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Programme: BSocSciHons History

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Faculty of Humanities
Duration of study: 1 year
Total credits: 120
Contact:
Dr G Paleker
[email protected]
+27 (0)124202664

Admission requirements

• A relevant bachelor’s degree with History as a subject.

• A weighted average of at least 65% in the final-year subjects.

 

 
 

 

 

Other programme-specific information

Some modules are being alternated; consult with the programme manager on which will be presented this year.

Minimum credits: 120

Core modules

GES  770 and GES 713 are compulsory. 

Select three modules in addition to the compulsory modules - 60 credits                                    

*Some modules are being alternated; consult with the programme manager on which will be presented this year.

Core modules

GES 701 Historiography 701 Credits: 20.00

Module content:

A study of trends and schools of thought in the South African and Western writing of history.

GES 704 South African history 704 Credits: 20.00

Module content:

A theme from the history of South Africa.

GES 705 African history 705 Credits: 20.00

Module content:

Aspects of the history of modern Africa.

GES 713 Theory and methodology 713 Credits: 30.00

Module content:

A study of theoretical and methodological aspects.

GES 714 Socio-cultural history of South Africa 714 Credits: 20.00

Module content:

Aspects of the socio-cultural history of South Africa.

GES 715 World history 715 Credits: 20.00

Module content:

Aspects of the history of the modern world.

GES 770 Research report: History 770 Credits: 30.00

Module content:

A research report which gives the learner the opportunity to undertake primary historical research.