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Tuition Fees:$2,523 for the full programme
Part-time Study:2 Years
Applications Begin:April 2021
Final Award:Master of Arts (MA)
Start Date:January 2022
Academic Unit:Faculty of Humanities
Campus:East Campus
Course Type:Master by Coursework & Research Report
Application Deadline: 30 September 2021
Programme Overview

The Master of Arts in the field of Critical Diversity Studies is a 1 year full-time or 2 years part-time degree.

Deepen your theoretical understanding of how diversity issues play out in society; how intersecting formations of difference are constructed, promoted, resisted, subverted and reframed. Develop the thinking skills of Critical Diversity Literacy: the ability to interpret nuanced dynamics of power acting upon various axes of difference. Acquire skills for applying theory to transformational practice.

Curriculum

The curriculum involves coursework and research:
– Two core compulsory courses: 1) Theorising  Diversity, Difference and Otherness; and 2) Critical Diversity Literacy
– A third elective, chosen from cross-listed courses in disciplines across the Faculty of Humanities
– A research report

Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements
Masters by Coursework and Research Report:
– A bachelors degree with honours from Wits or another university with a 65% total mark aggregate.

Masters by Dissertation:
– A bachelors degree with honours from Wits or another university with a 65% total mark aggregate.
– A supervisor from the Faculty of Humanities must be identified and approached prior to application.

Additional Entry Requirements
Requires a suitable Honours degree in Humanities / Social Sciences.

Application Process
Application Fees for South African & SADC Students: $12
Application Fees for International Students: $12

How to apply
– Applications are handled centrally by the Student Enrolment Centre (SEnC). Once your application is complete in terms of requested documentation, your application will be referred to the relevant School for assessment. Click here to see an overview of the Wits applications process.
– Please apply online. Upload your supporting documents at the time of application, or via the Self Service Portal.
– Applicants can monitor the progress of their applications via the Self Service Portal, view academic application status, accept an offer (once certified hardcopies have been received by SEnC), apply and check residence application status, and generate a fees estimate.
– Selections for programmes that have a limited intake but attract a large number of applications may only finalise the application at the end of the application cycle.

Career Opportunities

Some of the career opportunities are in sectors such as; human resources, education, social work, nonprofit and for profit management, policy research and implementation, the law, and civic administration.

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Tuition Fees for South African & SADC Students: $2,523
Tuition Fees for International Students: $2,523

*Students from the Southern African Development Community (SADC) member countries pay the same annual tuition fees as South Africans plus an International Registration Fee (IRF). The SADC member countries are Angola, Botswana, Democratic Republic of Congo, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Seychelles, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
*Students sponsored by the Government of Rwanda will be treated as and pay the same amount as SADC students.
*Students from all other countries (Non-SADC) will pay the same amount as South African Students
*Diplomats and their dependents stationed in South Africa & International Wits employees and their dependents will pay South African tuition fees + International Registration Fee (IRF).

Relevant Contact

 
Mrs Lebo Mokone
Faculty Administrative Assistant