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Program Details

Faculty : School of Graduate Studies

Program Name : Master of Arts Programme in African Languages and Literature

BGCSE Points(or similar) :


Type : Graduate

No. of Semesters : 1

Description :

 The Department of African Languages and Literature offers a two-year Master of Arts Programme by coursework and Dissertation.

Courses involved :

Semester 1

Core Courses

  RESEARCH METHODS AND DISSERTATION PLANNING Credits : 3
  PHONETICS AND LANGUAGE TRANSCRIPTION Credits : 3
  GRAMMATICAL THEORY AND ANALYSIS Credits : 3
  AFRICAN LITERATURE AND LITERARY THEORY I Credits : 2
  AFRICAN LITERATURE AND LITERARY THEORY II Credits : 2
  MYTH AND RITUAL IN AFRICA Credits : 2
  DISSERTATION (AFRICAN LANGUAGES & LITERATURE) Credits : 12
  RESEARCH ESSAY(AFRICAN LANGUAGES & LITERATUR) Credits : 12

Optional Courses

  POETICS OF ORALITY&INTERTEXTUALITY IN AFRICA Credits : 2
  CURRENT APPROACHED TO PHONOLOGY Credits : 2
  SEMANTICS AND PRAGMATICS Credits : 2
  STUDIES IN HISTORICAL&COMPARATIVE LINGUISTICS Credits : 2
  TRANSLATION THEORY AND PRACTICE IN AFRICA Credits : 2
  THEORY AND PRACTICE IN AFRICAN LEXICOGRAPHY Credits : 2
  LINGUISTIC THEORY&THE TEACH.OF AFRICAN LANG. Credits : 2
  THE MAJOR WRITERS OF SOUTHERN AFARICA Credits : 2
  ADVANCED CREATIVE WRITING Credits : 2
  AFRICAN THEATRE AND DRAMA Credits : 2
  AFRICAN PHILOSOPHICAL THOUGHT AND THE ARTS Credits : 2
  GENDER AND GENRE IN AFRICAN LITERATURE Credits : 2
  PEDAGOGICAL APPROAACHED TO LITRARY&CULT.STUD. Credits : 2
  PHONOLOGICAL ANALYSIS Credits : 2
  GRAMMATICAL DESCRIPTION Credits : 2
  CURRENT APPROACHES TO MORPHOLOGICAL ANALYSIS Credits : 2
  DISCOURSE ANALYSIS AND STYLISTICS Credits : 2
  BANTU LINGUISTICS Credits : 2
  STUDIES IN SOCIOLINGUISTICS Credits : 2
  LANGUAGE ACQUISITION AND PATHOLOGY Credits : 2
  CURRENT ISSUES IN BOTSWANA LITERATURE Credits : 2
  ADVANCED CREATIVE WRITING II Credits : 2
  THE WRITTEN LITERATURE IN AFRICA Credits : 2
  LITERATURE,IDEOLOGY AND CULTURE Credits : 2
  ORAL TRADITIONS OF THE KHOESAN&CULT.IN BOTS. Credits : 2
  METAPHOR AND INTERPRETATION Credits : 2
  COMPUTER-AIDED LEARNING AND RESEARCH Credits : 0
  LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY IN AN AFRICAN LANGUAGE Credits : 0

Elective Courses

    No Elective courses present in this Program for Semester 1.
Contact Details :
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