Faculty of Arts

Undergraduate - Unit

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12 points, SCA Band 1, 0.250 EFTSL

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FacultyFaculty of Arts
Organisational UnitSchool of Social Science, South Africa
OfferedSouth Africa Second semester 2013 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr Ashley Gunter


Dissertation or thesis topics are chosen by the students and are approved by the Geography and Environmental Honours coordinator and supervisors. Students are allocated supervisors who are well versed in the student thesis work. Work on the thesis should commence as soon as possible after the Honours student orientation week. The final date by which the thesis should commence must be submitted is announced at the beginning of the academic year, and is usually the last working day in October. Examination of the thesis is by external examiners as selected by the respective supervisor.


Thesis submission


Written 100% (15 000 words). The work must be typed and formatted correctly. It is to be submitted in electronic copy (on a CD), one spiral-binded copy and one loose copy.

Chief examiner(s)

Contact hours

One hour fortnightly supervision arranged by coordinator

This unit applies to the following area(s) of study