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WPCS 2.1.5
Tuition Fees:$2,255 /year
Part-time Study:2 Years
Applications Begin:April 2021
Final Award:Master of Philosophy (MPhil)
Start Date:February 2022
Academic Unit:College of Business and Economics
Campus:Kingsway Campus
Course Type:Master by Coursework
Application Deadline: 30 October 2021
Programme Overview

The purpose of this qualification is to develop the students’ intellectual competencies, intellectual independence and practical skills in the acquisition, analysis, interpretation and application of appropriate industrial policies to support the structural transformation of the economies of the continent.

The programme consists of core modules offering in-depth coverage of a broad range of issues pertaining to industrial development policies, strategies and management in Africa, and allowing students to test the practical application of the knowledge imparted, participate in analysing case studies, conducting field visits, and prepare individual technical reports on the various themes covered.

Mastering of the curriculum will provide students with the ability to be able to reflect critically on theory of industrial policy and its application.

They will be able to deal with complex issues both systematically and creatively, design and critically appraise research, make sound judgments using data and information using the econometric techniques learned and communicate their conclusions clearly to specialist and non-specialist audiences.

Curriculum

First Year

Industrial Policy: Comparative Historical Experiences and Conceptual Frameworks CHE9X01 20

Industrial Policy: Instruments, Design and Implementation IDI9X01 20

Research Methodology: Economics RMI9X01 5

Applied Macroeconomic Issues MND9X02 20

Research Methodology: Economics RMI9X02 5

Second Year

Topics in Trade, Industrial and Competition Policy TIP9X01 10

Minor Dissertation: Industrial Policy MDI9X01 60

Minor Dissertation: Industrial Policy MDI9X02 60

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 on NQF LEVEL 8 with an average mark as determined by the School of Economics and related Micro- and Macroeconomic and Applied Econometric experience which is considered relevant and sufficient by the School of Economics will be considered.

Preparatory study and entrance examination may be required by the School of Economics

Application Process
Application Fees for South African Students: $12
Application Fees for SADC and African Students: $12

ONLINE APPLICATION PROCESS

Please note the following:

— No application fee will be charged for online applications.

— If you have previously applied and have a UJ student number, please call the UJ Call Centre (011 559 4555) to ensure that your cell number and email address are captured on our student database. This will ensure you receive a PIN number to complete the online application process.

An applicant must go to www.uj.ac.za/Apply and select online web application.

PAPER APPLICATIONS

Paper application forms are available on request at a fee of R200. Please note, there is no payment required for online applications.

NB: If you receive a conditional acceptance letter, your matric results will determine final admission into the programme you have applied for. Only then will you be allowed to register.

Career Opportunities

Industrial Policy Officer

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Tuition Fees for South African Students: $2,255
Tuition Fees for SADC and African Students: $2,438

*The normal Tuition Fees for South African Students is R37,389

35% of the tuition fees need to be paid by April, and 100% by July.

All students must pay at least R3,870 before they begin their studies while students residing on campus will need to pay at least R6,470 before the begin.

*In addition to normal tuition fees, students from the Southern African Development Community (SADC) member countries and other African Countries pay a non-refundable ICT levy, a registration fee, and a non-refundable international levy of R2,000.

*In addition to normal tuition fees, students from the rest of the world (outside Africa) pay a non-refundable ICT levy, a registration fee, plus a non-refundable international levy of R17,000

International Levy Amount:
-SADC & Africa – R2,000
-Rest of the World – R17,000

ICT Levy – R430
Registration Fee – R610

The SADC member countries are Angola, Botswana, Democratic Republic of Congo, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Seychelles, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

For International Students:
**International Student Tuition Fees = Normal Tuition Fee (R37,389) + International Levy (R2,000) + ICT Levy (R430) +Registration Fee (R610) = R40,429‬
-an upfront payment of 30% of tuition fees should be paid at registration.
-then 35% of the tuition fees should be paid by next 30 April.
-and the final 35% of the tuition fees should be paid by 31 July.
The University will offer a 5% discount should all fees be paid at registration.
Fees generally increase between 5 and 15 percent per year. Please contact the University in December to obtain the approved fees for the 2021 academic year.

Relevant Contact

 
Mr Nathaniel Mudzunga
Faculty Officer
 
Miss Charlene Eloff
Faculty Officer
 
Mr Oratilwe Mereyotlhe
Administrative Assistant