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Honours - Area of study

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Managing facultyFaculty of Arts
Offered bySchool of Geography and Environmental Science
Campus(es)Clayton, South Africa

Notes

  • Unit codes that are not linked to their entry in the Handbook are not available for study in the current year.
  • The units available differ between campuses. Refer to the individual campus entries below.

Description

Students are required to complete 48 points of study comprising a thesis and two coursework units.

The coursework units and the thesis topic are chosen in consultation with the geography and environmental science honours coordinator.

Units

Clayton

Offered by the School of Geography and Environmental Science

Thesis

Students complete the following units (24 points):

  • ATS4778 Geographical science honours thesis 1
  • ATS4779 Geographical science honours thesis 2

Coursework units

Students complete the following two units:

  • ATS4776 Seminar in geography and environmental science
  • ATS4889 Directed studies in geography

South Africa

Offered by the School of Social Science

Thesis

Students complete the following two units:

  • AZA4778 Social science honours dissertation A
  • AZA4779 Social science honours dissertation B

Coursework units

Students complete the following two units:

  • AZA4450 Researching for social sciences and humanities
  • AZA4889 Advanced concepts in geography and environmental science

Intending honours students

Students intending to enter honours in geography and environmental science must have completed a major in that discipline.

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Relevant courses

  • 0003 Honours degree of Bachelor of Arts
  • 4087 Honours degree of Bachelor of Social Science
  • 0082 Honours degree of Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Laws