguistics or Sociolinguistics with an average of 60%, or an appropriate postgraduate diploma or 480 credit bachelor's degree in Speech and Language Pathology with a minimum of 96 credits at NQF level 8 or a bachelor honours degree in a language, all with an average of 60%. A student who is admitted on the strength of a postgraduate diploma or a 480 credit bachelor's degree with a minimum of 96 credits at level 8 and who has not completed a module in research methodology may be required to complete such a module at NQF level 8 for NDP before he/she will be allowed to register for the research proposal.
International113 USD/moduleTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 113 USD per module during 36 months.
National113 USD/moduleTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 113 USD per module during 36 months.
Living costs for Johannesburg
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.