Master's Degree in Public Policy in Zimbabwe

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Public Policy

A masters is earned after students complete an undergraduate degree program. To obtain a masters, you usually need to complete 12 to 18 college courses that often involve completing comprehensive tests and/or a thesis.

Those who wish to pursue careers in government may wish to study public policy. This field deals with the development and creation of policies and programs that provide services and regulate behavior at local, regional, and national levels.

Zimbabwe is a country in Southern Africa. Growth is forecast to increase, buoyed by high mineral prices and the improving agriculture sector. Zimbabwe's education system consists of 7 years of primary and 6 years of secondary schooling before students can enter university in country or abroad. Enjoy game activities at Antelope Park, located by Gweru, between Harare and Bulawayo.

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Master of Social Science in Public Policy and Development Management

Lupane State University
Campus Full time 3 semesters September 2018 Zimbabwe Bulawayo

The program aims to straddle the disciplines of sociology, economics, political economy, program evaluation, policy analysis, public management, political science, among others, in order to explore and unpack the theoretical and practical underpinnings of the dynamic, complex and contested politics of public policymaking. [+]

The program aims to straddle the disciplines of sociology, economics, political economy, program evaluation, policy analysis, public management, political science, among others, in order to explore and unpack the theoretical and practical underpinnings of the dynamic, complex and contested politics of public policymaking.

The objectives of the program are:

To acquire interdisciplinary investigative skills and political economy analytical skills in order to be able to collect and analyze data, present scientifically objective results and propose effective solutions to real-world social problems. To produce adaptable graduates ready to be effective policy makers, policy researchers and analysts in this fast evolving and transforming globalizing world. Entry Requirements To be admitted to this program a prospective student should normally have an upper second class honors degree in social sciences, or related disciplines, from this or another recognized university, OR Any first degree plus a Postgraduate Diploma in Public Policy, Development Studies, Sociology or, related field, from this or another recognized university. Duration of Study ... [-]

Master of Social Science in Monitoring and Evaluation

Lupane State University
Campus Full time 3 semesters September 2018 Zimbabwe Bulawayo

The program is designed to impart advanced theoretical and practical skills in monitoring and evaluation in order to improve the design, implementation, and outcomes of social programs. [+]

The program is designed to impart advanced theoretical and practical skills in monitoring and evaluation in order to improve the design, implementation, and outcomes of social programs.

The main objective of the program is to produce highly qualified evaluation personnel to spearhead the evaluation of development programs and public policies.

Entry Requirements To be admitted to this program prospective students should normally hold an upper second class honors degree in Monitoring and Evaluation or an equivalent from this or another recognized institution, OR Any first degree plus a Postgraduate Diploma in Monitoring and Evaluation from a recognized university. Duration of Study ... [-]