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Doctorate Degrees in Linguistics in South Africa

Earning a Ph.D. requires extended study and intense mental effort. A PhD is an academic study on which you concentrate for four to six years after obtaining your master’s degree, and that leads, if successful, to a PhD degree, the highest academic degree. Oral communication is the focus of the field of linguistics. Students of the field study human speech, using the scientific method to compare… Read more

Earning a Ph.D. requires extended study and intense mental effort. A PhD is an academic study on which you concentrate for four to six years after obtaining your master’s degree, and that leads, if successful, to a PhD degree, the highest academic degree.

Oral communication is the focus of the field of linguistics. Students of the field study human speech, using the scientific method to compare languages and identify patterns, similarities, and differences. Linguists work in an array of fields including search engine design, writing, and editing.

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Johannesburg, South Africa

The postgraduate program in Applied Linguistics and Literary Theory, in drawing on the knowledge fields of both its disciplines, is aimed at the specialized education and trai ... +

The postgraduate program in Applied Linguistics and Literary Theory, in drawing on the knowledge fields of both its disciplines, is aimed at the specialized education and training and research needs of language practitioners such as translators, interpreters, text editors, and language planners, copywriters and language teachers. Translation and interpreting are complex linguistic, cognitive, and textual processes that, among other things, also entail socio-cultural mediation. Given the complexity of these activities and hence the interdisciplinary nature of language practice, these programs offer a balance of theoretical, practical, and experiential knowledge and skills. -
PhD
Full-time
3 years
English
Feb 2023
31 Oct 2022
Campus