Master Degrees

Master of Arts in Industrial Sociology (MA)

Admission requirement: An Honours degree in Sociology or an equivalent qualification obtained with an average mark of 65%.

Outcome: The student should be able to undertake advanced research on the industry in society and report on it in a scientific manner.

Method of delivery: Full-time and part-time.

Assessment method: Dissertation - 100%.

Please refer to the Postgraduate Brochure for more detailed information.

Master of Arts in History (MA)

Admission requirement: An Honours degree in History, Cultural History, Heritage and Cultural Tourism Management or an equivalent qualification in a realted discipline obtained with an average mark of 65%.

Outcome: The student should be able to undertake advanced research on aspects relating to history and report on it in a scientific manner.

Method of delivery: Full-time and part-time.

Assessment method: Dissertation - 100%.

Please refer to the Postgraduate Brochure for more detailed information.

Master of Arts in Communication (MA)

Admission requirement: A four year Bachelor of Communicatuion qualification for which the core modules at the fourth level were passed with an average of 65%, or an Honours degree in Communication which was obtained with an average of 65%, or an equivalent qualification obtained with an average of 65%.

Outcome: The student should be able to do independent research on a specific communication problem by using relevant scientific methods and to document it in a written report.

Method of delivery: Full-time and part-time.

Assessment method: Dissertation - 100%.

Please refer to the Postgraduate Brochure for more detailed information.

Master of Arts in Public Management and Governance (MA)

Admission requirement: An Honours degree in Development and Management or an equivalent qualification in a related discipline obtained with an average mark of 65%.

Outcome: The student should be able to undertake advanced research on public management phenomena and to report on it in a scientific manner.

Method of delivery: Full-time and part-time.

Assessment method: Dissertation - 100%.

Please refer to the Postgraduate Brochure for more detailed information.

Master of Arts in Political Studies (MA)

Admission requirement: An Honours degree in Political Studies or an equivalent qualification in a related discipline obtained with an average mark of 65%.

Outcome: The student should be able to undertake advanced research on political phenomena and report on it in a scientific manner.

Method of delivery: Full-time and part-time.

Assessment method: Dissertation - 100%.

Please refer to the Postgraduate Brochure for more detailed information.

Master of Arts in Sociology (MA)

Admission requirement: An Honours degree in Sociology or an equivalent qualification in a related discipline obtained with an average mark of 65%.

Outcome: The student should be able to undertake advanced research on social phenomena and report on it in a scientific manner.

Method of delivery: Full-time and part-time.

Assessment method: Dissertation - 100%.

Please refer to the Postgraduate Brochure for more detailed information.

Master of Arts in Social Anthropology (MA)

Admission requirement: An Honours degree in Social Anthropology or an equivalent qualification in a related discipline obtained with an average mark of 65%.

Outcome: The student should be able to undertake advanced research on social anthropology and report on it in a scientific manner. 

Method of delivery: Full-time and part-time.

Assessment method: Dissertation - 100%.

Please refer to the Postgraduate Brochure for more detailed information.

Master of Development and Management (MOB)

The MOB comprises the following four curricula from which prospective students can choose:

1. Corporate Social Responsibility

2. Governance and Political Transformation

3. Security Studies and Management

4. Social Transformation and Management

It is a structured masters over two years, consisiting of six modules and a mini-dissertation.

Students submit six work pieces (5 assignments and 1 research proposal) and write six examinations in the first year.

On passing the research methodology examination students may be allowed to continue with the mini-dissertation in the second year of study.

Please refer to the Postgraduate Brochure for more detailed information.

Master of Public Administration (MPA)

Admission requirement: Obtained an average of no less than 65% in an Honours degree in Public Administration, Management or Governance or Honours in a related field or an average of no less than 65% in a Postgraduate Diploma in Public Management, Administration or Governance, or related field. 

Outcome: To provide qualifiers with an advanced knowledge, analytical skills, interpersonal skills, effective oral and written communication skills, problem solving skills in their chosen field, that would enable them to be self-driven, and integrated thinkers who can critically evaluate the literature pertaining to the field of specialization and continue professional growth.

Method of delivery: Part-time.

Assessment method: 

Please refer to the Postgraduate Brochure for more detailed information.

Master of Philosophy in Philosophy (MPhil)

Admission requirement: An Honours degree in Philosophy or an equivalent qualification.

Outcome: The student should be able to do advanced research on philosophical phenomena and report on it.

Method of delivery: Full-time and part-time.

Assessment method: Dissertation - 100%.

Please refer to the Postgraduate Brochure for more detailed information.

Doctoral Degrees

PhD in Social Science - Industrial Sociology

Admission requirement: Apart from the requirements set out in General Rule A.5.2 of the University, a candidate must have a Master’s degree in Industrial Sociology or an equivalent qualification in a related discipline, obtained with an average of mark 65%.

Outcome: The candidate should be able to undertake advanced research in the industrial sector and to report on it in a scientific manner.

Method of delivery: Full-time and part-time.

