Honours - Area of study

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Managing facultyFaculty of Arts
Offered bySouth Africa School of Social Science
Campus(es)South Africa
CoordinatorMr Charles Villet; Dr Agnes Babugura


  • Unit codes that are not linked to their entry in the Handbook are not available for study in the current year.


Honours studies in this area will advance students' knowledge and competencies in the discipline of Geography and environmental science.

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.



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

4087 Honours degree of Bachelor of Social Science