This Diploma programme is specially designed to meet demands in areas such as teaching, creative writing, the services, media and public relations. Apart from providing for the acquisition of higher competence in Language and Literature, the programme also offers opportunities to acquire insight into interesting areas as Mauritian Studies, Indian Philosophy, Fine arts, Performing Arts, English and French through a dynamic ‘Language and Literature’ programme.
Duration: 3 years part-time
The programme covers 1200 hours inclusive of tutorial and study period.
The Diploma is made up of 19 modules distributed as follows:
Language – 5 modules
General Linguistics and Linguistic structure of the language.
Use of Language
Further language practice and translation
Students are expected to carry out a research on a topic related to Language/Linguistics and produce a long essay of about 3,000 words.
Literature – 8 modules
Introduction to the literature
of the language, literary criticism and appreciation
The short story
Special study of an author/a period (This will count for 2 modules)
Pedagogy - 2 modules
2 modules from Mauritian
one in English/French Language and Literature and
Mahatma Gandhi Institute - Moka
Republic of Mauritius Tel.(230) 403 2000 Fax - (230) 433 2235