COURSE: BA IN LANGUAGE STUDIES

2013 University of Free State Application Registration
Type:
N/A
Duration:
3 Years Full Time
The Bachelor's Degree in Language Studies provides grounding in the critical, concise and expressive use of language that is invaluable in many walks of life. Immediate applications of the degree are in careers such as translating, interpreting, editing, copywriting, reviewing, publishing, journalism and education.

Type: undergraduate degree

Duration: 3 year full time

Compulsory Subjects


First year subject:


  • General reasoning skill

  • Basic computer literacy

  • Information skills

  • Advanced computer literacy

  • Anthropology

  • Art history

  • History

  • Philosophy

  • Political science


Second year subjects:


  • Nature and aspects of language

  • Language and society

  • Nature and systems features of literature and text

  • Literature and society

  • Philosophy of language


Third year subjects:


  • Introduction to language genres

  • Introduction to language structures

  • Canonization and standardisation

  • Community service learning


Careers: translator, interpreter, editor, copywriter, reviewer, publisher, journalist and educator.

Source: www.ufs.ac.za

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