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Postgraduate studies in the Department of French

BA Hons (French)

Admission requirements: Students who wish to enrol for the honours programme in French must have completed at least three years of French, one of which must be the equivalent of a third-year university degree according to the criteria applied by the Senate. The Chairperson of the Department of French must be satisfied that the prospective student’s knowledge of French is sufficient to permit the successful completion of the honours programme. Knowledge of >Latin is a recommendation.
Duration of programme: 1 year
Cost (2014): Between R23 000 and R28 000 per year
Contact details:
Name: Prof WA Kabwe-Segatti / Tel: 011 559 2757 / Email: desirew@uj.ac.za

Brief description of programme: Our BA Honours in French promotes the in-depth study of Francophone and French Literature. We specialise in the study of specific genres like autobiography and the experimental novel, and of specific periods, like the twentieth century French theatre. Students can also focus on Translation studies or combine literature inte​


MA (French) Research Master’s

Admission requirements: The admission requirement for a master’s is an Honours degree in French.
Duration of programme: 2 years
Cost (2014): Between R15 000 and R35 000 per year
Contact details:
Name: Prof Elisabeth Snyman / Tel: 011 559 2761 / Email: elisabeths@uj.ac.za

Brief description of programme: On a more advanced level (master’s studies) students are encouraged to collaborate with us in our fields of expertise, i.e. the Contemporary French Novel; Autobiography; Contemporary French Theatre and Francophone Literature, in order develop their capacities for research and critical thought. The French Department’s Master’s is designed for dedicated researchers and mainly consist of a dissertation or a thesis.


DLitt et Phil (French)

Admission requirements: The admission requirement for a doctoral degree is a Master’s degree in French.
Duration of programme: 3 years
Cost (2014): Between R15 000 and R20 000 per year
Contact details: Name: Prof WA Kabwe-Segatti
Tel: 011 559 2757 / Email: desirew@uj.ac.za

Brief description of programme: On a more advanced level (doctoral studies) students are encouraged to collaborate with us in our fields of expertise, i.e. the Contemporary French Novel, Autobiography; Contemporary French Theatre and Francophone Literature in order develop their capacities for research and critical thought. The French Department’s doctoral degree is designed for dedicated researchers and mainly consists of a dissertation.