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Politics & Governance

[POL10]

This major offers a broad introduction to the field of political studies. Students are encouraged to follow at least one of three informal pathways at POL2000 and POL3000 level:

Politics Pathway: POL2038F, POL3029F, and POL3046S (plus an additional POL2000-level course)

International Relations Pathway: POL2039F, POL3030F, POL3045S (plus an additional POL2000-level course)

Governance Pathway: POL2042S, POL3037F, POL3038S (plus an additional POL2000-level course)

First Year courses

Code

Title

POL1004F

Introduction to Politics

AND

 

POL1005S

Introduction to Politics B

 

Second Year courses

Code

Title

Any TWO of the following:

POL2002F

Political Theory

POL2038F

Comparative Politics

POL2039F

Politics of International Economic Relations

POL2042S

Comparative Public Institutions

POL2043S

South African Politics

 

Third Year courses

Code

Title

Any TWO of the following:

POL3029F

Politics of Africa and the Global South

POL3030F

Conflict in World Politics

POL3045S

Global Governance

POL3037F

South African Public Policy Analysis

POL3038S

Urban Politics and Administration

POL3046S

South African Political Thought

 

Prerequisites:

(i)

For POL1005S: POL1004F or with special permission from the HoD

(ii)

For POL2002F: POL1004F and POL1005S or with special permission from the HoD

(iii)

For POL2038F: POL1004F and POL1005S or with special permission from the HoD

(iv)

For POL2039F: POL1004F and POL1005S or with special permission from the HoD

(v)

For POL2042S: POL1004F and POL1005S or with special permission from the HoD

(vi)

For POL2043S: POL1004F and POL1005S or with special permission from the HoD

(vii)

For POL3029F: Any 2000-level POL course or with special permission from the HoD

(viii)

For POL3045S: Any 2000-level POL course or with special permission from the HoD

(xi)

For POL3037F: Any 2000-level POL course or with special permission from the HoD

(x)

For POL3046S: Any 2000-level POL course or with special permission from the HoD

(xi)

For POL3038S: Any 2000-level POL course or with special permission from the HoD

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