Programme: DLiterature Literary Theory

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Code Faculty
01260261 Faculty of Humanities
Credits Duration
Duration of study: 2 years Total credits: 480
Prof WD Burger
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+27 (0)124206469

Admission requirements

- A minimum of 65% for the dissertation in the related master’s degree programme articulating with the specific doctoral degree programme.

- Selection takes place before admission.



Additional requirements

• Prospective students could be required to submit an admissions essay or sit for an examination or do additional modules to enable them to reach the desired level of study.

• An acceptable level of proficiency in English or Afrikaans is a requisite.

• An approved research proposal is required.

Minimum credits: 480

Core modules

  • Module content:

    The student must prove in a research report of approximately 100 000 words (200 pages) his/her ability to independently plan and execute an original scientific investigation on an approved theme from the fields of literary theory or cultural studies.

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