BA/BSocScHons specialising in Economic History (126 NQF credits)
Convener: Associate Professor Sean Field
(a) Faculty Rules FH3 and FM3 and University General Rules apply.
(b) Specialisation admission requirements:
Honours: Completion of a Bachelor’s degree with a major in Economic History or a cognate discipline with a mark of 65% or above;
Masters: Completion of a good Honours degree in the Social Sciences.
(c) The Department may set an entrance essay for applicants who do not have a background in Economic History or are transferring from other universities.
(d) Acceptance is on the recommendation of the Head of Department.
Four taught courses and a research essay.
Compulsory (core) courses:
NQF credits HEQSF level
Advanced Historical Methods & Approaches
Debates in Economic History
Topics in South African Economic History
1 X 24 credit courses chosen from courses offered in the Faculty of Humanities subject to the approval of the Head of Department.
8 or 9
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Department of Historical Studies
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