Find MSc Programs in Development Studies 2019 in Kumasi in Ghana
The MSc, or Master of Science, is an internationally recognized academic degree that indicates proficiency and knowledge of a given topic or field. Most MSc programs take about four years to finish, after which some join the workforce while others continue on in the classroom.
Development studies provide knowledge linking to global development processes and their inter-relationship from a multidisciplinary, social science perspective. Central questions that are addressed include theories of development and underdevelopment, globalisation and the international economic system, foreign assistance, North-South relations and the poverty problem.
Kumasi is an important city in the southern Ghana region being an industrial and commercial center. Renowned for its numerous species of flowers it has been nicknamed “the Garden city.” It has two major institutions of higher learning.
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Christian Service University College is the obvious choice for senior management personnel in executive positions who are considering upgrading themselves in the area of
Christian Service University College is the obvious choice for senior management personnel in executive positions who are considering upgrading themselves in the area of monitoring and evaluation. The elite Master of Science Degree programme in Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) is the first of its kind to be launched by any university within the West African sub-region.
According to the Head of the Department of Planning and Development of the CSUC Mr. Paul Kitson B. Asamoah, with Ghana’s increasing reliance on international bodies and donor agencies for funds and other forms of support to propel development plans, programmes and projects, there is the need to train high caliber professionals at the postgraduate level in monitoring and evaluation. “In-depth knowledge in monitoring and evaluation is scant and is in bits. It is not comprehensive. And where organizations need personnel with comprehensive knowledge and skills in M&E, they often spend thousands of dollars to send them abroad to receive training,” said Mr. Asamoah. “The initiative of the CSUC President Prof. Sam Afrane in bringing this programme to your doorstep is commendable and becomes a better and more cost-effective means of obtaining a quality education and training in M&E,” added Mr. Asamoah. The Programme which has both theoretical and practical components is hands-on with 12 months intensive coursework and research components as well as an extra three months for the dissertation. The programme targets officials of various government ministries, departments, metropolitan, municipal and district assemblies. It also targets media organizations, local and foreign non-governmental...