Development Studies from University of Johannesburg takes the current concerns with decolonisation in the university and wider social and political environment as an opportunity to further these efforts by encouraging students and staffs’ intellectual engagement with historically constructed local and global socio-economic and cultural realities and the interpretations thereof, particularly in the creation of new undergraduate courses in the curriculum and considerations of new postgraduate offerings.
Students at Development Studies from University of Johannesburg will:
- gain substantial and explicit skills components.
- succeed in the workplace,
- get an intense, stimulating, challenging and supportive experience
- Political economy of development
- Theory, policy and practice of development
- Dissertation in Development Studies
- Agrarian Development, Food Policy and Rural Poverty.
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- A Master’s Degree in Development Studies and a final course mark of at least 65% in the particular discipline is required.
- Valid Passport or Identity Document.
- Sworn English Translation of documents (Documents issued in any Language other than English)
- Provide proof of a non - refundable Application Fee R200.00 (only hardcopy application)
- Provide proof of the English Proficiency where English was not used as a medium of lecturing (the University prefers the applicant to take the IELTS at an overall score of 7 and TOEFL at an average score of 105–120 for Postgraduate programmes)
International797 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 797 EUR per year during 36 months.
National1065 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 1065 EUR per year during 36 months.
- National students fee per semester is R9 790,00 - R19 660,00
- International students fee per year is R14,634 – R171,158.
Living costs for Johannesburg
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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Updated in the last year
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