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Masters Programs in Development Studies in Africa 2020

A master's degree is a postgraduate academic degree. One must already have an undergraduate degree to apply for a master's program. Most master's degree program would require students to complete a master's thesis or research paper.Development Studies is a vibrant field concerned with processes of change such as social and economic, political and cultural and the major policy challenges that prese… Read more

A master's degree is a postgraduate academic degree. One must already have an undergraduate degree to apply for a master's program. Most master's degree program would require students to complete a master's thesis or research paper.

Development Studies is a vibrant field concerned with processes of change such as social and economic, political and cultural and the major policy challenges that present the efforts to overcome poverty and insecurity. The program provides a stable interdisciplinary social science formation and develops students’ capacities for independent and critical inquiry.

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University of Johannesburg
Johannesburg , South Africa

An advanced study programme by coursework, plus a minor dissertation are required or via research leading to a dissertation of around 120 pages.

An advanced study programme by coursework, plus a minor dissertation are required or via research leading to a dissertation of around 120 pages. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
Jan 2021
Campus
 
University of the Witwatersrand
Johannesburg , South Africa

A leading inter-disciplinary postgraduate programme in development studies is currently on offer. The programme is social sciences orientated and specializes in health, labour ... +

A leading inter-disciplinary postgraduate programme in development studies is currently on offer. The programme is social sciences orientated and specializes in health, labour, gender and rural development. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
English
Feb 2021
Campus
 
University of Ghana
Accra , Ghana

All students will first be admitted to the M.A. programme. The admission requirements will include a good first degree in any subject and a minimum work experience of 2 years ... +

All students will first be admitted to the M.A. programme. The admission requirements will include a good first degree in any subject and a minimum work experience of 2 years in any development planning-related institution. To be admitted to the M. Phil programme, applicants must have successfully completed the -
MA
Full-time
2 years
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Midlands State University
Gweru , Zimbabwe

The programme is for students interested in careers in contemporary development issues.

The programme is for students interested in careers in contemporary development issues. -
MA
Full-time
4 semesters
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
African School of Economics
Cotonou , Benin

This two-year program offers academic training in social sciences related to development, featuring two tracks: Economic History, and Sociology and Political Science. It is of ... +

This two-year program offers academic training in social sciences related to development, featuring two tracks: Economic History, and Sociology and Political Science. It is offered only to full-time students and provides foundational economics training to students alongside locally-tailored coursework in other social sciences. -
Master
Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Christian Service University College
Kumasi , Ghana

Christian Service University College is the obvious choice for senior management personnel in executive positions who are considering upgrading themselves in the area of monit ... +

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. -
MSc
Full-time
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
University of Johannesburg
Johannesburg , South Africa

The aim of this qualification is to develop advanced competencies in the facilitation of processes, techniques and principles of sustainable community programmes and projects ... +

The aim of this qualification is to develop advanced competencies in the facilitation of processes, techniques and principles of sustainable community programmes and projects based of people-centred, participatory theoretical approaches, to address inequality, poverty and injustices in a global and African context. Further students will be able to facilitate the establishment and management of community-based organisations within the context of community economic development integrating social and community development. -
MA
Part-time
2 years
English
Jan 2021
Campus
 
University of Johannesburg
Johannesburg , South Africa

The MPhil in Social Policy and Development is an interdisciplinary Masters coursework and research program that is intended to build your knowledge and practice capacity in de ... +

The MPhil in Social Policy and Development is an interdisciplinary Masters coursework and research program that is intended to build your knowledge and practice capacity in developing and analyzing social policies and interventions intended to address social development challenges at the national, community and household level in South Africa and the Southern African region. The course will also have applicability to other development contexts. -
Master
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 3 years
English
Jan 2021
30 Oct 2020
Campus
 
University of Ghana
Accra , Ghana

The programme is open to all candidates with a good first degree (i.e. at least second class lower division) in any relevant social and natural science, but applicants will be ... +

The programme is open to all candidates with a good first degree (i.e. at least second class lower division) in any relevant social and natural science, but applicants will be required to take prescribed courses depending on their -
PhD MA
Full-time
Sep 2020
Campus
 

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