The School of Social Sciences, part of the Faculty of Humanities at the University of the Witwatersrand, offers the disciplines of History; International Relations; Philosophy; Political Studies; Social Anthropology; and Sociology.
It provides one of the richest, most exciting and most innovative areas of study at the University and boasts many of South Africa’s leading internationally trained intellectuals, lecturers, researchers and writers in this field.
The History course is offered at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg.
The themes considered include:
- The causes and consequences of migrant labour
- Changing dynamics of generation and gender
- The politics and practice of resistance
- Evolving forms of sexuality
- Issues of racial and ethnic identity
- The contestation of chieftainship
- The intersection of malevolence, misfortune and witchcraft
- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
DisciplinesHistory Ancient History Modern History View 8 other Masters in Modern History in South Africa
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Masters by Coursework and Research Report:
- Masters by Dissertation:
International3205 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 3205 USD per year during 12 months.
National3205 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 3205 USD per year during 12 months.
R 46 220
Living costs for Johannesburg
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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