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Wits University Faculty of Humanities
Applied Drama: Theatre in Education, Communities and Social Contexts The Bachelor of Arts with Honours in the field of Applied Drama: Theatre in Education, Communities and Social Contexts is a 1 year full-time or 2 years part-time degree.
Applied Drama: Theatre in Education, Communities and Social Contexts The Bachelor of Arts with Honours in the field of Applied Drama: Theatre in Education, Communities and Social Contexts is a 1 year full-time or 2 years part-time degree.

Qualification: BA(Hons)

Faculty: Humanities

Duration: 1 - 2 years

School: Wits School of Arts

Study mode: Full-time; Part-time

Overview

Drama for Life within the Wits School of Arts is an arts centre for social transformation and healing.

Our postgraduate academic, research and community engagement department brings together the disciplines of Applied Drama and Theatre, Performance Ethnography, Performance Studies, Performance as Research, Drama in Education and Arts Education, Drama Therapy and Expressive Arts Therapies within the context of a critical reflexive praxis.

Honours:

  • A bachelors degree or equivalent with 65% course mark aggregate in a third year major.
  • At least an upper second class pass in the final undergraduate course in the subject.

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.

Doctorate:

  • A masters degree from Wits or another university with a 70% total mark aggregate.
  • A supervisor from the Faculty of Humanities must be identified and approached prior to application.

Additional requirements may 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.
  • 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.

Please note that the Entry Requirements are a guide. Meeting these requirements does not guarantee a place. Final selection is made subject to the availability of places, academic results and other entry requirements where applicable.

International students, please check this section.

For more information, contact the Student Call Centre +27 (0)11 717 1888, or log a query at www.wits.ac.za/askwits.

Click here to see the current average tuition fees. The Fees Office website also provides information about the payment of fees and closing dates for fees payments. Once you have applied you will be able to access the fees estimator on the student self-service portal.

For information about postgraduate funding opportunities, including the postgraduate merit award, click here. Please also check your School website for bursary opportunities. NRF bursaries: The National Research Foundation (NRF) offers a wide range of opportunities in terms of bursaries and fellowships to students pursuing postgraduate studies. External bursaries portal: The Bursaries South Africa website provides a comprehensive list of bursaries in South Africa.