Application for Hons or MA Programme 2021 in South Africa

Closing Date for Applications:

  • for Non-South African Applicants: 31 August 2020
  • for South African Applicants: 31 August 2020

(NO LATE APPLICATIONS WILL BE CONSIDERED. NO INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL BE CONSIDERED)

Step 1
Initiate application
Click here (http11s://forms.gle/zYVyF2rKsRvrSFFG9)
Once you have completed the electronic postgraduate application form you will receive a notification informing you that your application has been submitted and that you will receive an acknowledgment letter from the University of the Witwatersrand in the next few days.

Step 2
Acknowledgement letter.
On receipt of the above acknowledgment letter indicating your Person No. please follow all instructions in the letter to upload supporting documents via the Student Self-Service Portal.

HONOURS PROGRAMME (Labour Policy and Globalisation)

To qualify for the Honours programme, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Completed Online application
  • BA or undergraduate Degree
  • At least three years union/labour support organisation (LSO) experience
  • Official letter of support from the union/LSO
  • Personal Motivation Letter from applicant
  • Formal, written commitment to return to union/LSO for at least two years after completing GLU programme • Applicant’s Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • Sample of written academic work 60% and above average for previous studies

MASTERS PROGRAMME (Labour Policy and Globalisation)

To qualify for the MA programme, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Completed Online application
  • BA Honours degree or equivalent
  • At least seven years union/labour support organisation (LSO) experience
  • Research or Policy experience in union/LSO
  • Official letter of support from union/LSO
  • Personal Motivation Letter from applicant
  • Formal, written commitment to return to union/LSO for at least two years after completing GLU programme • Applicant’s Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • 65% and above average for previous studies
  • Sample of written academic work
  • Concept Note of proposed MA research project (5 pages max.)

For general enquiries about student related matters, please phone the Student Call Centre: +27 (0)11 717 1888. Or click on www.wits.ac.za/askwits to log a query. The Student Enrolment Centre at Wits University handles all student applications.