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​New BA Extended Degree offering

From 2021 there will be four different names and four different extended programmes that students can apply for.


Name of programmes:

BA with specialisation in Development Studies

BA with specialisation in Linguistics

BA with specialisation in Linguistics and Language Practice

BA with specialisation in Strategic Communications


Admission requirements

In addition to the compliance with the legal endorsement for undergraduate degree programmes, prospective students must meet the minimum Admission Points Score (APS) requirements as set out below:



NSC suitable for …

Minimum APS


Bachelor of Arts extended


Degree studies

Between 24 and 26





Duration of programme: 4 years full-time

Contact details: BA Extended Degree Coordinator

Tel: 011 559 2701 / Email:

Brief description of programme:

This is a first formative qualification. A successful student will have acquired the intellectual competencies and practical skills to discuss, problematise and investigate human conduct and interaction, particularly in the South African context.