Postgraduate
Programme Code:
09MEAL
Duration:
2.00
Mode of Study:
Full Time, Part Time
Accreditation:
NQF Level 9, Credits 240

Master of English and Applied Linguistics

Course Overview

The Master of English and Applied Linguistics (MEAL) 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 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.

Admissions Requirements

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

Career Opportunities

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

Some of the Subjects You Will Study

Year 1
Semester 1

Course Code

Course Title

Prerequisite

DGL911S

Digital Literacies

None

SYL412S

Stylistics

None

WLW911S

World Literature Written in English

None Compulsory

 

Semester 2

CRT921S

Critical Research Paradigms

None

Plus ONE of the following Strands depending on specialisation, i.e. Applied Linguistics, and Literature:

Applied Linguistics Strand

SLL412S

Sociolinguistics

None

TCD921S

Text and Critical Discourse Analysis

None

Literature Strand

ALC921S

Advanced Literary and Critical Theory

None

BNF921S

Biographical and Non-fiction writing in Africa

None

 

Year 2
Semester 3
ONE of the following strands depending on specialisation, and based on choice made in previous Semester 2:

Applied Linguistics Strand

ESP911S

English for Specific Purposes

None

Literature Strand

PLT911S

Popular Literature

None

 

Semester 4

TEA911S

Thesis

Advanced Research Methodology

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