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Top Doctorate Studies in Languages in Africa 2019

Africa is a continent of 53 independent countries and a rich mix of native peoples, cultures, economies and history. Africa is the second largest continent in the world.

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University of Johannesburg

A thesis is completed on a topic chosen by the Department and written under supervision. Students focus on a topic from the field of Arabic, Islamic Studies, Hebrew (incl ... [+]

A thesis is completed on a topic chosen by the Department and written under supervision. Students focus on a topic from the field of Arabic, Islamic Studies, Hebrew (including Jewish Studies) or a cognate Semitic Language. Four seminars and a Doctoral defense (of either the proposal or the thesis) are required in accordance with the general regulations of the Faculty of Humanities.

Admission requirements

To be admitted to this programme, students must fulfill the Department’s admission requirements and prove adequate knowledge of research methodology. Supplementary oral examinations might be required.

Contact details

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

South Africa Johannesburg
February 2020
Full-time
3 years
Campus
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University of Johannesburg

In a Doctoral Degree, students prove their ability to do original research. Ideally, this research should lead to the publication of an article or a book. The formative v ... [+]

In a Doctoral Degree, students prove their ability to do original research. Ideally, this research should lead to the publication of an article or a book. The formative value of a Doctoral Degree cannot be overestimated: acquiring and practicing skills of creative and original thinking, problem-solving, critical reading, analysis, and synthesis. The topic of the degree should contribute to our understanding of Roman civilization and its contribution to Western civilization (political theory, philosophy, religion, literature, theatre, film, religion, architecture, etc.).

Admission requirements

An MA in Latin gives admission to this programme.

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

South Africa Johannesburg
February 2020
Full-time
3 years
Campus
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University of Johannesburg

In a Doctoral Degree, students prove their ability to do original research. Ideally, this research should lead to the publication of an article or a book. The formative v ... [+]

In a Doctoral Degree, students prove their ability to do original research. Ideally, this research should lead to the publication of an article or a book. The formative value of a Doctoral Degree cannot be overestimated: acquiring and practicing skills of creative and original thinking, problem-solving, critical reading, analysis, and synthesis. The topic of the degree should contribute to our understanding of Greek civilization (Ancient, Hellenistic, Byzantine or Modern) and its contribution to Western civilization (political theory, philosophy, religion, literature, theatre, film, religion, architecture, etc.

Admission requirements

An MA in Greek gives admission to this programme.... [-]

South Africa Johannesburg
February 2020
Full-time
3 years
Campus
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University of Johannesburg

A thesis on a theme from German literature or linguistics must be submitted and an oral doctoral examination (the equivalent of two papers consisting of four modules each ... [+]

A thesis on a theme from German literature or linguistics must be submitted and an oral doctoral examination (the equivalent of two papers consisting of four modules each) will be conducted to test the candidate’s knowledge of the total subject area and to test his/her theoretical ability regarding research at post-master’s level.

Admission requirements

Prerequisite: A Master’s Degree in German with a minimum of 65%.

Contact details

Name: Dr Anne Baker Tel: 011 559 2717 / Email: abaker@uj.ac.za

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South Africa Johannesburg
February 2020
Full-time
3 years
Campus
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University of Johannesburg

On a more advanced level (Doctoral studies) students are encouraged to collaborate with us in our fields of expertise, i.e. the Contemporary French Novel, Autobiography; ... [+]

On a more advanced level (Doctoral 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 Doctoral Degree is designed for dedicated researchers and mainly consists of a dissertation.

Admission requirements

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

Contact details

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

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South Africa Johannesburg
February 2020
Full-time
3 years
Campus
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University of Johannesburg

Students accepted for this course are required to research, write and present a full thesis (approximately 220 pages), which contributes new knowledge to the field of Eng ... [+]

Students accepted for this course are required to research, write and present a full thesis (approximately 220 pages), which contributes new knowledge to the field of English Studies. Specialist supervision is available in the following areas of study: South/African Literary Studies and Post Colonialism; Text Editing; Medieval, Renaissance and Romantic Studies; and Contemporary Fiction

Admission requirements

A Master’s Degree in English is required. Admission to the Doctoral 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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South Africa Johannesburg
February 2020
Full-time
3 years
Campus
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University of Johannesburg

The Doctoral examination is conducted in at least two fields of study. A thesis is presented on a topic in linguistics or in literature as proof of the ability to conduct ... [+]

The Doctoral examination is conducted on at least two fields of study. A thesis is presented on a topic in linguistics or in literature as proof of the ability to conduct research and as proof of a unique contribution to science. An article ready for publication is submitted with the thesis.

Admission requirements

Students must have obtained an MA in African Languages.

Contact details

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

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South Africa Johannesburg
February 2020
Full-time
3 years
Campus
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