Honours

HONOURS IN POLITICAL AND INTERNATIONAL STUDIES

120 credits at NQF level 8. Entrance requirements: An undergraduate degree in Political and International Studies with a good second class pass. Students with a good second class pass degree in a cognate discipline may also be considered for admission. Course description: The Honours degree consists of either five courses or four courses and a research essay of 10 000 words. The latter option may be exercised only on recommendation of the Head of Department. Students may choose from a range of postgraduate courses offered in the Department and, with the permission of the Head of Department, may also take one course from another discipline. The courses on offer vary from year to year. Prospective students should inquire as to which courses are on offer in the year that they will be registered. To be awarded the degree students must pass at least four out of the five courses taken and achieve an overall aggregated pass of at least 50%.

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