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Application dates 2023

​All applications open Monday 3 April

Click HERE to apply on SUNStudent

MA in Creative Writing

Other MA programmes

(International students)

Other MA programmes

(SA students)

Submit your portfolio and application before Saturday 30 September Apply before Thursday 31 August
Apply before Tuesday 31 October


Guidelines for all Master’s programmes ​​​​​​

Click HERE for the administrative guidelines for all Master’s programmes in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences.

MA programmes in the Department

Click on the programme names below to get the latest information on programme requirements and the contact information for the various programme coordinators.

MA in Afrik​aans and Dutch

MA in Creative Writing

Click HERE to find out what you need to apply for the MA in Creative writing.

MA in Lexicography

The MA in Lexicography will not be presented in 2024. Watch this space to find out about applications for 2025.

Read more about our involvement with EMLex – the European Master in Lexicography – by clicking HERE.

Staff and MA students on the Department's first MA Day (13 June 2022)​