BA in Language Practice

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Faculty of Humanities​​, None
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Programme Level: Undergraduate
Programme Name: BA in Language Practice
Programme Code: B7026Q
Medium of Facilitation: Full-Time
NQF Level: 7
NQF Credits: 388
SAQA: 80344

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

Purpose

Practical competence&%2358; Language proficiency in chosen languages. Writing and
productive skills. Translation, interpreting and text editing skills. Terminology and document
management skills. Basic language, text and discourse research skills. Supportive linguistic,
text and discourse, psycholinguistic, sociolinguistic, socio-pragmatic, pragma-linguistic and
cross-cultural competence. Foundational competence&%2358; Knowledge of and insight into the
theoretical underpinning of linguistics, the chosen languages and communication. Reflective
competence&%2358; Strategic and critical application of theory in linguistics and communication with
a view to practical, academic and professional situations.

Career Opportunities

Language practitioner (translator, text editor,
interpreter), language planner, language manager,
lexicographer, terminologist, copy writer,
journalist, subtitler, plain language specialist

Curriculum

Admission Requirements

30-Sep-22

Selection Process

A minimum APS of 27 & 5 (60%+) in English

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