BACHELOR OF ARTS HONOURS WITH SPECIALISATION IN ART HISTORY AND VISUAL CULTURE STUDIES
Qualification BACHELOR OF ARTS HONOURS WITH SPECIALISATION IN ART HISTORY AND VISUAL CULTURE STUDIES
Abbreviation BAHons with specialisation in Art History and Visual Culture studies
Min. study period Programme Code Degree Code Academic Plan Code NQF Level Total credits
1 year B1600 16001 BC160014 8 12
8
  1. ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
    In addition to the requirements as presented in 1.4 under General Information in this Rule Book, the following also applies:
    • Students must have a Fine Arts or any suitable Exit Level 7 qualification and will be subject to preliminary evaluation and/or additional study as agreed in consultation with the academic head of department.
    • The pass mark of the Exit Level 7 qualification must be 65% or more.
    • Applicants may only register after the academic head of department has issued a letter of approval for their admission and selection of modules.
  2. CURRICULUM
    1. Compulsory core modules
      Candidates must select two modules from those listed below in consultation with the academic head of department and lecturers involved.
      CODE NAME OF MODULE CREDITS
      HKGA6808 Aesthetic theory and philosophy 32
      HKGO6808 Objects and processes of display and reception 32
      HKGV6808 Visual art and gender 32
      HKGC6808 The city: exploring imaginary spaces 32
      HKGI6808 Images and meta-discourses 32
      HKGT6808 Translating Africa 32
      HKGP6808 Photography, film and digital imaging 32
      HKGS6808 Visual story-telling 32
    2. Compulsory research project
      CODE NAME OF MODULE CREDITS
      HKGK6800 Research Report: Art History and Visual Culture Studies (Honours) 64
  3. ASSESSMENT
    Candidates write a research report (64 credits) and two examination papers (32 credits each).
MASTER OF ARTS WITH SPECIALISATION IN ART HISTORY AND VISUAL CULTURE STUDIES
Qualification MASTER OF ARTS WITH SPECIALISATION IN ART HISTORY AND VISUAL CULTURE STUDIES
Abbreviation MA with specialisation in Art History and Visual Culture studies
Min. study period Programme Code Degree Code Academic Plan Code NQF Level Total credits
1 year B1800 18001 BC180014 9 18
0
  1. ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
    In addition to the requirements as presented in 1.4 under General Information in this Rule Book, the following also applies:
    • Students must have an Exit Level 8 qualification in Art History and/or Visual Culture Studies or any other appropriate Exit Level 8 qualification,
    • Admission will be subject to preliminary assessment and/or additional study, decided on in consultation with the academic head of department.
    • Students must have achieved a pass mark for the Exit Level 8 qualification of at least 65%.
    • Applicants may register for the degree only after the academic head of department has issued a letter of approval for their admission and choice of curriculum.
  2. CURRICULUM
    Candidates must select ONE of the following options:

    Option 1

    CODE NAME OF MODULE CREDITS
    HKGK8900 Dissertation: Art History and Visual Culture Studies (Research Masters) 180

    Option 2: two interrelated publishable manuscripts or published articles in accredited journals

    CODE NAME OF MODULE CREDITS
    HKGA8900 Two interrelated, publishable manuscripts / published articles in the field of Art History and Visual Culture Studies (Research Masters) 180
DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY WITH SPECIALISATION IN ART HISTORY AND VISUAL CULTURE STUDIES
Qualification DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY WITH SPECIALISATION IN ART HISTORY AND VISUAL CULTURE STUDIES
Abbreviation PhD with specialisation in Art History and Visual Culture studies
Min. study period Programme Code Degree Code Academic Plan Code NQF Level Total credits
2 years B1906 19061 BC190614 10 36
0
  1. ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
    In addition to the requirements as presented in 1.4 under General Information in this Rule Book, the following also applies:
    • Students must also have an Exit Level 9 qualification in Art History or Visual Culture Studies or any appropriate Exit Level 9 qualification, ad
    • Students will be subject to preliminary assessment and/or additional study, decided on in consultation with the academic head of department.
  2. CURRICULUM
    Candidates must select ONE of the following options:

    Option 1

    CODE NAME OF MODULE CREDITS
    HKGK9100 Thesis History of Art and Visual Cultural Studies (PhD) 360

    Option 2: Five interrelated publishable manuscripts or published articles in accredited journals

    CODE NAME OF MODULE CREDITS
    HKGA9100 Thesis article option: Art History and Visual Cultural Studies (PhD) 360

FACULTY CONTACT

T: +27 51 401 2240 or humanities@ufs.ac.za

Postgraduate:
Marizanne Cloete: +27 51 401 2592

Undergraduate:
Katlego Mabulana: +27 51 401 2495
Juanita Hlongwane: +27 51 401 3269

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