This programme is coordinated in the Department of Agricultural Economics, Extension and Rural Development.
The aim of this programme is to enable graduates to participate in and lead rural development processes and policy initiatives. It provides a broad-based understanding of rural development, including project planning and analysis and strategic management.
- Relevant bachelor’s degree (or equivalent)
- A weighted average of at least 60% at final-year level
- An admission examination may be required
- A CV with contactable references may be required
Note: Additional modules may be required in order to reach the desired level of competency
Examinations and pass requirements
In order to obtain the degree, the candidate must achieve a minimum of 50% in each of the prescribed modules.
Pass with distinction
An average of 75% in all the prescribed modules must be obtained in order to pass the degree with distinction.