MA in Semitic Languages and Cultures (Coursework)

The programme consists of a minor dissertation and the two modules as listed below. Students, in collaboration with the Department, choose two modules from the list below. Modules are offered over two semesters. Each module is examined by means of an examination with a weighting of 45 credits each. The minor dissertation has a weighting of 90 credits.

Students focus on Arabic, Islamic Studies, Hebrew (including Jewish Studies) or a cognate Semitic language. Modules have the following generic content:

Compulsory modules

  • Module 1: Methodology of literary research
  • Module 2: Content analysis of a selected field of research
  • Module 3: Minor dissertation

Admission requirements

To be admitted to this programme, a BA Honours in Semitic Languages, or equivalent qualification, is required.

Contact details

Name: Prof F Esack
Tel: 011 559 2787 / Email: fesack@uj.ac.za

MA in Semitic Languages and Cultures (Research)

A dissertation where students focus on a topic from the field of Arabic, Islamic Studies, Hebrew (including Jewish Studies) or a cognate Semitic language selected in consultation with the Department must be written under supervision.

Admission requirements

To be admitted to this programme, a BA Honours in Semitic Languages, or equivalent qualification, is required

Contact details

Name: Prof F Esack
Tel: 011 559 2787 / Email: fesack@uj.ac.za

Registration and Start Dates

Registration starts in January and lectures in February for both Undergraduate and Postgraduate course work programmes.

All research programmes for Masters and PhD can register throughout the year.

End Date: Academic starts in January and ends in December. Programme deadline is determined by the duration of the programme.

Program taught in:
  • English

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Last updated August 7, 2019
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Jan 2020
Duration
2 years
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Price
3,500 USD
Tuition estimate per year | Accommodation estimate: USD 2500 per year
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