MA Admission Requirements

In addition to the requirements as presented in 1.4 under General Information the Rule Book of the Faculty of the Humanities, the following requirements apply:

  • (i) The candidate must be in possession of an Honours Exit Level 8 qualification in Political Science.
  • (ii) An overall average mark of at least 65% must have been obtained. (iii) A minimum of 65% for the Honours research report must also have been obtained.
  • (iii) Admission is subject to departmental approval. In addition to their formal studies, students are expected to take part in conferences, seminars and lectures by visiting speakers.
POLS8900: MA degree by dissertation

Students with an honours degree in Political Science present a research proposal and write a dissertation on an approved topic related to the area of specialisation at Honours level.

In addition to their formal Research Masters studies, students are expected to take part in conferences, seminars and lectures by visiting speakers.

For more information, please refer to the Rule Book


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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