MCom (Development Economics) Coursework

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College of Business and Economics, Department of Economics and Econometrics
Faculty: College of Business and Economics
Department: Department of Economics and Econometrics
Programme Level: Postgraduate
Programme Name: MCom (Development Economics) Coursework
Programme Code: M3CN3Q
Medium of Facilitation:
NQF Level: 9
NQF Credits: 180
SAQA: 115644

Application Start Date: Apr 1, 2022
Application End Date: Oct 31, 2022

Purpose

The purpose of this qualification is to develop the applied competence of the student on an advanced level in the mastering, analysis, interpretation and understanding of developmental economic principles and methods. This programme will prepare students to reflect on their own economic applications to assess the effect thereof in the holistic context of Economics as social science. A qualifying student should show evidence of independent and original work.

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Curriculum

Admission Requirements

A potential student should possess an honours qualification in Economics or Econometrics on NQF LEVEL 8 with an average mark as determined by the School of Economics. Alternatively, any other four-year qualification with honours status on New NQF LEVEL 8 with an average mark obtained determined by the School of Economics and related Micro- and Macroeconomics and Applied Econometrics experience which is considered relevant and sufficient by the School of Economics will be considered. Preparatory study and an entrance examination may be required by the School of Economics.

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