MA in Development Studies (Coursework)

An advanced study programme by coursework, plus a minor dissertation are required.

Semester 1

  • Module 1: Critical Development Theories
  • Module 2: Social Policy
  • Module 3: Advanced Research Methodology

Semester 2

  • Module 4: Development Management
  • Module 5: Minor Dissertation
  • Modules 1 to 4 contribute 50% to the final mark and Module 5 contributes 50%.

Admission requirements

An Honours Degree in Development Studies and a final course mark of at least 65% in the particular discipline. Due to the interdisciplinary nature of Development Studies, applicants (for the MA) from other Social Science Degrees with Development Studies content are encouraged and will be processed through the University’s Recognition of Prior Learning committee.

Contact details

Name: Prof David Moore
Tel: 011 559 2979/2859 / Email: dbmoore@uj.ac.za

MA in Development Studies (Research)

The programme offers an MA via research leading to a dissertation of around 120 pages. The dissertation is prepared for examining under the guidance of a supervisor with expertise in your choice of topic.

Admission requirements

An Honours Degree in Development Studies and a final course mark of at least 65% in the particular discipline. Due to the interdisciplinary nature of Development Studies, applicants (for the MA) from other Social Science Degrees with Development Studies content are encouraged and will be processed through the University’s Recognition of Prior Learning Committee.

Contact details

Name: Prof David Moore
Tel: 011 559 2979/2859 / Email: dbmoore@uj.ac.za

Registration and Start Dates

Registration starts in January and lectures in February for both Undergraduate and Postgraduate course work programmes.

All research programmes for Masters and PhD can register throughout the year.

End Date: Academic starts in January and ends in December. Programme deadline is determined by the duration of the programme.

Program taught in:
  • English

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Last updated August 7, 2019
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Jan 2020
Duration
2 years
Full-time
Price
3,500 USD
Tuition estimate per year | Accommodation estimate: USD 2500 per year
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