12 months
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3205 USD/year
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The Master of Arts in the field of History by coursework and research report from University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg is a 1 year full-time or 2 years part-time degree.

Overview

Key facts

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.

Programme Structure

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

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

190 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Honours:
A bachelors degree or equivalent with 65% course mark aggregate in a third year major.At least an upper second class pass in the final undergraduate course in the subject.
  • Masters by Coursework and Research Report:
A bachelors degree with honours from Wits or another university with a 65% total mark aggregate
  • Masters by Dissertation:
A bachelors degree with honours from Wits or another university with a 65% total mark aggregateA supervisor from the Faculty of Humanities must be identified and approached prior to application

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    3205 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3205 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    3205 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3205 USD per year during 12 months.

R 46 220

Living costs for Johannesburg

8434 - 12036 ZAR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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