24 months
850 EUR/year
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The purpose of the Master in Industrial Policy (CW) at University of Johannesburg is to develop the students’ intellectual competencies, intellectual independence and practical skills in the acquisition, analysis, interpretation and application of appropriate industrial policies to support the structural transformation of the economies of the continent.


The Master in Industrial Policy (CW) at University of Johannesburg consists of core modules offering an in-depth coverage of a broad range of issues pertaining to industrial development policies, strategies and management in Africa, and allowing students to test the practical application of the knowledge imparted, participate in analysing case studies, conducting field visits, and prepare individual technical reports on the various themes covered. 

Mastering of the curriculum will provide students with the ability to be able to reflect critically on theory of industrial policy and its application. 

They will be able to:

  • deal with complex issues both systematically and creatively
  • design and critically appraise research
  • make sound judgments using data and information using the econometric techniques learned and communicate their conclusions clearly to specialist and non-specialist audiences

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Industrial Policy: Comparative Historical Experiences and Conceptual Frameworks 
  • Industrial Policy: Instruments, Design and Implementation
  • Research Methodology : Economics 
  • Applied Macroeconomic Issues
  • Applied Microeconomic Issues
  • Research Methodology: Economics 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Current when still to complete a pre-requisite qualification or Final academic transcript when studies have been completed.
  • 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) Alternatively, you may elect to write the University of Johannesburg English Language Programme Test (UJELP). 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    850 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 850 EUR per year during 24 months.

R14,634 – R171,158

Living costs for Johannesburg

8434 - 12036 ZAR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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