The centre of development studies runs its own research methods course and it is compulsory for all first year phd students to attend this course students are the process of working on the thesis will differ from candidate to candidate, depending on their project, their preferences and the style of supervision adopted. The doctor of philosophy is a three year research-based degree in which students undertake a programme of approved and supervised research that leads to a thesis which critically investigates an approved topic of substance and significance, demonstrates expertise in the. University of pretoria yearbook 2017 phd development studies (01264634) duration of study 2 years total credits 360 contact dr v thebe · [email protected] upacza · prof i pikirayi [email protected] +27 (0)124204661 admission requirements a master's degree with a minimum of 65% for the dissertation q. The phd development studies is a three-year program in which students must obtain a total of 180 ects (credits) it comprises: taught course units, 60 ects preparation, submission and defence of thesis, 120 ects course units are taught in the first year of the program over 2 semesters they are: development. The masters by thesis development studies degree is usually completed over a two-year period in the course of which a candidate will produce a substantial piece of academic research on a relevant topic the admissions committee for this programme assesses all candidates arising from this assessment a tailored.
Graduate institute of international and development studies - academic reports. China's changing foreign policy and resource diplomacy towards africa : the role of china in the socio-economic development of nigeria msimango, nkanyezi ( 2016-11-08) china's economic expansion in recent years is one of the most important geopolitical developments of the 21st century (mockli, 2007. Phd-studies several phd students work with dissertation topics within the area of development studies for more information on phd studies, see the department's doctoral studies page manager: [email protected] 04/05/ 2016.
Dissertation titles of recent graduates dissertations may be purchased from umi's dissertation express 2013 mera, janina does solidarity matter social capital in land reform settlements in the northeast of brazil polynice, gergens estimating the predictive effects of price subsidies and organizational. Welcome to the institutional repository of the graduate institute of international and development studies it contains research produced by its members, including books, book chapters, journal articles, working papers, theses and more publications from master's dissertations and phd theses (3,618. Researchspace: theses @ ukzn ukzn is digitising its theses starting with the most recent ones and working backwards so a free pdf copy is available 1 all theses are always listed in the icatalogue with a url link to the full text where it is available several hundred masters and phd theses have been added to date 2.
Recently completed ma thesis topics in development studies. Generally, the courses taken should be related to the topic of the phd thesis the institute of development research and development policy offers the following courses for phd students: lecture cycle international development studies research colloquium state, democracy, governance i state, democracy.
With a phd in development studies, candidates are prepared for careers in research, policy, and academia within the international development field of work candidates will participate in courses as well as research which results in a dissertation that should provide a significant contribution to the current field of research. Launched in 1975, the phd programme at cds offers registration under the jawaharlal nehru university cds is also a recognised research centre of the university of kerala for the phd so far 77 candidates have been awarded phd ( 68 from jnu and 9 from ku) 3 thesis is under evaluation and 30 scholars are registered.