Master of Philosophy with specialisation in Innovation and Development

Home » University Courses » Master of Philosophy with specialisation in Innovation and Development

General

Faculty Website: College of Business and Economics 
Department: Department of Economics and Econometrics
Programme Level: Postgraduate
Programme Name: Master of Philosophy with specialisation in Innovation and Development
Programme Code: M34IDQ

Medium of Facilitation: part-time, Full-Time
NQF Level: 9
NQF Credits: 180
SAQA: 117903

Application Start Date: 1 April 2023
Application End Date: 30 November 2023

Campus: Auckland Park Kingsway

Contacts: UJ Call Centre 011 559-4555
Email: mylife@uj.ac.za

Duration of Study: 2 Years Full-Time and 3 Years Part-Time

Programme Fees


Purpose

The purpose of this qualification is to develop intellectual competencies and practical skills in understanding the role of innovation and technological change in creating and addressing various development problems in the process of structural transformation and broader development. Students will acquire a set of inter-disciplinary skills to connect professional, industry and policy insights with academic theory in studying innovation. This qualification will provide the student with the opportunity to display competence in the application of inter-disciplinary methodologies, as well as written communication and reflection on the research process and findings.


Admission Requirements

Candidates in possession of an acceptable qualification on NQF level 8 with appropriate subject knowledge will be considered. An average of 65% for the NQF level 8 qualification is required. The Dean of the College of Business and Economics may refuse a student admission to this MPhil’s qualification if the Dean is of the opinion that the student’s academic background is inadequate. Constraints on student number may necessitate a selection process consisting of selection interviews and a research proposal exercise.


More Information

https://www.uj.ac.za/admission-aid/postgraduate/
Extended BSc in Life and Environmental Sciences (Zoology and Chemistry)

Latest News

| View All News
...

UJ strengthens STEM education for high school learners


As South Africa’s educational landscape undergoes significant transformation, the University

...

CCP-FEWS appoints Distinguished Visiting Professor, Prof. Charis Galanakis


The Centre for Cyber-Physical Food, Energy & Water Systems, Faculty

...

Vice-Chancellor Message – 16 February 2024


With the 2024 Academic Programme beginning in earnest this week,

...

UJ seminar series reflects on 30 Years of Democracy, examines…


Over the course of South Africa (SA)’s three decades of

...

Hospitality Management student wins big at 2024 MEA Future Leaders…


Kamohelo Hoeane, a recent graduate from the University of Johannesburg’s

UJ Faculties

| All Faculties
...

College of Business and Economics (CBE)


Created from the former Faculties of Management, and Economic and Financial Sciences

...

Faculty of Art, Design And Architecture


Industry-relevant and competitive professional programmes

...

Faculty of Education


Education has the power to transform human lives

...

Faculty of Engineering & the Built Environment


First in South Africa offering a full range of professional engineering qualifications

...

Faculty of Health Sciences


A preferred learner experience and innovative methods

...

Faculty of Humanities


To the benefit of individuals, the University and the community we serve

...

Faculty of Law


Traditional, specialised and short course Law programmes

...

Faculty of Science


Innovatively creating new knowledge and leading scientists

...

Johannesburg Business School


JBS. The Business of Reimagining Your Future.