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BA Hons (Hist​​ory)


Specific Admission Requir​​ements

A BA degree with History as major with at least 60%.


Programme Structu​​re

Nature of programme:

The focus is on the theoretical aspects of History as a scholarly discipline and on selected themes from International, African and South African History. Theoretical History consists of three compulsory components and in the case of themes from South African History a choice of two components from a list of options.


Compulsory mod​ules

10137 : Theoretical History 771(60)

10139 : South African History 771(20)

10140 : Thesis (Theoretical/South African History) 771(40)


Assessment and Examinati​​​on​

An extensive range of assignments, examinations and a thesis.



Programme Co-ordinator: 

Dr Justin Pearce
021 808 2889​