BA Degree in Humanities Studies in Africa

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Humanities Studies

Humanities and social sciences promotes and understanding of a wide variety of skills by providing students with a huge variety of courses. The skillsets students learn might be valuable across a huge number of industries in the growing global job market.

Even if you choose East Africa’s mythological, enchanting Tanzania; Senegal, land of teranga or South Africa, with its wide opportunities to soak in and serve, research in Africa will be overwhelming.

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Bachelor of Arts in Theology and Religious Studies (HTRS)

Midlands State University
Campus Full time 8 semesters February 2019 Zimbabwe Gweru

To provide well-trained mentors for the different religious institutions nationally and regionally. [+]

Objectives

To provide well-trained mentors for the different religious institutions nationally and regionally.

to provide leadership for theological education through consultancy and support services to communities in need of collaboration with other theological institutions. to facilitate research and publication in African theology and methodology to stimulate collaboration among existing theological institutions. to initiate theological and religious initiatives that address the many challenges of the world such as war, HIV/AIDS, famine and environmental change. Career Prospects

The Theology and Religious Studies graduates will have career opportunities in Religious institutions, NGOs, the public sector, the uniformed forces, welfare institutions, universities, private sector.... [-]


Bachelor of Arts in Archaeology, Cultural Heritage and Museum Studies (HACHMS)

Midlands State University
Campus Full time 8 semesters February 2019 Zimbabwe Gweru

The department seeks to develop and maintain a global network of professional and collaborating organizations and centers. [+]

Aims The department seeks to develop and maintain a global network of professional and collaborating organizations and centers. It is also committed to the production of educational and training modules and to make such educational materials available in different formats, including multimedia, to the public, professionals and other tertiary institutions. The department hopes to achieve this vision through the study of and research in African and global heritage and culture, African and world prehistories, historical archaeology, museums and cultural institutions. Entry Requirements A candidate must have obtained at least five `O’ Level passes including English Language and History. A pass in Mathematics at `O’ Level’ will be an added advantage. A candidate must also have obtained a pass in History at `A’ level and at least ONE of the following subjects or their equivalent: Shona, Ndebele, Geography, or Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Computer Science Career Prospects ... [-]

BA Hons in Religion

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years February 2019 South Africa Johannesburg + 1 more

The Honours programme may be taken with a specific focus in the following areas of specialisation or in combination [+]

The Honours programme may be taken with a specific focus in the following areas of specialisation or in combination:

Critical Issues in the Study of Religion: The Divine in Religions; Religions and Science; Method and Theory in the Study of Religion; Liberation Theologies in Religions. Christianity: The Context of Early Christianity; The Bible as Literature; The Christian Tradition; Christianity and Contemporary Issues.

Islam and Arabic: Studies in Hadith; Islam and Gender; Islamic Spiritual Traditions; Selected Arabic Texts (Tafsir); The Qur’an and its Major Themes; The Shari’ah and Constitutional Democracies; Critical Issues in Contemporary Islam

African Indigenous Religions: African Spirituality; Indigenous Religions and Ecology; The Influence of Modernization on African Indigenous Religion; African Indigenous Religion and other Indigenous Religions of the World. ... [-]


BA Hons in Philosophy

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time 1 year February 2019 South Africa Johannesburg

The honours curriculum consists of five compulsory modules. The first is the research module, a long essay of about 10,000 words, the topic of which is negotiated with a supervisor. The other four modules are courses. Which courses are offered in a specific year will be determined by the department and will be based on, amongst other considerations, the availability of academic staff with the requisite expertise in a field and the interests of students. [+]

The honours curriculum consists of five compulsory modules. The first is the research module, a long essay of about 10,000 words, the topic of which is negotiated with a supervisor. The other four modules are courses. Which courses are offered in a specific year will be determined by the department and will be based on, amongst other considerations, the availability of academic staff with the requisite expertise in a field and the interests of students.

Admission requirements

To be admitted to this programme, students must fulfil the Department’s admission requirements. These are as follows. You must have done Philosophy as a major subject for your first Degree. You must also have an average mark of 65% for all the modules you have done in Philosophy 3. ... [-]


BA Hons in Latin

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years February 2019 South Africa Johannesburg + 1 more

In this course, we work with the Latin language, literature, artifacts, philosophy, history, and religion. Not only do students develop their own analytical skills by participating in this course; they also understand the ways in which we as human beings give meaning to our existence through the use of symbols and complexes of symbols which come to us from ancient times. [+]

In this course, we work with the Latin language, literature, artifacts, philosophy, history, and religion. Not only do students develop their own analytical skills by participating in this course; they also understand the ways in which we as human beings give meaning to our existence through the use of symbols and complexes of symbols which come to us from ancient times.

