Majoring in Political Studies at Wits means you will be studying at one of Africa’s leading academic departments for the study of politics.
We offer undergraduate courses on various topics, including, African politics; human rights; political sociology; South African politics; states, power and governance; theories of development; theories of freedom, justice and difference and; theories of modernity.
Undergraduates can register for majors in Political Studies, African Politics and History, and Politics, Philosophy and Economics (PPE).
A Political Studies degree offered at University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg majoring in political studies opens up opportunities to work in non-governmental organisations, the public sector, private business, diplomacy, international organisations, survey research organisations, development bodies and the news media.
You can apply until:
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You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.Full-time
You need the following IELTS score:
Minimum required score:
The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.Schedule IELTS
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, Studyportals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.
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