Master of Arts Program in Languages in Africa

Best MA Programs in Languages in Africa 2018

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A master's degree is an academic degree granted to individuals who have undergone study demonstrating a mastery or high-order overview of a specific field of study or area of professional practice.

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M.A. in Languages in Africa

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MA in Latin (Coursework / Research)

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time February 2019 South Africa Johannesburg

The coursework MA in Latin is basically aimed at students who would like to do a shorter dissertation together with two examined modules. An intensive course in the Latin language is offered for students entering the course with an Honours Degree in Classical Civilisation. The MA in Latin aims to introduce the student to advanced methods of research applicable to Roman studies, for example in history, literature, philosophy, religion, mythology, culture or art. [+]

MA in Latin (Coursework)

The coursework MA in Latin is basically aimed at students who would like to do a shorter dissertation together with two examined modules. An intensive course in the Latin language is offered for students entering the course with an Honours Degree in Classical Civilisation.

The two examined modules would cover an intensive study of Roman history, religion, literature, philosophy, culture or art and architecture.

Admission requirements

An Honours Degree in Latin or Classical Culture leads to a coursework Master’s Degree.

Contact details

Name: Prof JLP Wolmarans Tel: 011 559 2737 / Email: hansiew@uj.ac.za

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MA in Greek (Coursework / Research)

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time February 2019 South Africa Johannesburg

The coursework MA in Greek is basically aimed at students who would like to do a shorter dissertation together with two examined modules. The MA in Greek aims to introduce the student to advanced methods of research applicable to Greek Studies, for example in history, literature, philosophy, religion, mythology, culture or art. [+]

MA in Greek (Coursework)

The coursework MA in Greek is basically aimed at students who would like to do a shorter dissertation together with two examined modules. An intensive course in the Greek language is offered for students to enter the course with an Honours Degree in Classical Civilisation. The two examined modules would cover an intensive study of Greek history, religion, literature, philosophy, culture or art and architecture. In the short dissertation, students have the option of concentrating on Classical Greek, Hellenistic Greek (New Testament and Church Fathers), Byzantine Greek or Modern Greek.

Admission requirements

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MA in French (Research)

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time February 2019 South Africa Johannesburg

On a more advanced level (Master’s studies) students are encouraged to collaborate with us in our fields of expertise, i.e. the Contemporary French Novel; Autobiography; Contemporary French Theatre and Francophone Literature, in order develop their capacities for research and critical thought. The French Department’s Master’s is designed for dedicated researchers and mainly consist of a dissertation or a thesis. [+]

On a more advanced level (Master’s studies) students are encouraged to collaborate with us in our fields of expertise, i.e. the Contemporary French Novel; Autobiography; Contemporary French Theatre and Francophone Literature, in order develop their capacities for research and critical thought. The French Department’s Master’s is designed for dedicated researchers and mainly consist of a dissertation or a thesis.

Admission requirements

The admission requirement for a Master’s is an Honours Degree in French.

Contact details

Name: Prof WA Kabwe-Segatti Tel: 011 559 2757 / Email: desirew@uj.ac.za

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MA in English (Research or Coursework)

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time February 2019 South Africa Johannesburg

Students accepted for this course are required to research, write and present a full dissertation (approx 120 pages), under the guidance of a supervisor. The Department is able to supervise topics in most areas under the general ambit of English studies, including South African literary Studies and Post Colonialism; Text Editing; Medieval, Renaissance and Romantic Studies; and Contemporary Fiction. [+]

MA in English (Research or Coursework)

Students accepted for this course are required to research, write and present a full dissertation (approx 120 pages), under the guidance of a supervisor. The Department is able to supervise topics in most areas under the general ambit of English studies, including South African literary Studies and Post Colonialism; Text Editing; Medieval, Renaissance and Romantic Studies; and Contemporary Fiction.

Admission requirements

Admission to the Master’s Degree must be approved by the Chairperson of the Department.

Contact details

Name: Prof Karen Scherzinger Tel: 011 559 2493 / Email: kscherzinger@uj.ac.za

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MA in African Languages (Research)

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time February 2019 South Africa Johannesburg

A student writes a dissertation on a topic in linguistics or literature giving evidence of the ability to conduct research. This document will be about 100 pages long. [+]

A student writes a dissertation on a topic in linguistics or literature giving evidence of the ability to conduct research. This document will be about 100 pages long.

Admission requirements

Students who have obtained a BA Honours with a mark of at least 60% (but preferably higher) in Northern Sotho (Sesotho sa Lebowa/ Sepedi) or isiZulu may register.

Contact details

Name: Dr IK Mndawe Tel: 011 559 4662 / Email: ikmndawe@uj.ac.za

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