Matt Andrews on policy reform and implementation

28 August 2014
matt a 2Watch an excerpt from the lecture ‘Context and the difficulty of reform and policy implementation’ by Prof Matt Andrews of the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.

His lecture formed part of the teaching block to the Graduate School of Development Policy and Practice’s 2014 M.Phil class.

This is the type of world class teaching you can expect from our M.Phil course with real life examples and cutting edge academic thinking around the problems of modern governance.

M.Phil? See what the students have to say

15 August 2014
MPhil poster at Africa Month ExhibitionAre you thinking about applying for our M.Phil in Development Policy and Practice? Let our students answer the questions that are probably uppermost in your mind.

Student introductions

Why did you choose this programme?

How do you feel the programme has helped you in the workplace so far?

How do you find the work/study balance?

What is your favourite part of the course?

M.Phil in Development Policy and Practice: applications for 2015

27 May 2014
MPhil wave 2014The School’s mission is to promote and inspire strategic public leadership in Africa and to promote peer networks and linkages between leaders in government and in other fields such as academia, business, civil society and the arts.


Pioneer class: Master of Philosophy in Development Policy and Practice 2014

25 February 2014
IMG 3995ceOn the 14th of February 2014, the GSDPP welcomed its first intake of the part-time Master of Philosophy in Development Policy and Practice. The course runs predominantly as a distance learning course with two contact sessions at the beginning and the middle of the year. Students have enrolled from across East and Southern Africa, creating a platform for exciting and intensive debate across a variety of public sector issues for the first two weeks of classes.


A new M.Phil in Development Policy and Practice at UCT

14 May 2013

Professor Brian Levy 2013Be part of a select group of fifteen to twenty senior practitioners committed to development and public service. This carefully selected group will commence part-time study in January 2014, as the first entering class for an M.Phil degree
in Development Policy and Practice at the University of Cape Town’s new Graduate School of Development Policy and Practice (GSDPP).

The GSDPP promotes strategic leadership in government in South Africa and Africa more broadly, with a strong emphasis on ethics and accountability in governance. The goal is to make government service at the highest level an aspiration for the most able of the rising generation, and to build a network and esprit de corps amongst government leaders in South Africa and in Africa more broadly. 

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