UCT Ranked in Global Top Ten for Development Studies
Study Development at UCT and you will find yourself ranked amongst alumni from the likes of Harvard and Oxford, according to the latest QS global university subject rankings.
Carlos Lopes
Honorary Professorship for Carlos Lopes
The University of Cape Town has appointed Dr Carlos Lopes, select advisor on African Union reform, as honorary professor at the Graduate School of Development Policy and Practice.
MPhil class of 2014
Master's applications now open
Applications for the two year MPhil degree in Development Policy and Practice are now open.
Our Newsletter is Out
In it, find a chat with Nhlanhla Nene, information on Alumni Networking Events, this years' pan-African leadership fellowships and details about our 2018 Master's Programe.
Nhlanhla Nene Comes to LeAD Campus Dinner
A few short hours after Standard & Poor’s agency downgraded South Africa’s credit rating, Former South African Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene was standing in the GSDPP’s Linkoping House, addressing a welcome dinner of LeAD Campus delegates.
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Tuesday, 25 July 2017
Apply for an Inaugural Tekano Health Fellowship

Applications close at the end of May for the Tekano Health Equity Fellowship. 

Publication Date:
Sunday, May 21, 2017 - 23:00
LSE Professor offers Winter School course on 'Making Change Happen'

GSDPP Faculty and students will partner with London School of Economics Professor and Oxfam Senior Strategic Advisor Duncan Green to offer a two week Winter School course on making change happen.

Publication Date:
Tuesday, May 16, 2017 - 11:30
Professor Carlos Lopes
Professor Carlos Lopes in Business Day

GSDPP Professor Carlos Lopes had an op-ed published in Business Day on 10 May. Full text below.

Publication Date:
Wednesday, May 10, 2017 - 10:00
Apply for the Industrial Policy for Policy Makers training programme

Trade & Industrial Policy Strategies (TIPS) will be holding an Industrial Policy for Policy Makers training programme (IPPM), which will be held alongside the annual African Programme on Rethinking Development Economics (APORDE).

Publication Date:
Monday, May 8, 2017 - 15:15