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Development Finance

Stellenbosch University

M.Phil. On Campus
24 months
Duration
3530 EUR/year
2258 EUR/year
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About

The University of Stellenbosch Business School (USB), which offers the Development Finance at the Stellenbosch University, is situated on the University's Bellville Park Campus in Bellville, northern Cape Town. 

Overview

The MPhil in Development Finance programme at the Stellenbosch University will equip you with the skills and understanding to develop Africa where it matters, to contribute to sustainable development, to shape finance policies and programmes, and to implement Africa-driven solutions. It covers all aspects of development finance, including the theories underpinning development finance, enterprise-level development finance and sustainable growth. This makes the MDevF a critical-skills degree for Africa. The content and case studies are angled towards Africa's needs, but the skills acquired can be applied in any developing country. This is a two-year modular programme (four blocks of two weeks each on campus). A research assignment must be completed.

What we offer

Implementing African-driven solutions is the new approach to the economic development of the African continent. With this qualification participants will be able to:

  • Use specialised knowledge to develop Africa where it matters
  • Contribute towards sustainable development
  • Implement Africa-driven solutions
  • Shape finance policies and programmes
  • Conduct in-depth research
  • Understand the key role of DFIs and financial institutions

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Economic Development Perspectives in Africa 
  • Issues in Banking and Finance 
  • Microfinance 
  • Project Finance 
  • Governance and Ethics 
  • Research Methods in Development Finance

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
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Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
79
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
Start practicing IELTS today!

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. This implies that your original qualification documents (academic transcript and accompanying degree certificate) which you recieved upon graduation must be stamped and signed by the awarding institution. Qualifications shorter than 12 months in duration will not be considered
  • Proof of English Language proficiency

Tuition Fee

  • International

    3530 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3530 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    2258 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2258 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • SADC and Africa: R45,000
  • International: R70,350

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

Check the official programme website for potential updates.

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