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Bachelor On Campus

Language Literacies and Literature (Honours)

University of Johannesburg

12 months
Duration
851 EUR/year
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About

The overarching purpose of the Bachelor in Education in Language Literacies and Literature (Honours) at University of Johannesburg is to provide students with the knowledge, skills and development required to initiate their journey into academia, and in particular, research.

Overview

The Bachelor in Education in Language Literacies and Literature (Honours) at University of Johannesburg's purpose is also to produce students who can demonstrate a critical understanding and skills in the fields of language, literacies and literature in education, as well as research in the field of educational linguistics. This is done by preparing them to engage positively with the multi-variate language diversity issues encountered in South African classrooms.

Outcomes of the programme

  • The ability to become an integral component of a community of experts in the fields of language, literacies and literature by engaging with theoretical and conceptual knowledge and debates in the fields;
  • To engage with different models of language acquisition, literacies and literature, as well as debate and critique
  • around different models and theories;
  • To reflect on different models and apply what is most suited to particular contexts;
  • To engage critically in debate around relevant local, national and international debates in the fields, and to be able to apply appropriately to the South African linguistic and literacy contexts;
  • To be selective around appropriate research approaches and methodologies
  • To be able to conduct research in appropriate contexts of language, literacies and literature;
  • To report on research within the contexts of language, literacies and literature.
  • To read and write critically and academically in the field.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Theories in Language, Literacies and Literature 
  • Current Issues in Language, Literacies and Literature
  • Research methodology and design in Language, Literacies and Literature 
  • Research project in Language, Literacies and Literature

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

To gain admission into the BEd Hons Education (Language Literacies and Literacy) a potential student should possess:

  • A four year Bachelor of Education degree with English/Linguistics ( or related modules) as majors

OR

  • A general NQF level 7 first degree with English
  • The selection process may include personal interviews, panel interviews and written submissions and will take the following into account: previous academic achievement, personal skills, interpersonal skills, and the potential to develop the necessary academic reading and writing skills to become a good researcher of childhood education. An average of 65% for the previous degree is required to be allowed into the programme.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    851 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 851 EUR per year during 12 months.

(R14,634 – R171,158)

Living costs for Johannesburg

8434 - 12036 ZAR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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