Students draw upon expertise in a range of disciplines within the School of Social Sciences, the School of Economics and Business Sciences, and School of Architecture and Planning. Flexibility. The courses offered are interdisciplinary and provide many career possibilities. They are taught by a range of highly-rated staff drawn from multiple disciplines within the School of Social Sciences.
The Bachelor of Social Science (BSoc Sc) in Development Studies is a multidisciplinary three-year degree which prepares graduates for career opportunities in public, private, non-governmental and multinational organisations, inside and outside South Africa.
A Master’s Degree in Development Studies and a final course mark of at least 65% in the particular discipline is required. Due to the interdisciplinary nature of Development Studies, applicants (for the PhD) from other social science Degrees with Development Studies content are encouraged, and will be processed through the University’s Recognition of Prior Learning Committee.The SA-German Centre for Development Research offers scholarships for PhD in Development Studies and PhD in Public Policy and Administration in 2020. Successful applicants will study at the UWC but will also have the option to take part in courses at the IEE, the Institute for Development Research and Development Policy at the Ruhr-University, Bochum in Germany, the academic partner of UWC.How to apply The Centre for Development Research offers generous three year DAAD merit scholarships for PhD students in Development Studies, Public Policy or Public Administration at the University of the Western Cape in Cape Town.
Postgraduate Programmes in Development Studies The Department of Development Studies at the Nelson Mandela University, building on its successes, enjoys national, regional and international recognition, based on its internal staff, its network of research associates and visiting scholars, the quality of its work and its commitment to applying its real world challenges.
Information about International Development Degrees. International Development is a subfield of Social Sciences that focuses on raising wellbeing globally. Its approach is interdisciplinary, combining knowledge from Political Science, Sociology and Economics.
The PhD IDS. Starting from winter 2007, the Institute of Development Research and Development Policy offers an international English-language PhD program in International Development Studies. It is implemented by the Institute of Development Research and Development Policy on behalf of the Faculties of Geography, Law, Social Science, and Economics.
This two-year doctoral programme aims to meet the demand for high-level and scarce skills in monitoring and evaluation studies on the African continent. At this level, the aim is to ensure that a new generation of evaluation scholars is trained to ensure that the growing professionalisation of the field is sustained and that a tradition of high-quality scholarship in monitoring and evaluation.
PhD programmes in South Africa require you to submit a written thesis at the end of your PhD. This is normally between 80,000-100,000 words. It is normal in South Africa for PhD candidates to give a written notice to their faculty at least two or three months before submitting their thesis for examination.
Once again, the University of Sussex has been named as the best university in the world for development studies, pipping Harvard University and the University of Oxford to the top. It’s one of six UK universities in the top 10. The only university from outside of the UK and US to feature in the top 10 is the University of Cape Town in South Africa, which has climbed two places to ninth. The.
International Development Studies Scholarships for International Students from Developing Countries 2014-2015. Find Scholarships for Bachelors, Masters, PhD in.
The South African PhD Project is a marketing and postgraduate student support programme. An initiative of the National Research Foundation (NRF), its objective is to build a critical mass of highly educated and skilled South Africans who can contribute to the country's economic growth and global competitiveness. We support all research Doctoral students, including PhD, D. Tech, DBA, LLD, Dsc.
Who can register? Applicants may only register once they have received confirmation from Unisa that their application for admission has been accepted.; Re-registering students (who made sufficient progress during the current academic year) and students who officially deferred their studies must register online within the approved registration period for 2019.
Welcome to two new scholarship holders! In 2020, two new scholarship holders commenced their studies at our Centre! Out of about 500 applicants the selection committee chose Kenechukwu Ikebuarko from Nigeria for the PhD Development Studies and Eric Nordjo from Ghana for the MA Public Administration.
Latest information about PhD Scholarships for International students in South Africa, 2020-21. IAL Research Grants For Doctoral Studies. IAL Research Grants For Doctoral Studies is a Full Funding international scholarship offered by the Institute for Adult Learning (IAL) for international students. Students eligible for this scholarship are: Open to citizens of Singapore.