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.
Economic development is an area of economics that focuses on how countries can enact certain policies to improve the economic and social well-being of its citizens. Students may also learn how countries can improve their international economic standing.
Africa is a continent of 53 independent countries and a rich mix of native peoples, cultures, economies and history. Africa is the second largest continent in the world.
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The objectives of the programme are to train Community Economic Development practitioners to work in the government and communities; generate knowledge and information that will permit local leaders to make informed decisions; to encourage a high degree of local participation in making well informed economic choices; to assist in building sustainable institutions that will assure equitable sharing of the benefits of those choices and to build capacity among practitioners working in communities. [+]
The purpose of the Professional MCom (Local Economic Development) is to develop an advanced level of knowledge, skills and applied competence in the field of Local Economic Development (LED). [+]
The aim of the qualification is to develop the applied competence of the student on an advanced level in the mastering, analysis, interpretation and understanding of economic principles and methods. [+]