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Masters Programs in Development Studies in South Africa 2020

In order to successfully obtain a Masters qualification, you will need to obtain a number of credits by passing individual modules. Most taught Masters will have a number of core modules which you must take and pass in order to obtain the qualification. The assessment of research Masters is almost always entirely by a single dissertation module or project.Development Studies is a vibrant field con… Read more

In order to successfully obtain a Masters qualification, you will need to obtain a number of credits by passing individual modules. Most taught Masters will have a number of core modules which you must take and pass in order to obtain the qualification. The assessment of research Masters is almost always entirely by a single dissertation module or project.

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.

Top Master Programs in Development Studies in South Africa 2020

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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 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
 

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