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Advanced diploma : Language Practice

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Campus

Duration of Programme

Enrolment Option(s)

SAQA Credits

NQF Level

Bloemfontein Campus, Welkom Campus

1 year full-time

Semester 1

120

7

Additional Admission Requirements

The minimum admission requirement for the Advanced Diploma in Language Practice is a National Diploma in Language Practice or a Diploma in Language Practice and Media Studies at NQF Level 6 or an equivalent thereof in related fields of study.

A minimum of 60% must have been obtained in the Diploma (Language Practice/Communication/Media) for admission to the Advanced Diploma in Language Practice. Prospective candidates will be subjected to a selection test. The best 30 candidates will be selected based on their previous academic record as well as the selection test (the academic records of previous qualifications and the selection test results will be taken into consideration).

Career Opportunities

Advanced Diploma in Language Practice serves to enhance the skills of Language Practitioners. It includes instruction in editing, translating and compiling documents in the field of work.

The primary purpose of an Advanced Diploma in Language Practice is to provide entry-level vocational or professional preparation or specialisation for a bachelor’s degree graduates or diplomates by offering intensive, focused and applied specialisation in Language Practice, which meets the requirements of a specific niche in the labour market. This qualification also prepares students for postgraduate study, through deepening their knowledge and understanding of theories, methodologies and practices in Language Practice.   

 The Advanced Diploma in Language Practice serves to enhance the skills of Language Practitioners, serve as a means of further professional development, deepen their existing knowledge regarding theoretical and practice-related problems, and understand theories and practices in a language context. This qualification will also prepare students for postgraduate study in Language Practice. These students will be able to resolve complex problems by utilising appropriate methods and techniques in Language Practice.   

4TH YEAR
INSTRUCTIONAL OFFERINGS
SEMESTER 1
SEMESTER 2
 
TRS407C

Language and Translation Studies IV
IRM407C

Introduction Research Methods I
ENG407C

English IV
CRE407C

Creative Writing
AFR407C
FCH407E
GER407E
SES407E
TSW407E
IXH407E

Afrikaans IV (Language X) or
French IV (Language X) or
Germany IV (Language X) or
Sesotho IV (Language X) or
Setswana IV (Language X) or
IsiXhosa IV (Language X) or

 

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