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PhD Programs in Linguistics in Africa 2023

One must accomplish two things when earning a PhD. First one must understand a particular subject thoroughly. Secondly, one must extensively in knowledge about that subject. 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 a… Read more

One must accomplish two things when earning a PhD. First one must understand a particular subject thoroughly. Secondly, one must extensively in knowledge about that subject.

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.

Even if you choose East Africa’s mythological, enchanting Tanzania; Senegal, land of teranga or South Africa, with its wide opportunities to soak in and serve, research in Africa will be overwhelming.

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University of Johannesburg
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
Campus