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Masters of Arts (M.A) in Social Sciences in South Africa

Social sciences help students to better understand the interactions and systems within human society. Topics covered may include how communities and populations form governments, make laws, develop economic systems, or how individuals make decisions.South Africa, officially the Republic of South Africa, is a country located at the southern tip of Africa. It is divided into nine provinces. South Af… Read More

Social sciences help students to better understand the interactions and systems within human society. Topics covered may include how communities and populations form governments, make laws, develop economic systems, or how individuals make decisions.

South Africa, officially the Republic of South Africa, is a country located at the southern tip of Africa. It is divided into nine provinces. South Africa is not only a jumping off point, it is itself a fantastic destination rich in culture, fauna & flora and history.

Master of Arts Program in Social Sciences in South Africa

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Learn to design and lead interventions to transform conflict and build more just systems.

Learn to design and lead interventions to transform conflict and build more just systems. -
MA
Full time
2 years
English
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
Johannesburg , South Africa

The MA Coursework program consists of two-course work modules (one offered in the first semester and one in the second semester), and a minor dissertation. The course work mod ... +

The MA Coursework program consists of two-course work modules (one offered in the first semester and one in the second semester), and a minor dissertation. The course work modules have a weighting of 45 credits each. -
MA
Full time
2 years
English
Jan 2021
30 Oct 2020
Campus
 
Johannesburg , South Africa

A leading inter-disciplinary postgraduate programme in development studies is currently on offer. The programme is social sciences orientated and specializes in health, labour ... +

A leading inter-disciplinary postgraduate programme in development studies is currently on offer. The programme is social sciences orientated and specializes in health, labour, gender and rural development. -
MA
Full time
Part time
English
Feb 2021
Campus
 
Johannesburg , South Africa

The programme offers an MA via research leading to a dissertation of around 120 pages. The dissertation is prepared for examining under the guidance of a supervisor with exper ... +

The programme offers an MA via research leading to a dissertation of around 120 pages. The dissertation is prepared for examining under the guidance of a supervisor with expertise in your choice of topic. -
MA
Full time
2 years
English
Jan 2021
Campus
 
Johannesburg , South Africa

The MA (Counselling Psychology) programme leads to registration as Counselling Psychologist with the Professional Board of Psychology of the Health Professions Council of Sout ... +

The MA (Counselling Psychology) programme leads to registration as Counselling Psychologist with the Professional Board of Psychology of the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA). This full-time programme encompasses the broad spectrum of Counselling Psychology. The programme consists of a research component (completion of a minor dissertation) as well as attending workshops, contact sessions and practical work. -
MA
Full time
2 years
English
Jan 2021
Campus
 
Johannesburg , South Africa

An advanced study programme by coursework, plus a minor dissertation are required or via research leading to a dissertation of around 120 pages.

An advanced study programme by coursework, plus a minor dissertation are required or via research leading to a dissertation of around 120 pages. -
MA
Full time
2 years
English
Jan 2021
Campus
 
Johannesburg , South Africa

The candidate should successfully complete the advanced course in Social Theory, the advanced course in Social Research Methodology, and complete research and write a minor di ... +

The candidate should successfully complete the advanced course in Social Theory, the advanced course in Social Research Methodology, and complete research and write a minor dissertation on an approved, relevant topic. Students also acquire SPSS skills and competencies. Or should complete research and write a dissertation on an approved, relevant topic. -
MA
Full time
2 years
English
Jan 2021
Campus
 
Johannesburg , South Africa

The MA Politics Research Master’s programme covers issues in Politics and International Relations. A student has to write a dissertation on a selected theme from either the fi ... +

The MA Politics Research Master’s programme covers issues in Politics and International Relations. A student has to write a dissertation on a selected theme from either the fields of Political Science or International Relations, giving evidence of a critical approach and research capability. An article ready for publication has to be submitted along with the dissertation. -
MA
Full time
2 years
English
Jan 2021
Campus
 
Johannesburg , South Africa

The coursework programme in MA in Semitic Languages and Cultures consists of a minor dissertation and the two modules. In research mode, a dissertation where students focus on ... +

The coursework programme in MA in Semitic Languages and Cultures consists of a minor dissertation and the two modules. In research mode, a dissertation where students focus on a topic from the field of Arabic, Islamic Studies, Hebrew (including Jewish Studies) or a cognate Semitic language selected in consultation with the Department must be written under supervision. -
MA
Full time
Part time
2 years
English
Jan 2021
Campus
 
Johannesburg , South Africa

Students are required to complete a course on SIA methodologies, advanced social research (ASR) as well as a minor dissertation on an approved, relevant topic. Students also a ... +

Students are required to complete a course on SIA methodologies, advanced social research (ASR) as well as a minor dissertation on an approved, relevant topic. Students also acquire SPSS skills and competencies. -
MA
Full time
2 years
English
Jan 2021
Campus
 
Johannesburg , South Africa

This coursework Master’s Degree assists qualified social workers in advancing their counselling abilities in the field of clinical social work practice. This qualification emp ... +

This coursework Master’s Degree assists qualified social workers in advancing their counselling abilities in the field of clinical social work practice. This qualification empowers students to work as private or specialist practitioners in their particular work contexts. -
MA
Full time
2 years
English
Jan 2021
Campus
 
Johannesburg , South Africa

The aim of this qualification is to develop advanced competencies in the facilitation of processes, techniques and principles of sustainable community programmes and projects ... +

The aim of this qualification is to develop advanced competencies in the facilitation of processes, techniques and principles of sustainable community programmes and projects based of people-centred, participatory theoretical approaches, to address inequality, poverty and injustices in a global and African context. Further students will be able to facilitate the establishment and management of community-based organisations within the context of community economic development integrating social and community development. -
MA
Part time
2 years
English
Jan 2021
Campus
 
Johannesburg , South Africa

The Master’s by research entails only a research study – larger than the minor dissertation of the coursework Master’s, but not as large as a Doctoral thesis. The principal pu ... +

The Master’s by research entails only a research study – larger than the minor dissertation of the coursework Master’s, but not as large as a Doctoral thesis. The principal purpose of the master’s by research is developing advanced competencies in research. In addition, you will also develop expert knowledge in your field of study. The Master’s by research programme is ideal for students who are primarily interested in developing their research competence, do not want to participate in lectures or workshops, are highly self-motivated, independent and self-directed and have a focused, specific field of research interest. -
MA
Full time
2 years
English
Jan 2021
Campus
 
Johannesburg , South Africa

In coursework mode the candidate should successfully complete the advanced course in Social Theory, the advanced course in Social Research Methodology, and complete research a ... +

In coursework mode the candidate should successfully complete the advanced course in Social Theory, the advanced course in Social Research Methodology, and complete research and write a minor dissertation on an approved, relevant topic. In research mode, the candidate should complete research and write a dissertation on an approved, relevant topic. -
MA
Full time
2 years
English
Jan 2021
Campus
 
Johannesburg , South Africa

The MA in the Field of Diversity Studies is an interdisciplinary programme that is undertaken by students from various disciplines (although most come from disciplines within ... +

The MA in the Field of Diversity Studies is an interdisciplinary programme that is undertaken by students from various disciplines (although most come from disciplines within the Humanities and Social Sciences). -
MA
Full time
Part time
English
Feb 2021
Campus
 

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