MA in Semitic Languages and Cultures (Coursework / Research)

University of Johannesburg

Program Description

MA in Semitic Languages and Cultures (Coursework / Research)

University of Johannesburg

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

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated October 23, 2017
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Feb. 2018
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South Africa - Johannesburg
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