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Specialisation in Economic History

Specialisation in Economic History

BA/BSocScHons specialising in Economic History (126 NQF credits)

Convener: Associate Professor Sean Field

 Admission requirements:

(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.

Prescribed curriculum:

Four taught courses and a research essay.

 

Compulsory (core) courses:

NQF credits  HEQSF level

HST4001H

Research Essay/Projects

30

8

HST4021H

Advanced Historical Methods & Approaches

24

8

And

 

 

HST4053F

Debates in Economic History

24

8

HST4054F

Topics in South African Economic History

24

8

Plus

 

 

 

1 X 24 credit courses chosen from courses offered in the Faculty of Humanities subject to the approval of the Head of Department.

 

24x2

 

8 or 9