Stellenbosch University | Political Science
The programme consists of the advanced study of a number of compulsory modules in International Studies and a research assignment. It aims to equip decision-makers and analysts with a comprehensive understanding of the political economy of the contemporary world order and its ideas, institutions and material challenges.
A Bachelor’s degree with Political Science or International Relations (or a related field) as one of the majors. An average mark of 68% in the major (on 3rd year level) is a minimum requirement. The final decision on admission rests with the departmental selection committee which also considers whether or not the applicant has the potential for undertaking independent research.
MODULES AND CREDITS
Research Methodology (15)
Quantitative Research Skills (15)
International Relations Theory (15)
Gender and International Relations (15)
Political Economy of Development (15)
Political Risk Analysis (15)
Research Assignment (30)
Enquiries: Dr Cindy Lee Steenekamp
Tel: +27 21 808 2115