The primary purpose of this qualification is to provide qualifying students with research skills; theoretical and intellectual knowledge, critical reasoning abilities, problem-solving skills, an understanding of the normative dimensions of politics and economics, including respect for human rights, and open and accountable government, defensible security and economic policies; and normative limits on the exercise of power and authority in political economic orders.
The curriculum for the BA (Politics, Philosophy, and Economics) programme consists of 24-semester modules compiled as follows:
||Elective 1A&1B or 2A&2B
||6 semester modules
Electives: A language (French, Greek, or Modern Greek), Classical Culture and Mythologies, Development Studies, or Religion.
**Students who have achieved an A or B for English in matric may substitute English 1C & 1D with another elective.
Registration and Start Dates
Registration starts in January and lectures in February for both Undergraduate and Postgraduate course work programmes.
All research programmes for Masters and PhD can register throughout the year.
End Date: Academic starts in January and ends in December. Programme deadline is determined by the duration of the programme.