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Stellenbosch University

12 months
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1276 EUR/year
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About

The Political Science programme at the Stellenbosch University is offered full-time and consists of taught modules and a thesis. Students undertake an advanced study of a number of focus areas in political science. 

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Overview

Key facts

The department provides high-level theoretical and analytical training in a variety of subfields of Political Science, with particular focus on political risk analysis, public policy analysis, political behaviour and survey research, foreign policy analysis, global governance, and conflict and peace studies in Africa. Experts from practice and international universities are frequently involved in the presentation of modules.

Our aims

The general aim of the Political Science programme at the Stellenbosch University is the development of a thorough understanding of political events, processes and tendencies based on methodologically accountable and theoretically informed empirical research. The programme also aims to train you as researcher to make professional contributions to the discipline of Political Science.

The programme is aimed at training analysts with an advanced understanding of policy and political risk analysis.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Thesis (Political Science)
  • Selected Themes (Political Science)
  • Policy Analysis
  • Political Risk Analysis
  • Peace and Conflict Studies

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Your contract 
  • Student support form (Students with special needs)  
  • Qualification documents - Please ensure that you upload qualification documents for each tertiary qualification obtained and that the documents is official and certified. This implies that your original qualification documents (academic transcript and accompanying degree certificate) which you recieved upon graduation must be stamped and signed by the awarding institution. Qualifications shorter than 12 months in duration will not be considered
  • Proof of English Language proficiency
  • An Honours degree in Political Science or an equivalent qualification as approved by the Senate
  • An average final mark of 65%

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    1276 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1276 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • National

    1276 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1276 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • R21 948

Living costs for Stellenbosch

7630 - 10640 ZAR /month
Living costs

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