SLP in Academic Literacies in Research Supervision

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Faculty Website:  Faculty of Education
Department: Department of Education Leadership and Management
Programme Level: Continuous Education Programmes
Programme Name: SLP in Academic Literacies in Research Supervision
Programme Code: S5ALRQ

Medium of Facilitation: part-time
NQF Level: 8
NQF Credits: 20

Senate Approval: S166/2016(2)

Application Start Date: 1 Apr 2022
Application End Date: 1 Apr 2022

Campus: Online

Contacts: Irma Bence 011 559-5534 and Tebogo Mokgokong 011 559-4197

Duration of Study: 

6 Months

Programme Fees


This short learning programme will provide participants with both theoretical insights into and practical activities in the development of academic literacy for postgraduate students. Beginning with a consideration of the linguistic challenges confronting students, it will then link disciplinary practices and values to various writing conventions before moving to specific research-related topics. Participants will be required to provide practical examples of student writing from their own environments and will also be provided with practical activities linked to each of the topics covered.

Admission Requirements

A potential ‘student’ should possess at least a Master’s degree or equivalent; and have a minimum of two years’ experience of research supervision, in Advanced Diplomas, Honours and/or Masters qualifications, at the time of registration, OR have commensurate appropriate Higher Education experience.

Selection Process

Selection is based on academic merit.

More Information

Please use the following application Specific Token when applying: FEBESLP

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