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Faculty Website: Faculty of Humanities
Department: Department of Language, Cultural Studies & Applied Linguistics
Programme Level: Postgraduate
Programme Name: PhD in Applied Linguistics
Programme Code: P7019Q
Medium of Facilitation: part-time, Full-Time
NQF Level: 10
NQF Credits: 360
The doctoral study programme comprises a thesis on a topic in Applied Linguistics and/or Literary Theory, chosen in consultation with the head of the department, a maximum of four advanced seminars on relevant aspects concerning the topic of the thesis and an oral examination (representing two papers of four modules each) as prescribed in the relevant General Regulations.
For admission to a doctoral programme, applicants must have successfully completed a relevant master’s programme in the same or relevant field of study or discipline as determined by the relevant Faculty Board, approved by the SHDC, ratified by Senate and contained in the relevant Faculty Rules and Regulations.
The extent to which applicants meet admission requirements is assessed by the relevant Head of Department, in consultation with the prospective supervisors, in accordance with the admission requirements for the particular doctoral programme determined by the Faculty Board, approved by Senate and contained in the relevant Faculty Rules and Regulations. The Head of Department, in consultation with the relevant Executive Dean, may set additional admission requirements, as approved by the relevant faculty higher degrees committee, for a particular student. Admission requirements are department specific and approved by the Executive Dean. Admission to a doctoral programme is not automatic even if the applicant is in possession of an appropriate preceding qualification.