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Military History (Hons), BMilHons

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #251 (WUR) Stellenbosch, South Africa
The Faculty of Military Science, which offers you the Military History (Hons) programme at the Stellenbosch University, is based at Saldanha, on the West Coast of South Africa, where it is housed in the South African Military Academy. The institution offers education and training for members of the Department of Defence at both the undergraduate and postgraduate levels.
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Overview

The Faculty, which offers you the  Military History (Hons) programme at the Stellenbosch University, works closely with the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) to meet what the latter spells out as its needs in terms of higher education.

What we offer

The Faculty is made up of five academic schools. In two of these schools, the focus of programmes is technology-related; in two others, the focus is management-oriented. In the fifth school the focus is on security and on Africa-related studies. Our modular programmes are offered by means of three to six blocks of lectures lasting 10 working days each.

The programme comprises a combination of three compulsory modules and two optional modules.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Theoretical History I: Research Methodology
  • Theoretical History II: Philosophy and Historiography
  • Theory and Practice of Military History
  • Military Strategy
  • Military History of Africa

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    79

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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General Requirements

  • Your contract 
  • Student support form (Students with special needs)  
  • Qualification documents - Please ensure that you upload qualification documents for each tertiary qualification obtained and that the documents is official and certified. This implies that your original qualification documents (academic transcript and accompanying degree certificate) which you recieved upon graduation must be stamped and signed by the awarding institution. Qualifications shorter than 12 months in duration will not be considered
  • Proof of English Language proficiency
  • A BMil degree with Military History as major subject for which a minimum final mark of 60% was achieved in the final year of study

Tuition Fee

  • International

    803 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 803 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
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R13118

Living costs for Stellenbosch

  • 7630 - 10640 ZAR/month
    Living Costs

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