Assessment method: Thesis - 100%.

Please refer to the Postgraduate Brochure for more detailed information.

PhD in Social Science - History

Admission requirement: Apart from the requirements set out in General Rule A.5.2 of the University, a candidate must have a Master’s degree in History or an equivalent qualification in a related discipline, obtained with an average of mark 65%.

Outcome: The candidate should be able to undertake advanced research and report on it in a scientific manner.

Method of delivery: Full-time and part-time.

Assessment method: Thesis - 100%.

Please refer to the Postgraduate Brochure for more detailed information.

PhD in Social Science - Public Management and Governance

Admission requirement: Apart from the requirements set out in General Rule A.5.2 of the University, a candidate must have a Master’s degree in Public Management and Governance, or Master’s degree in Public Administration or an equivalent qualification in a related discipline, obtained with an average of mark 65%.

Outcome: The candidate should be able to undertake advanced research projects and to report on them in a scientific manner. 

Method of delivery: Full-time and part-time.

Assessment method: Thesis - 100%.

Please refer to the Postgraduate Brochure for more detailed information.

PhD in Social Science - Political Studies

Admission requirement: Apart from the requirements set out in General Rule A.5.2 of the University, a candidate must have a Master’s degree in Political Studies or an equivalent qualification in a related discipline, obtained with an average of mark 65%.

Outcome: The candidate should be able to undertake advanced research projects and to report on them in a scientific manner. 

Method of delivery: Full-time and part-time.

Assessment method: Thesis - 100%.

Please refer to the Postgraduate Brochure for more detailed information.

PhD in Social Science - Sociology

Admission requirement: Apart from the requirements set out in General Rule A.5.2 of the University, a candidate must have a Master’s degree in Sociology or an equivalent qualification in a related discipline, obtained with an average of mark 65%.

Outcome: Students should be able to undertake advanced scientific research and to deliver a professional and scientific report on their research. 

Method of delivery: Full-time and part-time.

Assessment method: Thesis - 100%.

Please refer to the Postgraduate Brochure for more detailed information.

PhD in Social Science - Corporate Social Responsibility

Admission requirement: Apart from the requirements stipulated in General Rule A.5.2, a candidate must have a Master’s degree in Development and Management (curriculum  L883P)  or an equivalent qualification in a related discipline, obtained with an average mark of 65%.

Outcome: The candidate should be able to undertake advanced research projects and to report on them in a scientific manner. 

Method of delivery: Full-time and part-time.

Assessment method: Thesis - 100%.

Please refer to the Postgraduate Brochure for more detailed information.

PhD in Social Science - Governance and Political Transformation

Admission requirement: Apart from the requirements stipulated in General Rule A.5.2, a candidate must have a Master’s degree in Development and Management (curriculum L885P) or an equivalent qualification in a related discipline, obtained with an average mark of 65%.

Outcome: The candidate should be able to undertake advanced research projects and to report on them in a scientific manner. 

Method of delivery: Full-time and part-time.

Assessment method: Thesis - 100%.

Please refer to the Postgraduate Brochure for more detailed information.

PhD in Social Science - Security Studies and Management

Admission requirement: Apart from the requirements stipulated in General Rule A.5.2, a candidate must have a Master’s degree in Development and Management (curriculum L886P) or an equivalent qualification in a related discipline, obtained with an average mark of 65%.

Outcome: The candidate should be able to undertake advanced research projects and to report on them in a scientific manner.

Method of delivery: Full-time and part-time.

Assessment method: Thesis - 100%.

Please refer to the Postgraduate Brochure for more detailed information.

PhD in Social Science - Social Transformation and Management

Admission requirement: Apart from the requirements stipulated in General Rule A.5.2, a candidate must have a Master’s degree in Development and Management (curriculum L887P) or an equivalent qualification in a related discipline, obtained with an average mark of 65%.

Outcome: The candidate should be able to undertake advanced research projects and to report on them in a scientific manner.

Method of delivery: Full-time and part-time.

Assessment method: Thesis - 100%.

Please refer to the Postgraduate Brochure for more detailed information.

PhD in Communication Science

Admission requirement: Apart from the requirements set out in General rule A.5.2, a candidate must have a Master’s degree in Communication Studies or an equivalent qualification which was passed with a minimum mark of 65%.

Outcome: The candidate should be able to undertake advanced research projects and to report on it in a scientific manner.

Method of delivery: Full-time and part-time.

Assessment method: Thesis - 100%.

Please refer to the Postgraduate Brochure for more detailed information.

PhD in Philosophy

Admission requirement: Apart from the requirements set out in General Rule A.5.2, a candidate must have a Master’s degree in Philosophy or an equivalent qualification, obtained with an average mark of 65%.

Outcome: The student will be able to do research regarding philosophical issues on an advanced level, he/she will be able to make a contribution to new knowledge of the relevant problem and to report it in a scientific manner.

Method of delivery: Full-time and part-time.

Assessment method: Thesis - 100%.

Please refer to the Postgraduate Brochure for more detailed information.