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Master of English and Applied Linguistics
Modes of Study  Full-time/ Part-time
Duration 2 Years
Level Postgraduate
Course Code 09MEAL


The Master of English and Applied Linguistics (MEAL) is a distinct postgraduate degree programme developed to consolidate  and deepen the knowledge and expertise in English and Applied Linguistics dicpline specifically to deliver the language and ,  competence needed for the 21st century digital societies. The programme focuses on digital literacies, popular literature and  the application of literary and linguistic knowledge to solve real world problems. Graduates of this qualification will be well‐ grounded in language, literary and communication skills through the use of appropriate technology and skills. This will enable them  to  critically  and  creatively  engage  in  a  knowledge  society  that  is  marked  by  digital  literacies  and  competencies.  The  curriculum is structured to facilitate specialisation in the areas of Literature and Applied Linguistics with a particular focus on  multi‐media  and  digital  forms.  The  qualification  will  consist  of  compulsory  and  elective  courses  and  will  be  based  on  a  combination of coursework and a thesis. 


Admission Requirements 

Applicants  for  the Master of English and Applied Linguistics may be considered  for admission if  they have a Bachelor of English  Honours from NUST, or an equivalent qualification at NQF Level 8 from a recognised institution, worth at least 120 credits. 

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