Afrikaans & Dutch
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Undergraduate modules

About our undergraduate modules

The Department of Afrikaans and Dutch offers two undergraduate streams Afrikaans Language Learning and Afrikaans and Dutch. Afrikaans Language Acquisition is for students who did not have Afrikaans Home Language at school, but who are interested in studying Afrikaans language and culture. Afrikaans and Dutch is for students who had Afrikaans Home Language or Afrikaans First Additional Language at school and who want to study Afrikaans and Dutch literature and linguistics.

Undergraduate applications for 2025 open on Monday 1 April 2024 and close on Wednesday 31 July 2024.

Click HERE for a guide to the application process. Click
HERE to go to SUNStudent to apply.

How to choose your module

Interested in studying Afrikaans but unsure which module you should take? Start off by thinking of your proficiency and then the module that suits it best.

No training in Afrikaans
Afrikaans Second Additional Language
Afrikaans First Additional Language
Not a mother-tongue speaker
Afrikaans Home Language
Afrikaans First Additional Language
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Afrikaans Language Learning 179
(for foreign-language speakers)
Afrikaans Language Learning 189
(for second-language speakers)
Afrikaans and Dutch 178

Afrikaans Language Learning

Interested in improving your knowledge of Afrikaans language and culture? Click on the blocks below to find out more.

Afrikaans Language Learning 179
Afrikaans Language Learning 189
Afrikaans Language Learning 279

Afrikaans and Dutch

Why not sign up to study Afrikaans and Dutch literature and linguistics? Click on the blocks below to find out more.

If you want to continue with postgraduate studies, you will need both Afrikaans and Dutch 318 and Afrikaans and Dutch 344.

Afrikaans and Dutch 178
Afrikaans and Dutch 278Afrikaans and Dutch 318Afrikaans and Dutch 348