UNIVEN Media Studies



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ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT

VISION AND MISSION STATEMENT



In line with the University’s mission and vision
statements, the Department of Communication and Applied Language

Studies is guided by the following vision and mission:



Vision
To be the hub of media, communication and journalism research and to offer cutting edge training in development
– oriented media, communication and journalism programmes in southern Africa.

Mission
The Department of Communication and Applied Language Studies offers a wide range of globally recognized, developmentally

-oriented media, communication and journalism programmes at both undergraduate and
postgraduate levels using modern methods of instruction.



DEGREES OFFERED
  • BACHELOR OF ARTS MAJORING IN LINGUISTICS
  • BACHELOR OF ARTS MAJORING IN MEDIA STUDIES
  • BACHELOR OF ARTS HONOURS IN LINGUISTICS
  • BACHELOR OF ARTS HONOURS IN MEDIA STUDIES (TO BE OFFERED FROM 2019)
  • MASTER OF ARTS IN LINGUISTICS (MA)
  • MASTER OF ARTS IN MEDIA STUDIES (TO BE OFFERED)
  • DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY IN LINGUISTICS (PhD)
  • DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY IN MEDIA STUDIES (PhD) (TO BE OFFERED)
CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

1. Linguistics
• Translation
• Interpreting
• Publishing
• Print Media
• Broadcasting
• Language practitioner
• Language policy advisory
• Language teaching
• Language curriculum development
• Public speaking
• Speech writing and editing
• Linguistics research
• Creative writing
• Sign language interpreting
• Lecturer
• Speech therapy, etc.

2. Media Studies
• Journalism
• Advertising
• Editorial work
• Public relations
• Television & Film
• Radio
• Publishing
• Internet writing
• Lecturer
• Public service, etc.

MODULES

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