Program: MA Ancient Languages and Cultures Studies

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Code Faculty
01250184 Faculty of Humanities
Credits Duration NQF level
Minimum duration of study: 1 jaar Totale krediete: 180 NQF level:  09
Prof GT Prinsloo
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Depending upon their interest and area of specialisation, students may choose one of the following options:

Option 1:   Ancient Culture Studies:   AKG 890 Dissertation: Ancient culture studies

Option 2:   Biblical Languages:         AKG 891 Dissertation: Biblical languages

Option 3:   Classical Languages:      AKG 892 Dissertation: Classical languages

Option 4:   Greek:                             GRK 890 Dissertation: Greek

Option 5:   Latin:                               LAT 890 Dissertation: Latin

Option 6:   Semitic Languages:        AKG 893 Dissertation: Semitic languages

Admission requirements

  • An appropriate honours degree from UP with an average of 70% (applicants from other universities might be exempted from this requirement, subject to the approval of the relevant supervisor); or
  • An appropriate equivalent qualification accredited by the Council on Higher Education – in which case students may be required to pass an exam in their chosen area of specialisation to the satisfaction of the head of department before they can register for the programme.
  • A research proposal must be submitted for approval before the end of the first year of study.

Additional requirements

  • An acceptable level of proficiency in English or Afrikaans.
  • A research proposal must be handed in for approval before the end of the first year of study.

Minimum krediete: 180

Core modules

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