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M.Phil. On Campus

Transdisciplinary Health and Development Studies

Stellenbosch University

12 months
Duration
2013 EUR/year
2013 EUR/year
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About

Co-hosted by the Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology at the Stellenbosch University in collaboration with the Department of Interdisciplinary Health Sciences in the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, the proposed MPhil in Transdisciplinary Health and Development Studies offers an innovative approach to the social study of health and development challenges.

Overview

Key facts

The Transdisciplinary Health and Development Studies programme at the Stellenbosch University aims to create a space for a diverse group of students to take on the social and political complexities of health and development through theoretically informed and methodologically rigorous social research.

Our aims

The programme aims to create a space for a diverse group of students to develop the theoretical and methodological skills necessary to take on the social and political complexities of health and development in Africa.

The specific option that you may register for in this MPhil is dependent on your training.

The first option (879) requires the writing of a thesis containing the results of independent research on a research problem. You must do additional course work in support of the development of a research proposal. Once the proposal is approved by the programme committee, you begin with the research, analysis, and writing.

The second option (899) requires the completion of four modules and a research assignment.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Critical theory for transdisciplinary research in health and development
  • History, politics and ethics of health and development in Africa
  • Social science methods for health and development
  • Directed reading for research development
  • Research Assignment (Transdisciplinary health and development)
  • Thesis (Transdisciplinary Health and Development Studies)

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Your contract 
  • Student support form (Students with special needs)  
  • Qualification documents - Please ensure that you upload qualification documents for each tertiary qualification obtained and that the documents is official and certified. 
  • Proof of English Language proficiency
  • A postgraduate diploma in Transdisciplinary Health and Development Studies, a related social science Honours degree or a health sciences qualification with proven experience in social science research on NQF level 8
  • An average final mark of at least 65% in the relevant subjects, and with demonstrated academic ability

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    2013 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2013 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • National

    2013 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2013 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • R34 631

Living costs for Stellenbosch

7630 - 10640 ZAR /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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