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A masters is awarded to students who have completed postgraduate level study in a specific field of study or area of professional practice while demonstrating a high level of mastery during the process.

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.

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University of Johannesburg

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 Econom ... [+]

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 programme is specifically designed to meet the requirements of the LED profession and is aimed at students who plan to qualify as Certified LED professionals. This professional Master’s degree will prepare students to reflect on the practice of LED professionals. Through the research component, students will contribute towards the development of knowledge at an advanced level and prepare them for specialised professional employment.

Admission requirements: The minimum admission requirement is a cognate Bachelor Honours Degree or a Postgraduate Diploma. Alternatively any other four-year qualification with Honours status on New NQF level 8 / Old NQF level 7 and related Micro- and Macroeconomics and or related experience which is considered relevant and sufficient by the Department of Economics and Econometrics. A preparatory study and an entrance examination may be required by the UJ Department of Economics and Econometrics. Students whose previous degrees did not include Local Economic Development (LED) will have to complete a bridging module in the form of a short learning programme (SLP) entitled “Introduction to LED”. ... [-]

South Africa Johannesburg
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February 2019
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University of Johannesburg

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 econ ... [+]

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. This programme will prepare students to reflect on their own economic applications to assess the effect thereof in the holistic context of Economics as social science. A qualifying student should show evidence of independent and original work.

Admission requirements: A potential student should possess an honours degree in Economics or Econometrics on NQF level 8 (new) / NQF level 7 (old) with an average mark of 65%. Alternatively any other four-year qualification with honours status on NQF level 8 (new) / NQF level 7 (old) with an average mark obtained determined by the Department and related Micro- and Macroeconomics and Applied Econometrics experience which is considered relevant and sufficient by the Department of Economics and Econometrics. Attendance of a compulsory orientation course may be required by the Department of Economic and Econometrics. ... [-]

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February 2019
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2 years
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Universidade Católica De Moçambique

The Professional Master's Course in Regional and Local Economic Development is governed by Law n.27 / 2009 of 29 September, on higher education, published in the Boletim ... [+]

The Professional Master's Course in Regional and Local Economic Development is governed by Law n.27 / 2009 of 29 September, on higher education, published in the Boletim da República I Série, Number 38, by the Statutes of the Catholic University of Mozambique and by the Regulation in force in the Faculty of Management of Tourism and Informatics.

Mozambique is a Country under construction with numerous opportunities, but also with many problems and challenges. The regional economy in the globalized world needs specialists who know how to apply the principles of a truly human development, to combat poverty and improve the living conditions of local populations and communities throughout Mozambique. To respond to the need for creative, innovative and competitive professionals that the sector is demanding, the Faculty of Management of Tourism and Informatics is proud to present this master's degree.... [-]

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