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This course is an introduction to the study of language, and what language reveals about the nature of human beings and human behaviour. It introduces the basic theoretical concepts in the structural and social analysis of language. It presents the different levels of structural analysis of language. This is an introductory course to the sub-areas of morphology, phonology, semantics, syntax, sociolinguistics, language acquisition and history of language.

Programme Fee

Awarding Body: 

This programme is designed, delivered, assessed and awarded by SEGi University through the SEGiUniDigital Platform. 

Entry Requirements: 
Entry Requirements - No 
Age Experience - 19 Years Above 
Language Proficiency - Yes 
Numeracy Proficiency - No 
Pre-requisites - No
  1. What is Language and How Do We Study?
  2. The Human Capacity for Language
  3. Phonetics: Describing sounds & Phonology: The sound patterns of a language
  4. Morphology:Words and their parts
  5. Morphology: Typology and Word Formation
  6. Syntax: Head and Phrases
  7. Phrase Structure and Syntatic Rules
  8. Semantics: Making Meaning with Words
  9. Semantics and pragmatics: Making meaning with sentences
  10. The early story of English: English goes global
  11. Representing language: The written word (issues)

Coursework 1 - 30%
Coursework 2 -30%
Quiz - 10%
Report - 30%

Credit Transfer: 
Upon successful completion of this Micro-credential certification in Linguistics (BEd), students will be able to transfer grades and credits into the following programme(s):
  1. Bachelor of Education (Honours)
Continuing Education: 
Upon successful completion of this Bachelor of Education (Honours) programme and meeting the necessary entry requirements, students will be able to progress into the following programme(s):
  1. Master of Education by Research
  2. Master of Education by Coursework
Career Opportunities: 

School leavers who want to get a head start before joining an academic programme or a working adults who want to upskill or learn a specific skill; work with rapidly changing technology; and/or acquire specialised skills sought after by employers.