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09:53 Oct 18, 2007
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Afrikaans to English translations [PRO]
Other / diploma
Afrikaans term or phrase: D.A
this abbreviation appears in a baccalaureate diploma under "graad".
Andreea Bostan
United Kingdom

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1 -1Doctor Artium
Samuel Murray

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Doctor Artium

There is such a thing as a Doctor Artium, but you generally won't find it at South African universities. After Magister Artium, South African art students generally specialise, so the degree won't be called a DA but rather a D Litt or D Phil or D Theol or whatever the specialisation might be.

Samuel Murray
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disagree  lexispro: It seems unlikely that there will be any reference to a doctorate on the certificate of a BA degree. Could this be a misprint? Or D/A for "document against acceptance" in some transferred sense?
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