Faculty of Humanities at UP

Minimum requirements

Faculty of Humanities at UP
Browse through Faculty of Humanities Courses

Minimum requirements:

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BA Course

  • English 5
  • APS 30

Duraction: 3 years

Possible Careers: Students who complete the BA programme, have access to a wide range of careers. Many of the careers indicated under other programmes can be recommended to students who choose the BA programme, because it is often possible to choose the same majors and elective modules in this programme as one can in the more structured programmes

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BA (Languages)​ Course

  • English 5
  • APS 30

Duraction: 3 years

Possible Careers: Advertising, media and communication, copywriting, creative writing, text and document design, editing, language planning, language teaching and training, lexicography (compilation of dictionaries), technical writing, public relations, translation, publishing, diplomatic sector, tourism

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BSocSci (Industrial Sociology and Labour Studies) Course

  • English 5
  • APS 30

Duraction: 3 years

Possible Careers: Labour relations practice, arbitration, conflict management and resolution, labour administration and research, gender issues and dismissals, work for government institutions, parastatals, private sector and trade union organisations

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BSocSci (Heritage and Cultural Tourism)​ Course

  • English 5
  • APS 30

Duraction: 3 years

Possible Careers: Archivists, consultants, museum experts (curators, managers), researchers, teachers, tour leaders, tour operators, tour entrepreneurs and heritage resource managers

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BSocSci (Philosophy, Politics and Economics)​  Course

  • English 5
  • Mathematics 5
  • APS 32

Duraction: 3 years

Possible Careers: Gives students entrance into a variety of careers related to economic or political policy making, from journalism to careers in the diplomatic service

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BPolSci (International Studies)​ Course

  • English 5
  • APS 30

Duraction: 3 years

Possible Careers: International relations, diplomatic service, political consultation, conflict resolution, policy analysis, strategic intelligence, governance, international political economics and risk analysis

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BPolSci (Political Studies)​ Course

  • English 5
  • APS 30

Duraction: 3 years

Possible Careers: Policy analysis and consultation, political analysis and communication, governance, conflict resolution, strategic intelligence, political development and mobilisation and risk analysis

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BA (Speech-Language Pathology)​ Course

  • English 5
  • Mathematics 5
  • APS 32

Duraction: 4 years

Possible Careers: Work in education and special education, hospitals, clinics, rural communities or in private practices, government, military and academic institutions (teaching and research)

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BA (Audiology)​ Course

  • English 5
  • Mathematics 5
  • APS 32

Duraction: 4 years

Possible Careers: Diagnostic and rehabilitative audiology, audiometry and hearing therapy, work in education, special education, hospitals, clinics, private practice, government, military and academic institutions (teaching, research) industry

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Bachelor of Social Work (BSW)​​ Course

  • English 5
  • APS 30

Duraction: 4 years

Possible Careers: Social worker

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BA (Law) Course

  • English 5
  • APS 30

Duraction: 3 years

Possible Careers: Lawyer (BA (Law) degree plus the LLB degree required)

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BA (Fine Arts)​ Course

  • English 5
  • APS 30

Duraction: 4 years

Possible Careers: Gallery managers, arts facilitators, art consultants/advisors, art educators, artists in the fine arts, artists in new media, artists in applied arts

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BA (Information Design)​ Course

  • English 5
  • APS 30

Duraction: 4 years

Possible Careers: Animators, graphic designers, illustrators, interaction designers, communication designers, art directors, media production managers, design managers, designers of animation and motion graphics, design educators, media designers, typographers for advertising and branding agencies; publishing industries

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BA (Visual Studies)​ Course

  • English 5
  • APS 30

Duraction: 3 years

Possible Careers: Art and film critics, visual culture specialists, arts and culture educators, academics, art historians, curators, visual analysts, visual consultants, media and communication analysts, social media coordinators, gallery managers

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Bachelor of Music (BMus) Course

  • English 5
  • APS 30

Duraction: 4 years

Possible Careers: Music teachers, music technicians, solo and/or chamber music performers, orchestral musicians and composers

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Bachelor of Music (BMus) – Extended Course

  • English 4
  • APS 26

Duraction: 5 years

Possible Careers: Music teachers, music technicians, solo and/or chamber music performers, orchestral musicians and composers

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Bachelor of Drama (BDram)​ Course

  • English 5
  • APS 30

Duraction: 3 years

Possible Careers: Actors (theatre, film, television and radio), physical theatre artists, theatre critics, radio and television presenters, directors, educational theatre practitioners and educators, community theatre artists and educators, light and sound operators, voice artists, stage and production managers

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Application Time Frame

Open Date: 01 March

Closing Date: 30 September 

For more info check UP prospectus.