All documents are read in the original language, supplying students with the ability to interpret inscriptions, texts, and artifacts in a reasoned manner. An appreciation of the influence of Latin on modern English is also developed.

Admission requirements

Latin 3A and 3B are required for admission to this programme. A reading knowledge of German and/or French is recommended.... [-]


BA Hons in Historical Studies

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time 1 year February 2019 South Africa Johannesburg

Research Essay: The research essay covers methodology, theory and the application thereof in an actual research essay. Theory and Historiography: The examination paper covers theory and philosophy of History as well as general and South African historiography. [+]

Research Essay: The research essay covers methodology, theory and the application thereof in an actual research essay.

Theory and Historiography: The examination paper covers theory and philosophy of History as well as general and South African historiography

African History: Themes covering the historical development of Africa are presented.

Themes in the History of Asia: This paper offers a selection of themes in the history of the great divergence between the Asian civilizations and the western civilization, since the fifteenth century; India, South East Asia, Japan and China.

South African History: Themes in nineteenth-century history before 1865: British rule, debates on the urban middle-class formation, Mfecane, Great Trek, Cape Liberalism, leaders in the interior, economic relations.... [-]


BA Hons in Classical Culture

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years February 2019 South Africa Johannesburg + 1 more

The course aims to supply a fairly detailed study of the contribution of our classical heritage to Western civilization. [+]

The course aims to supply a fairly detailed study of the contribution of our classical heritage to Western civilization. Areas like Classical Art and Architecture, History, Philosophy, Poetry, Prose, Religion, Rhetoric or Technology are covered. In studying these subjects, fascinating themes like archetypes (e.g. the hero), master narratives, gendered language, strategies of communication, worldview, and the history of ordinary people are covered. In this way, students develop a critical understanding of their own culture, as well as an appreciation of the wealth of knowledge we inherited from the Greeks and Romans. All ancient texts are read in translation.

Admission requirements

Classical Culture 3A and 3B are strongly recommended. In consultation with the Head of the Department, a BA Degree in a related discipline may also grant access to the Honours course.... [-]


BA Hons in Applied Linguistics

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time 1 year February 2019 South Africa Johannesburg

The postgraduate programme in Applied Linguistics and Literary Theory, in drawing on the knowledge fields of both its disciplines, is aimed at the specialized education and training and research needs of language practitioners such as translators, interpreters, text editors, language planners, copywriters and language teachers. Translation and interpreting are complex linguistic, cognitive and textual processes that, among other things, also entail socio-cultural mediation. [+]

The postgraduate programme in Applied Linguistics and Literary Theory, in drawing on the knowledge fields of both its disciplines, is aimed at the specialized education and training and research needs of language practitioners such as translators, interpreters, text editors, language planners, copywriters and language teachers. Translation and interpreting are complex linguistic, cognitive and textual processes that, among other things, also entail socio-cultural mediation. Given the complexity of these activities and hence the interdisciplinary nature of language practice, these programmes offer a balance of theoretical, practical and experiential knowledge and skills.

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Bachelor of Arts Honors in Language and Communication Studies

Lupane State University
Campus Full time 4 years February 2019 Zimbabwe Bulawayo

On successful completion of the course, one will be equipped with the necessary skills and knowledge to assess the place of language within systems and processes of communication generally; describe particular usages of language, for example at the levels of pronunciation, lexicogrammar, discourse structure and functioning; appreciate relationships between language forms and the social and cultural contexts where they are used; analyse the specific demands and constraints of using language and communicating within particular institutional and professional settings, such as the mass media, medicine, education (including language education), business and industry; appreciate the shared elements of human communication processes and explore their diversity and their central relevance to contemporary social life; analyse the communication practices that sustain and constitute social institutions such as the newspaper, TV and film industries and critically appraise their output; identify generic categories within types of media communication and understand their constitution as cultural products. [+]

On successful completion of the course, one will be equipped with the necessary skills and knowledge to:

