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Honours and Master’s specialising in Linguistics (AXL03)

BAHons specialising in Linguistics (126 NQF credits)

Prescribed curriculum: The curriculum comprises four taught courses and a research essay. At least three of the taught courses must be selected from the list of electives below.

Compulsory (core) course:

Code                  

Course title                                                                                              

AXL4300W

Research Essay/Project

 

MA specialising in Linguistics (192 NQF credits)

Prescribed curriculum: Master’s students are required to complete a minor dissertation and four taught courses of which no more than two can be at HEQSF level 8 (4000 level).

Compulsory (core) course:

Code                   

Course title                                                                                                 

AXL5301W

Minor Dissertation

Elective courses:

Code                

Course title                                                                                             

AXL4301F

Language Contact and Bilingualism

AXL4303F

Landmarks in Modern Linguistic Thought I

AXL4304S

Special Topics

AXL4305S

Linguistic Approaches to the Study of Narrative

AXL4306S

Language Variation

AXL4307F

Typology and Universals

AXL4309S

Landmarks in Modern Linguistics Thought II

AXL4312F

African Linguistics

AXL5302S

Linguistic Anthropology

AXL5310F

Language Contact & Globalisation

AXL5311F

Research Methods in Sociophonetics

AXL5312F

Topics in Syntax

 

Subject to the approval of the Convener, it is possible to include linguistically oriented courses from other sections or departments. Please consult the website or the other departmental entries of elective courses offered.