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Diploma : Language Practice and Media Studies

DP_LPM

Campus

Duration of Programme

Enrolment Option(s)

SAQA Credits

NQF Level

Bloemfontein Campus, Welkom Campus

3 Years

Semester 1

360

6

Additional Admission Requirements

For candidates who matriculated in 2007 or before:

In addition to the general admission requirements, a minimum mark of 60% on higher grade in any two official regional languages is required.

For candidates who completed the NSC in 2008 and thereafter:

In addition to the general admission requirements, a minimum mark of 60% in any two official regional languages is required.

Career Opportunities

Language Practitioner; Training Officer; Copywriter; Administrative Officer; Translator; Communications Officer; Technical Writer; Public Relations Officer; Journalist; Conference Organiser.

1ST YEAR
INSTRUCTIONAL OFFERINGS
SEMESTER 1
SEMESTER 2
 
CPU 10BS

Computer Usage I
LCS 5001

Academic Literacy and Communication Studies
DGI 5001

Digital Literacy
LAE 10AS

English I
INT 10AS

Intercultural Studies I
TVP 10AS

Language and Translation Practice I
MDS 10AS

Media Studies I
NMR 5011

Numeracy
PIM 5011

Personal Information Management
PIM 5012

Personal Information Management
LAA 10AS
FCH 10AS
GER 10AS
SOT 10AS
TSW 10AS
XHS 10AS

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


2nd YEAR
INSTRUCTIONAL OFFERINGS
SEMESTER 1
SEMESTER 2
 
CPU 20BS

Computer Usage II
LAE 20AS

English II
TVP 20AS

Language and Translation Practice II
MDS 20AS

Media Studies II
LAA 20AS
FCH 20AS
GER 20AS
SOT 20AS
TSW 20AS
XHS 20AS

Afrikaans II (Language X) or
French II (Language X) or
Germany II (Language X) or
Sesotho II (Language X) or
Setswana II (Language X) or
IsiXhosa II (Language X) or
VID 10AS

Video: Theory and Practice I


3RD YEAR
INSTRUCTIONAL OFFERINGS
SEMESTER 1
SEMESTER 2
 
OPR 10AS

Public Speaking I
LAE 30AS

English III
TVP 30AS

Language and Translation Practice III
MDS 30AS

Media Studies III
LAA 30AS
FCH 30AS
GER 30AS
SOT 30AS
TSW 30AS
XHS 30AS

Afrikaans III (Language X) or
French III (Language X) or
Germany III (Language X) or
Sesotho III (Language X) or
Setswana III (Language X) or
IsiXhosa III (Language X) or
LPM 30WL

Work-integrated Learning for Language Practice and Media Studies

 

For more information, contact: Department of Communication Sciences

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