To develop at an advanced level the applied competence of the student in the analysis, interpretation and understanding of leadership within an emerging country context, with a differentiated focus on specific sectors in these countries. The qualification will enable senior managers and leaders to master the critical leadership skills required by the specific sectors in which they have to manage and lead in emerging countries.
A prospective student must be in possession of a relevant Honours Degree in any one of the following fields: public governance, political sciences, legal and constitutional studies, education, environmental studies, engineering, health and the creative/ graphic sciences. A student must have attained at least a 65% average across all of his/ her subjects in the Honours Degree or any other equivalent qualification to be considered for admission.
Having passed a module in Research Methodology in his/ her Honours (NQF Level 8) is essential. A student must have at least 3 years of experience at middle to senior management level. Students must have an adequate English literacy language proficiency demonstrated by having passed a recognised literacy test. Student number constraints necessitate a selection process consisting of psychometric assessments a research exercise and interviews.
Duration of programme
- Full-time: 1-year minimum, 2 years maximum
- Part-time: 2 years minimum, 3 years maximum
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.