College: College of Social Sciences, Theology, Humanities and Education
Programme Level: Postgraduate
Duration: 2 year(s)
Department: Department of Social Sciences
Learning Mode: Full Time
Location: Main Campus
The Master of Social Science in Development Studies will offer solid and balanced expertise in the study of development in Africa. It is targeted at those wishing to start or continue their professional careers in development or to pursue their studies at PhD level. With Africa as its main area of focus, the programme is designed with four specific aims in mind:
It is also desired that through this programme, students develop, reinforce, and value such basic learning skills as self-discipline, as applied to study habits, meeting deadlines, and completing assignments timeously as well as independent and critical thinking.
A good first degree (at least a 2.2 division)in an appropriate discipline in the humanities and social sciences (for example sociology, anthropology, development studies, gender studies, psychology, economics, administration or political science).
A good first degree in a relevant area