BA Honours in Philosophy

The BA Honours degree in Philosophy is offered on Howard College and Pietermaritzburg campuses, and is for candidates who have achieved reasonably good results in their undergraduate degree. Selection for the Honours Programme in Philosophy is primarily on merit, based on achievement in the undergraduate Philosophy programme.  Applicants must have majored in the required number of undergraduate Philosophy credits at the first, second and third year levels.

The duration of the programme is one academic year on a full-time basis.

For information about the modules offered refer to the College of Humanities handbook (syllabi section) or contact the discipline directly.

Application for current UKZN students

Please submit the following:

  • Application form
  • Certified copy of ID or passport
  • Certified copy of matric certificate

There is no application fee for current students.

Application for new applicants and previous UKZN students

Please submit the following application form together with all the requirements listed on page 7 of the application form:

Submission of applications

For the Howard College Honours programme, please submit the application to:

  • Yolanda Hordyk
  • Philosophy Department, Memorial Tower Building
  • Howard College Campus
  • Tel 031-260 2292
  • hordyky@ukzn.ac.za

For the Pietermaritzburg Honours programme, please submit the application to:

  • Alleyne Coleman
  • Room 105B, 1st floor, New Arts Building
  • Pietermaritzburg Campus
  • Tel 033-260 6438
  • colemanad@ukzn.ac.za

THE CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS IS 30 SEPTEMBER 2020.

Candidates will be notified before the end of October 2020.

Important

PLEASE DO NOT DO AN ONLINE APPLICATION FOR POST GRAD HONOURS, AND PLEASE DO NOT HAND IN YOUR APPLICATION AT THE CENTRAL APPLICATIONS OFFICE. ONLY APPLY AS INDICATED ABOVE, OTHERWISE YOUR APPLICATION COULD GET LOST IN THE SYSTEM.