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Prospective Students

The Department of Historical Studies welcomes your interest in its programmes. We hope you find the information you need as you browse the website. If there are still questions unanswered, please feel free to contact us.

For academic questions relating to the Honours Programme, you are advised to email Dr Sean Field and Dr Maanda Mulaudzi. For academic questions concerning the MA and PhD Programmes, you may like to write to Professor Nigel Worden. For any administrative matter, please contact Mrs Colleen Petersen.

We wish you the best of luck with your application.

Below are our responses to the two most frequently asked questions by the prospective students: What are the career options after doing a major in History or Economic History? And, what funding opportunities are available for students pursuing research in the Department of Historical Studies?


Why Consider a Major in History or Economic History?

Financial Support and Funding Opportunities