MA Programs in South Africa 2020

An MA is a master’s degree awarded to students that have completed a program studying humanities or fine arts subjects such as history, communications, philosophy, theology or English. A Master of Arts degree typically requires coursework, research and written examinations.A Master is a degree that demonstrates students have completed advanced studies in their field of training. This program… Read more

An MA is a master’s degree awarded to students that have completed a program studying humanities or fine arts subjects such as history, communications, philosophy, theology or English. A Master of Arts degree typically requires coursework, research and written examinations.

A Master is a degree that demonstrates students have completed advanced studies in their field of training. This program is available for students with an undergraduate degree, and it often takes one to two years to complete.

MA Programs in South Africa

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Brattleboro , USA + 3 More

The world needs skilled professionals working in the climate change arena more than ever. Get the skills and hands-on experience you need to make a difference.

The world needs skilled professionals working in the climate change arena more than ever. Get the skills and hands-on experience you need to make a difference. -
MA
English
September 2020
Campus
 
Johannesburg , South Africa

The purpose of this programme is to explore a wide range of forms of human communication from a variety of perspectives that connect the local and the global and are rooted in ... +

The purpose of this programme is to explore a wide range of forms of human communication from a variety of perspectives that connect the local and the global and are rooted in African contexts and experiences. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
January 2020
Campus
 
Brattleboro , USA + 3 More

Learn to design and lead interventions to transform conflict and build more just systems.

Learn to design and lead interventions to transform conflict and build more just systems. -
MA
Online & Campus Combined
Full-time
2 years
English
June 2020
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
Johannesburg , South Africa

An advanced study programme by coursework, plus a minor dissertation are required or via research leading to a dissertation of around 120 pages.

An advanced study programme by coursework, plus a minor dissertation are required or via research leading to a dissertation of around 120 pages. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
January 2020
Campus
 
Johannesburg , South Africa

A dissertation on a theme from the field of Marketing Communication providing evidence of the critical sense and research capability of the candidate is required. A research a ... +

A dissertation on a theme from the field of Marketing Communication providing evidence of the critical sense and research capability of the candidate is required. A research article that is suitable for publication is also required. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
January 2020
Campus
 
Johannesburg , South Africa

Students develop advanced quantitative and qualitative research skills in Psychology. Such skills can lead to a research-based or academic career. Application of research meth ... +

Students develop advanced quantitative and qualitative research skills in Psychology. Such skills can lead to a research-based or academic career. Application of research methodology and the competent communication of research findings must be demonstrated; students must thus be able to conduct independent research. The attendance of workshops and/or contact sessions will be required. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
January 2020
Campus
 
Johannesburg , South Africa

The student should develop the intellectual and professional skills to provide evidence of the ability to independently produce scientific work at an acceptable level. This wi ... +

The student should develop the intellectual and professional skills to provide evidence of the ability to independently produce scientific work at an acceptable level. This will require competence in the application of related research methodology, the ability to conduct and complete an approved research study, the oral and written competence to present results and findings, and the academic and personal maturity to critically reflect on all aspects of the study. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
English
January 2020
Campus
 
Johannesburg , South Africa

This coursework Master’s programme comprises one compulsory and three elective modules to be completed as well as a compulsory minor dissertation. The compulsory module is a R ... +

This coursework Master’s programme comprises one compulsory and three elective modules to be completed as well as a compulsory minor dissertation. The compulsory module is a Research Methodology module and is supplemented by three additional elective modules. The research Master’s Degree requires the student to submit a dissertation on a relevant topic within the academic field of Public Management and Governance. A lecturer within the Department would act as supervisor for the study. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
English
January 2020
Campus
 
Johannesburg , South Africa

For the research degree, students write a dissertation of approximately 45,000 words under supervision, on a topic selected in consultation with the Department. The topic must ... +

For the research degree, students write a dissertation of approximately 45,000 words under supervision, on a topic selected in consultation with the Department. The topic must be in line with the expertise of the available lecturers. The MA by Coursework curriculum consists of six compulsory modules. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
January 2020
Campus
 
Johannesburg , South Africa

The Master’s by research entails only a research study – larger than the minor dissertation of the coursework Master’s, but not as large as a Doctoral thesis. The principal pu ... +

The Master’s by research entails only a research study – larger than the minor dissertation of the coursework Master’s, but not as large as a Doctoral thesis. The principal purpose of the master’s by research is developing advanced competencies in research. In addition, you will also develop expert knowledge in your field of study. The Master’s by research programme is ideal for students who are primarily interested in developing their research competence, do not want to participate in lectures or workshops, are highly self-motivated, independent and self-directed and have a focused, specific field of research interest. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
January 2020
Campus
 
Johannesburg , South Africa

This is an advanced study programme that can be completed as a coursework based study programme. This programme is designed to facilitate mastery of a complex and specialised ... +

This is an advanced study programme that can be completed as a coursework based study programme. This programme is designed to facilitate mastery of a complex and specialised knowledge area within the discipline of Strategic Communication. Due to an increasing convergence of the Marketing Communications, Corporate Communications and Public Relations the programme will address the integration of this communication discipline. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
January 2020
Campus
 
Johannesburg , South Africa

For this degree, the candidate should complete research and write a dissertation on an approved, relevant topic.

For this degree, the candidate should complete research and write a dissertation on an approved, relevant topic. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
January 2020
Campus
 
Johannesburg , South Africa

A student writes a dissertation on a topic in linguistics or literature giving evidence of the ability to conduct research. This document will be about 100 pages long.

A student writes a dissertation on a topic in linguistics or literature giving evidence of the ability to conduct research. This document will be about 100 pages long. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
January 2020
Campus
 
Johannesburg , South Africa

In die nagraadse programme in Afrikaans (Honneurs, Meestersgraad en Doktorsgraad) word menslike bestaan ondersoek deur te kyk na die simbole, mites, metafore en tekste wat die ... +

In die nagraadse programme in Afrikaans (Honneurs, Meestersgraad en Doktorsgraad) word menslike bestaan ondersoek deur te kyk na die simbole, mites, metafore en tekste wat die menslike bestaan medieer. Soos in al die ander geesteswetenskappe is begrip van die menslike bestaan die doel. In die vak Afrikaans is taal en tekste die middel tot hierdie doel. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
Afrikaans
January 2020
Campus
 
Johannesburg , South Africa

This area encompasses a research dissertation on a theme from the Old Testament (OT) or New Testament (NT) or a combination of themes from the OT and NT. The master’s programm ... +

This area encompasses a research dissertation on a theme from the Old Testament (OT) or New Testament (NT) or a combination of themes from the OT and NT. The master’s programme is by nature an advanced study in either the OT or NT building on the knowledge within the fields already obtained on Honours level. The programme is a dissertation written on a theme from the Old or New Testament. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
English
January 2020
Campus