Tuesday, 24 January 2017
 

UJ Islamic studies grows

Published by Voice of the Cape on Friday, 23 September 2011
The University of Johannesburg (UJ) is now welcoming applications for the BA Hons, MA and PhD programs in the Study of Islam and Arabic. According to Prof Farid Esack, head of the Department of Religion Studies, UJ offers the best Honours Program in the Study of Islam in South Africa. And to ensure this high standard, the department brings in among the world's finest scholars to work with their students.

"In the coming year, we will significantly expand our Masters of Arts (MA) intake with 10 students and also expand our PhD Program. In addition, we will be taking on two Post-Doctoral Fellows. UJ is a genuinely exciting place to be - a place of critical and socially relevant scholarship with a serious commitment to public intellectual engagement," he said.