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Programme: MA (Political Science)

Code Faculty Department
01250194 Faculty of Humanities Department: Political Sciences
Credits Duration NQF level
Minimum duration of study: 1 year Total credits: 180 NQF level:  09

Admission requirements

  1. Honours degree in Political Sciences or relevant honours degree
  2. A cumulative weighted average of at least 70% for the honours degree
  3. An admissions essay may be required
  4. An entrance/admissions examination may be required

Note: Additional work/modules may be required in order to reach the desired level of competency

Additional requirements

  • Prospective students may be required to submit an admissions essay or to sit for an examination or to do additional work/modules to enable them to reach the desired level of study.
  • An acceptable level of pro­ficiency in English or Afrikaans is a requisite.
  • An approved research proposal is required.

Minimum credits: 180

Core modules


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