Located in the Faculty of Humanities in the burgeoning cultural hub of Johannesburg’s city bowl, the School of Literature, Language and Media (SLLM) contributes to the vibrant literary and intellectual life of the city and offers students the opportunity to explore the implications of social and cultural diversity through the study of language, literature, writing, media studies, policy and regulation in the electronic communications and Internet sectors. The School is home to top international scholars, including one of the few A-rated academics in literary studies, and prides itself on its high standard of teaching.
The Master of Arts in the field of Transnational Literary and Cultural Studies is offered at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg.
- The Faculty offers an extensive range of programmes, some of which are vocationally oriented and lead to careers in specific professions, while others are theory and research oriented and impart critical analytical skills that open up to a range of careers in academia and research institutes, the public and private sectors and non-governmental organisations alike.
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DisciplinesArea & Cultural Studies Literature View 44 other Masters in Area & Cultural Studies in South Africa
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- A bachelors degree with honours from Wits or another university with a 65% total mark aggregate.
International3230 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 3230 USD per year during 12 months.
National3230 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 3230 USD per year during 12 months.
R 46 220
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A bachelors degree with honours from Wits or another university with a 65% total mark aggregate.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.