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An MA is a master’s degree awarded to students that have completed a program studying humanities or fine arts subjects such as history, communications, philosophy, theology or English. A Master of Arts degree typically requires coursework, research and written examinations.Students who want to further their education after obtaining a bachelor’s degree may want to pursue a Master. This adv… Read More

An MA is a master’s degree awarded to students that have completed a program studying humanities or fine arts subjects such as history, communications, philosophy, theology or English. A Master of Arts degree typically requires coursework, research and written examinations.

Students who want to further their education after obtaining a bachelor’s degree may want to pursue a Master. This advanced degree is available in a wide range of areas such as science, business, technology, arts and humanities.

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The MFA offers the mature student an opportunity to master the knowledge to create and monetize high-quality, engaging narratives that entertain local audiences. In addition t ... +

The MFA offers the mature student an opportunity to master the knowledge to create and monetize high-quality, engaging narratives that entertain local audiences. In addition to developing students’ capacity on a feature-length scale, the AFDA MFA provides the film, television, and entertainment industries with research results on the development of local audience groups, production systems, and strategies to grow the market. -
MA
Part-time
2 years
English
Mar 2023
Campus
 
Johannesburg, South Africa

In that nagging program in Afrikaans (Honneurs, Masters degree and Doctor degree), human existence is undercut by that simbole, mites, metaphor and drafted what mediate human ... +

In that nagging program in Afrikaans (Honneurs, Masters degree and Doctor degree), human existence is undercut by that simbole, mites, metaphor and drafted what mediate human existence. Soos in all those other humanities is understanding of that human existence that purpose. In that subject, Afrikaans is language and has drawn this means to this end. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
Afrikaans
Feb 2023
31 Oct 2022
Campus
 
Johannesburg, South Africa

The program offers an MA via research leading to a dissertation of around 120 pages. The dissertation is prepared for examination under the guidance of a supervisor with exper ... +

The program offers an MA via research leading to a dissertation of around 120 pages. The dissertation is prepared for examination under the guidance of a supervisor with expertise in your choice of topic. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
Feb 2023
31 Oct 2022
Campus
 

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The postgraduate program in Applied Linguistics and Literary Theory, in drawing on the knowledge fields of both its disciplines, is aimed at the specialized education and trai ... +

The postgraduate program in Applied Linguistics and Literary Theory, in drawing on the knowledge fields of both its disciplines, is aimed at the specialized education and training and research needs of language practitioners such as translators, interpreters, text editors, and language planners, copywriters, literary reviewers and language teachers. Translation and interpreting are complex linguistic, cognitive, and textual processes that, among other things, also entail socio-cultural mediation. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
Feb 2023
31 Oct 2022
Campus
 
Johannesburg, South Africa

This area encompasses a research dissertation on a theme from the Old Testament (OT) or New Testament (NT) or a combination of themes from the OT and NT. The master’s program ... +

This area encompasses a research dissertation on a theme from the Old Testament (OT) or New Testament (NT) or a combination of themes from the OT and NT. The master’s program is by nature an advanced study in either the OT or NT building on the knowledge within the fields already obtained on the Honours level. The program is a dissertation written on a theme from the Old or New Testament. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
English
Feb 2023
31 Oct 2022
Campus
 
Johannesburg, South Africa

The purpose of this program is to explore a wide range of forms of human communication from a variety of perspectives that connect the local and the global and are rooted in A ... +

The purpose of this program is to explore a wide range of forms of human communication from a variety of perspectives that connect the local and the global and are rooted in African contexts and experiences. As an inherently interdisciplinary and flexible program, the MA in Communication Studies intersects a multiplicity of fields and areas in the humanities and social sciences and offers an opportunity to explore their complementarity and interconnectedness. This qualification allows students to identify, explore and research a relevant and pertinent topic, and produce a written research dissertation, under the constructive supervision of a senior researcher in the department. The focus of the dissertation is based on the proposal submitted by the student and decided upon jointly with the supervisor(s). -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
Feb 2023
31 Oct 2022
Campus
 
Johannesburg, South Africa

This program is designed to facilitate mastery of a complex and specialized knowledge area within the discipline of Corporate Communication. The focus of this qualification is ... +

This program is designed to facilitate mastery of a complex and specialized knowledge area within the discipline of Corporate Communication. The focus of this qualification is on the development of conceptual knowledge and skills at highly abstract levels that will facilitate highly specialized and advanced technical, professional, and research skills in corporate communication. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
Feb 2023
31 Oct 2022
Campus
 
Johannesburg, South Africa

The MA (Counselling Psychology) program leads to registration as a Counselling Psychologist with the Professional Board of Psychology of the Health Professions Council of Sout ... +

The MA (Counselling Psychology) program leads to registration as a Counselling Psychologist with the Professional Board of Psychology of the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA). This full-time program encompasses the broad spectrum of Counselling Psychology. The program consists of a research component (completion of a minor dissertation) as well as attending workshops, contact sessions, and practical work. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
Feb 2023
31 Oct 2022
Campus
 
Johannesburg, South Africa

The program offers an MA via research leading to a dissertation of around 44 000 words plus a research article prepared for publication. The dissertation is prepared for exami ... +

The program offers an MA via research leading to a dissertation of around 44 000 words plus a research article prepared for publication. The dissertation is prepared for examination under the guidance of a supervisor with expertise in your choice of topic. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
Feb 2023
31 Oct 2022
Campus
 
Johannesburg, South Africa

Students accepted for this course are required to research, write and present a full dissertation (approximately 120 pages), under the guidance of a supervisor. The Department ... +

Students accepted for this course are required to research, write and present a full dissertation (approximately 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
Full-time
2 years
English
Feb 2023
31 Oct 2022
Campus
 
Johannesburg, South Africa

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; Conte ... +

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 to develop their capacities for research and critical thought. The French Department’s Master’s is designed for dedicated researchers and mainly consists of a dissertation or a thesis. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
Feb 2023
31 Oct 2022
Campus