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Undergraduate - Area of study

Students who commenced study in 2015 should refer to this area of study entry for direction on the requirements; to check which units are currently available for enrolment, refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your area of study.

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This area of study entry applies to students commencing this course in 2015 and should be read in conjunction with the relevant course entry in the Handbook. Any units listed for this area of study relate only to the 'Requirements' outlined in the Faculty of Arts component of any bachelors double degrees.

Managing facultyFaculty of Arts
Offered bySouth Africa School of Social Science
Campus(es)South Africa
CoordinatorDr Joseph Minga


  • Unit codes that are not linked to their entry in the Handbook are not available for study in the current year.
  • Available as a minor only.


The minor in literary and cultural studies offered by the School of Social Science complements other areas of study within the Bachelor of Social Science. It introduces students to a range of literary and cultural texts drawn from different historical periods and parts of the world and aims to enhance student learning of analytical and critical skills.


First-year level

Students studying a sequence in literary and cultural studies must complete one pair of units (12 points) from the following options:

  • AZA1294 Reading Africa: An introduction, and AZA1295 World literature
  • AZA1061 French and francophone studies 1, and AZA1062 French and francophone studies 2

Second/Third-year level

Students studying a minor in literary and cultural studies must have completed the first-year sequence. In addition a minor requires completion of a further two units (12 points) from the units listed below:

Relevant courses

4086 Bachelor of Social Science