MA Southern African Studies
The MA program in South African Studies was introduced to fill the great demand for a master’s degree in African Studies. The aim of the program is to promote study of African affairs effectively. The graduates of this course will be experts in political, cultural and social affairs of South Africa. The history of South Africa, its foreign policy, economy and other aspects of life are studied by the students of this program which can be completed in two years. Apart from core modules in Political Sciences, this course also offers core modules in key disciplinary areas of International Studies, as well as a wide range of interdisciplinary modules.
The MA in South African Studies program is a two-year course (four semesters). The students are required to complete the program in five semesters maximum. The subjects are offered on semester-credit basis. Minimum credits offered in each semester are nine.
The students of the MA in South African Studies program, besides the prerequisite or deficiency subjects, should pass 32 credits (coursework and research) which include 14 compulsory credits, 10 optional credits and a dissertation of six credits.
- Political Geography and Geo-Politics of Southern Africa
- Economy of Southern Africa
- History of Southern Africa
- Politics and Governance in Southern Africa
- Foreign Policy of Southern Africa
- Research Methodology
- Civilization and Culture in Southern Africa
- Southern African Literature 1
- Southern African Literature 2
- Religions of Southern Africa
- Ethnicity, Race and Class/Caste in Southern African
- Cultural Anthropology of Southern Africa
- Educational System in Southern Africa
- Media and Mass Communication Systems in Southern Africa
- Art and Music of Southern Africa
- Political Ties Between Iran and Southern Africa
*Subject to change without notice!