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Undergraduate - Area of study

Students who commenced study in 2015 should refer to this area of study entry for direction on the requirements; to check which units are currently available for enrolment, refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your area of study.

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This area of study entry applies to students commencing this course in 2015 and should be read in conjunction with the relevant course entry in the Handbook. Any units listed for this area of study relate only to the 'Requirements' outlined in the Faculty of Arts component of any bachelors double degrees.

Managing facultyFaculty of Arts
Offered bySouth Africa School of Social Science
Campus(es)South Africa
CoordinatorDr Joseph Minga

Notes

  • Unit codes that are not linked to their entry in the Handbook are not available for study in the current year.
  • Available as a minor only.

Description

The interdisciplinary minor in African studies complements other areas of study within the Bachelor of Social Science. It aims to enhance students' knowledge and understanding of the African continent in areas such as literature, culture, geography and politics.

Units

First-year level

Students must complete the following unit (6 points):

  • AZA1294 Reading Africa: An introduction

Second/Third-year level

Students studying a minor in African studies must have completed the first-year unit. In addition:

  • a minor requires completion of a further three units (18 points) from the units listed below.

Students must complete:

plus one of:

Relevant courses

Bachelors

4086 Bachelor of Social Science