Assess the place of language within systems and processes of communication generally; Describe particular usages of language, for example at the levels of pronunciation, lexicogrammar, discourse structure and functioning; Appreciate relationships between language forms and the social and cultural contexts where they are used; Analyze the specific demands and constraints of using language and communicating within particular institutional and professional settings, such as the mass media, medicine, education (including language education), business and industry; Appreciate the shared elements of human communication processes and explore their diversity and their central relevance to contemporary social life; Analyze the communication practices that sustain and constitute social institutions such as the newspaper, TV and film industries and critically appraise their output; Identify generic categories within types of media communication and understand their constitution as cultural products. Entry Requirements Five (5) ‘O’ level passes including English and an African language ... [-]

Bachelor of Arts in Transformational Church Leadership

Pan Africa Christian University
Online Campus Full time January 2019 Kenya Nairobi Kenya Online + 1 more

The Transformational Church Leadership Program is designed to produce a church leadership that is equipped to affect positive spiritual and socio-economic transformation of the church and the community through the church. [+]

Bachelor of Arts in Transformational Church Leadership Introduction

The Transformational Church Leadership Program is designed to produce a church leadership that is equipped to affect positive spiritual and socio-economic transformation of the church and the community through the church. It is rooted in the conviction that this purpose is achieved primarily by the integration of Christian faith and practice into all aspects of the curriculum. Thus diligent study of the doctrines of the Spirit empowered Word coupled with radical obedience and relevant leadership skills training will produce those empowered leaders who render holistic and transformative ministry and service in the church and the community.... [-]


Bachelor of Arts in Bible and Theology

Pan Africa Christian University
Campus Full time September 2019 Kenya Nairobi

The Degree in Bible and Theology is designed to equip and develop biblically and theologically sound scholars with relevant skills and competencies to effectively serve God in the context of church and community. [+]

Bachelor of Arts in Bible and Theology Introduction

The Degree in Bible and Theology is designed to equip and develop biblically and theologically sound scholars with relevant skills and competencies to effectively serve God in the context of church and community.

Core Objectives

By the end of this course the learner should be:

Skilled in the practical exegesis of the biblical text, using the range of contributory disciplines, methodologies and resource materials. Able to innovate and develop ministries that will address the needs of the community in which graduates are called to serve. Able to demonstrate awareness and appreciation of disciplines of study that prepare the person to serve society and the world. Entry Requirements ... [-]

Bachelor of Arts in International Studies (BAIS)

Al Akhawayn University (in Ifrane)
Campus Full time Part time 3 - 5 years August 2019 Morocco Ifran + 1 more

The BAIS program offers students the opportunity to learn about and ex- amine various aspects of International Studies. Students will be able to achieve different profiles within the program through combining elements from the five concentrations offered by the program: two fields of study: Political Science, or International Cooperation and Development; and three geographical areas: North Africa and the Middle East, European Studies, or American Studies. [+]

About

The BAIS program offers students the opportunity to learn about and examine various aspects of International Studies. Students will be able to achieve different profiles within the program through combining elements from the five concentrations offered by the program: two fields of study: Political Science, or International Cooperation and Development; and three geographical areas: North Africa and the Middle East, European Studies, or American Studies. Each student will opt for one field and one geographical area, depending on his/her personal interest. In addition, International Studies students may choose their minor in an area in or outside the School.

Intended Learning Outcomes ... [-]

Bachelor of Arts: Theology

Cornerstone Institute
Online Campus Full time Part time 3 - 6 years July 2019 South Africa Cape Town + 2 more

The aim of this programme is to equip students with a Christian, interdisciplinary approach to engaging real-world crises and opportunities. With an emphasis on skillful biblical interpretation and theological understanding, students engage a broad set of contextual issues facing South Africa today and develop an integrative response (drawing from psychological, theological and sociological perspectives). A sense of personal vocation is therefore nurtured, with an emphasis on practical application. [+]

Bachelor of Arts Majoring in Theology (376 credits)

The aim of this programme is to equip students with a Christian, interdisciplinary approach to engaging real-world crises and opportunities. With an emphasis on skillful biblical interpretation and theological understanding, students engage a broad set of contextual issues facing South Africa today and develop an integrative response (drawing from psychological, theological and sociological perspectives). A sense of personal vocation is therefore nurtured, with an emphasis on practical application.

Admission Requirements

National Senior Certificate (NSC) with a bachelor’s pass or equivalent. A Matriculation Certificate (with university exemption) or equivalent. A Higher Certificate or an Advanced Certificate or Diploma in a cognate field.... [-]