Bachelor of Arts Honours in Gender Studies

Programme Description

The BA Honours in Culture and Heritage Studies programme is a 1-year full-time programme. It is aimed at students that would like to advance their understanding and experience of culture and heritage theory and practice, and to further engage in research to broaden and shape the culture and heritage discipline and sector. The programme offers students a wide range of past cultural and heritage events and an opportunity to deliberate on them in the context of today’s everyday cultural and heritage issues and challenges. It further allows students to explore how those concerning culture and heritage issues can be addressed as well as how those exhibiting best practice can be enhanced and supported. The programme requires students to do seven (7) modules: three (3) compulsory modules and then to choose four (4) electives out of 6 (six). Upon completion of the BA Honours in Culture and Heritage Studies degree, students may proceed to Masters level studies.

Admission requirements

Admission will be considered for a student who has completed a Bachelor of Arts Degree with majors in Culture and Heritage Studies or/and related fields.  A minimum of 60% in Culture and Heritage Studies or/and in the preceding undergraduate degree, is required. If a student does not comply with the requirements mentioned above, admission may be granted after due process.
Curriculum and Credits


Code Description Compulsory Pre-Co Requisites Credits
CST401 Research Report Y   30
CST402 Research Methodology
Y   15
CST403 Philosophical Theory and Practice of Culture and Heritage
Y   15
Students may choose four (4) modules from the electives below;
CST404 Current Discourse in Culture, History and Heritage N   15
CST405 Indigenous Knowledge Systems in Contemporary Africa N   15
CST406 Biocultural Diversity, Sacred Natural Sites and Cultural Landscapes N   15
CST407 Method and Theory in archaeological practice N   15
CST408 Museology and Curatorial Techniques N   15
CST409 Heritage Practice N   15