Researchers, including Winnie Sambu, a PhD student in the School of Economics, say data from two years ago shows that close to 60% of children in South Africa lived below the poverty line, while a third were below the food poverty line. Statistics also show that households with children are more likely to experience hunger than those without.
Postgraduate Programmes. The Department of Economics is one of the largest and most successful economics departments in South Africa. With over 30 faculty members, the department is able to offer a wide range of postgraduate courses within the coursework Honours and Masters programmes.
New PhD students may register throughout the academic year but it must be before 1 May if it is to count as the first academic year of study (towards the minimum period of registration). This is pertinent for those candidates who would like to graduate within the minimum legislated time of 2 years; UCT supports 3-5 years to complete a PhD.For information on South Africa's response to COVID-19 please visit the COVID-19 Corona Virus South African Resource Portal.BSc (Econ) Zagreb DipFinMgt Maastricht MCom (HealthEcon) Cape Town PhD (Health Econ) London. Welcome to the Health Economics Division The aim of the Health Economics Division is to conduct policy relevant teaching and research in health economics and health systems.
Payment for the thesis - for the first and every subsequent year of registration (see the UCT handbook and search for POL5000W, POL5003W, POL6000W, or POL6001W for Master's or PhD respectively) The annual International Fee (not applicable to local or SADC students) - note, this is levied every year of registration (see Section 5.5 in the UCT Fee handbook).
Director of Research Unit: Associate Professor John Ataguba BSc (Econ) Nigeria MPH (HealthEcon) PhD (Econ) Cape Town Welcome to the Health Economics Unit The Health Economics Unit (HEU) works to improve the performance of health systems in Sub-Saharan Africa through research in health economics, training, consultancy and capacity-building. The core objective of the HEU are to conduct high.
Postgraduate and postdoctoral resources Up-to-date information on the University’s decisions in regard to COVID-19 are available on the Coronavirus Disease 2019 page. To enhance the postgraduate experience, the university provides numerous resources and has steadily increased its funding for postgraduate studies.
International Relations as traditionally studied usually meant a focus on three concerns: war, diplomacy and trade. Now described respectively as conflict or security, diplomacy and negotiation and the international political economy, these remain the central subjects we want to study.
The Postgraduate Diploma in Health Economics aims to enable the development of some of the most important health economics capacities needed to support the movement towards Universal Health Coverage, with a specific focus on South Africa and similar contexts.
Applying for the PhD Programme. A PhD is a substantial piece of work, and can be expected to take between 3 and 5 years to complete. The eventual PhD focus is likely to remain an important component of an ongoing, or future, research career and so the choice of topic is critical.
Development studies at UCT has been around for a while. Students have long been able to seek knowledge related to development in their own faculties and departments, from economics to sociology. But on 3 March 2017, the university offered a one-stop shop for development studies within its halls for the first time, when the Studying Development website and handbook were launched at the School.
Young UCT scientist selected for international leadership initiative After having contracted malaria himself as a child, PhD Student, Dickson Mambwe became determined to make an impact in the fight against the disease through his research.
PHD ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS. The Doctor of Philosophy degree is a research degree undertaken with the guidance of a supervisor for a minimum period of two years. PhD applicants need to: Hold a recognised Master's degree (or in special circumstances, at the discretion of the Senate.
The PhD is by research (i.e. thesis only), and there is no course work. While it is possible to be away from UCT at times during the PhD, we insist that students spend the first six months with us in order to develop their final research proposal.
Welcome to the Department of Political Studies! The Department of Political Studies is home to internationally recognised scholars in comparative politics, international relations, political theory, political behaviour, intellectual history, public policy, and public administration.