Please note that the codes listed below are for application purposes. Once accepted, you will be registering using a different set of course codes.
Bachelor of Social Science (Honours)
Bachelor of Arts (Honours)
Master of Public Administration
Master of Social Science (by Dissertation)
Master of Social Science (by Coursework & Dissertation)
Master of Arts (by Dissertation)
Master of Arts (by Coursework & Dissertation)
Master of Philosophy (by Coursework & Dissertation)
* Doctor of Philosophy (by Dissertation only)
* Please note that we do not offer a coursework PhD in the Political Studies Department.
When applying, the full application code becomes: Degree + specialisation code: eg. HH001POL03 for Bachelor of Social Science (Honours) in International Relations.
Justice & Transformation
Public Policy and Administration
Political Studies (for Masters by Dissertation only; and PhD in Political Studies)
Public Administration (for Masters by Dissertation only; and PhD in Public Administration)
WHICH DEGREE FOR WHICH SPECIALISATION?
There is no substantive difference between the Arts or the Social Science postgraduate coursework degrees. They both require the same course load (4 full taught courses) and a research project/mini-dissertation. Similarly with the MPhil degree. Which degrees are available to you will depend on which specialisation you choose:
1. The Politics and International Relations specialisations are available as:
a BA or BSocSci at Honours level
an MA or MSocSci at Masters level
2. In addition, our department convenes two other, Interdisciplinary programme specialisations: