Sociology

LECTURER IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE - DEPARTMENT OF SOCIOLOGY

FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCES

DEPARTMENT OF SOCIOLOGY

VACANCY NO: FSS/ SOC 2/ 2018

LECTURER – CRIMINAL JUSTICE (1 Position)

Duties: The successful candidate will be expected to: (i) teach undergraduate and graduate courses in the areas of Criminology/Criminal Justice, Research Methods, plus any other substantive areas as determined by the Department of Sociology; (ii) supervise student research projects and theses at both undergraduate and graduate levels; (iii) conduct

LECTURER IN THE DEPARTMEMT OF SOCIOLOGY

FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCES

DEPARTMENT OF SOCIOLOGY

VACANCY NO: FSS/ SOC 1/ 2018

LECTURER (1 Position)

Duties: The successful candidate will be expected to: (i) teach in the areas of Sociological Theory and Research Methods; while candidates with a specialization in any area of Sociology will be considered, preference will be given to specialization, Social Stratification, Rural Sociology, Industrial Sociology Economic Sociology, Environmental Sociology and Sociology o

Combined Bachelor of Arts (Major/Minor) [Sociology Minor]

Requirements for a Combined Major/Minor [Sociology Minor]

A student intending to pursue a degree with Sociology as a minor subject must take and pass the following Sociology courses:

Level 100

Semester 1

Core Courses

SOC121 Introduction to Sociological Concepts and Principles (3)
STA111 Elementary Statistics (3); or Equivalent course(s) approved by the Department.

Optional Courses

Any one of the following courses:

Combined Bachelor of Arts (Major/Major)

Requirements for a Combined Major/Major Degree

A student intending to pursue a double major degree with Sociology as a major subject must take and pass
the following Sociology courses:

Level 100

Semester 1

Core Courses

SOC121 Introduction to Sociological Concepts and Principles (3)
STA111 Elementary Statistics (3); or Equivalent course(s) approved by the Department.

Optional Courses

Any one of the following courses:

Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice Studies (BA CJS)

Entry Requirements

Admission to the BA CJS will be as per the University of Botswana General Regulation 20.2 or successful completion of the Diploma in Criminal Justice Studies (DCJ). Applicants who hold the DCJ from the University of Botswana will be admitted to the third year of the BA CJS degree programme. These students will be advised to take three new courses (1 at 1st year level, and 2 at second year level) as electives in order to satisfy requirements.

Master of Arts Degree in Development Studies

3.0 Special Regulations for the Master of Arts Degree in Development Studies

Subject to the provisions of General Academic Regulations and the Faculty of Social Sciences Special Regulations, the following Departmental Special Regulations shall apply:

3.1 Graduate Programme and Title of Degree

The Department of Sociology offers a Master of Arts Programme in Development Studies.

3.2 Objectives

The objectives of this MA Programme are as follows:

MPhil/PhD in Sociology

1.0 Aims and Objectives

The Master of Philosophy (MPhil) and the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degrees in Sociology are post-graduate degree programmes carried out through supervised research. The degrees are intended to provide advanced training in the discipline of Sociology and to equip students with knowledge, skills and applied competencies to do independent Sociological research that contributes new knowledge and understanding in Sociology.

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