Humanities

Humanities: postgraduate

The Humanities Faculty offers the following postgraduate degrees and diplomas:

Bachelor of Arts Honours
African Language & Literature
African Studies
Afrikaans & Netherlandic Studies
Archaeology
Archaeology & Environmental Studies
Art Historical Studies
Classical Studies
Democratic Governance
Developmental Studies
Diversity Studies
Drama
Economics
English Studies
Environmental & Geographical Studies
Film Theory & Practice
Film Studies
French Language & Literature
German Language & Literature
Historical Studies
International Relations
Italian language & Literature
Jewish Studies
Justice & Transformation
Linguistics
Literary & Cultural Theory
Media Theory & Practice
Organisational Psychology
Philosophy
Politics, Philosophy & Economics
Political Communication
Political Philosophy & Social Theory
Public Affairs & Administration
Public Policy
Religious Studies
Rhetoric Studies
Social Anthropology
Sociology
South African & Comparative Politics
Workplace Change & Labour Law

Bachelor of Education Honours

Bachelor of Music Honours
Musicology
Composition
Dance Studies
Choreography
Practical
Performance

Bachelor of Social Science Honours
African Studies
Archaeology
Archaeology & Environmental Studies
Clinical Practice in Social Work
Criminal Justice
Democratic Governance
Developmental Studies
Diversity Studies
Economics
Environmental & Geographical Studies
Gender & Transformation
International Relations
Justice & Transformation
Literary & Cultural Theory
Organisational Psychology
Philosophy
Politics, Philosophy & Economics
Political Communication
Political Philosophy & Social Theory
Probation & Correctional Practice
Psychology
Public Affairs & Administration
Public Policy
Religious Studies
Rhetoric Studies
Social Anthropology
Social Development
Sociology
Social Policy & Management
Social Research & Social Theory
South African & comparative Politics
Workplace Change & Labour Law

Doctor of Education

Doctor of Fine Art

Doctor of Literature

Doctor of Music
Composition & Dissertation
Dance
Performance & Dissertation

Doctor of Philosophy
African Languages & Literature
African Studies
Afrikaans & Netherlandic Studies
Archaeology
Art Historical Studies
Classical Studies
Criminology
Dance
Drama
Economics
Education
English Language & Literature
Environmental & Geographical Sciences
Media Studies
Film Studies
Fine Art
French Language & Literature
Gender Studies
German Language & Literature
Historical Studies
Industrial Sociology
Italian
Library & Information Science
Linguistics
Music
Philosophy
Political Studies
Psychology
Religious Studies
Rhetoric Studies
Social Anthropology
Social Work
Sociology

Doctor of Social Science
General

Master of Arts
(coursework & dissertation)
Applied Drama & Theatre Studies
Applied Economics
Art Historical Studies
African languages & Literatures
Afrikaans & Netherlandic Studies
Classical Studies
Clinical Psychology
Creative Writing
Economics
Economics & Demography
Environmental & Geographical Studies
Film Theory & Practice
French Language & Literature
German Language & Literature
Health Economics
Historical Studies
Italian Language & Literature
Jewish Studies
Language, Literature & Modernity
Literary studies
Philosophy
Political Communication
Public Affairs & Administration
Psychological Research
Practical Anthropology
Sociology
South African & Comparative Politics
Theatre & Performance

Master of Arts
(dissertation)
Art Historical Studies
African Languages & Literatures
Afrikaans & Netherlandic Studies
Drama
English Language & Literature
Film Studies
French Language & Literature
German Language & Literature
Historical Studies
Italian language & Literature
Linguistics
Philosophy
Political Studies
Religious Studies
Social Anthropology
Sociology

Master of Education
(coursework & dissertation)
Adult Education
Applied Language & Literacy Studies
Curriculum Studies
Educational Administration, Planning & Social Policy
Higher Education Studies
History Education
History of Art Education
Information Communication Technologies
Mathematics Education
Science Education
Teaching

Master of Education
(dissertation)

Master of Library & Information Science

Master of Philosophy in Education
Adult Education
Applied Language & Literacy Studies
Curriculum Studies
Educational Administration, Planning & Social Policy
Higher Education Studies
History Education
History of Art Education
Information Communication Technologies
Mathematics Education
Science Education
Teaching

Master of Philosophy
(coursework & dissertation)
African Studies
Development Studies
Digital Curation
Diversity Studies
Family Law & Development
HIV/AIDS in Society
Justice & Transformation
Literary & Cultural Theory
Politics, Philosophy & Social Theory
Politics, Philosophy & Economics
Public Culture
Public Policy
Rhetoric Studies
Workplace Change & Labour Law

Master of Philosophy
(dissertation only)
African Studies
Rhetoric Studies
Library & Information Studies
General

Master of Public Administration

Master of Social Science
(coursework & minor dissertation)
Archaeology
Clinical Practice in Social Work
Comparative & International Politics
Democratic Governance
Economics
Economics & Demography
Environmental & Geographical Studies
Health Economics
International Relations
Organisational Psychology
Philosophy
Political Communication
Political Philosophy & Social Theory
Practical Anthropology
Probation & Correctional Practice
Public Affairs & Administration
Religious Studies
Social Anthropology
Social Development
Social Policy & Management
Sociology
South African & Comparative Politics

Master of Social Science
(dissertation only)
Economics
Environmental & Geographical Studies
Gender Studies
Health Economics
Industrial Sociology
Organisational Psychology
Philosophy
Political Studies
Psychology
Religious Studies
Social Anthropology
Social Development
Social Planning & Administration
Sociology

Masters of Arts in Fine Art

Masters of Fine Art
Fine Art
New Media
Film & TV Production

Postgraduate Certificate in Education - Further Education

Postgraduate Certificate in Education - Intermediate & Senior Phase

Postgraduate Certificate in Education - Senior Phase & Further Education

Postgraduate Diploma in African Studies

Postgraduate Diploma in Art
Fine Art

Postgraduate Diploma in Education
Adult Education
Applied Language & Literacy Studies
Curriculum Studies
Educational Administration, Planning & Social Policy
Higher Education Studies
History of Art Education
History Education
HIV/AIDS in Society
Information Communication Technologies
Mathematics Education
Science Education
Teaching

Postgraduate Diploma in Library & Information Studies

Postgraduate Diploma in Music in Performance

Please note

  • For detailed information on these degrees and diplomas please consult the Humanities Faculty handbook.
  • A general Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Social Science degree requires students to study two approved majors. (See Arts and Social Sciences majors.) For more information please consult the undergraduate and postgraduate admission requirements for Humanities.
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