Research Masters students in Local Economic Development or Idigenous Knowledge

The Leadership Centre at the University of KwaZulu-Natal is seeking 4 high-calibre students (2 students in each area) to undertake full-time research at Masters level in 2010, in the following two topic areas, under the broad research theme of large scale systemic change:

  • Leadership and Indigenous Knowledge
  • Local Economic Development

The Masters programme by supervised research must be completed in a period of one year full-time. Prospective students (who may originate from any disciplinary background) will undergo a rigorous process of selection.

This programme will be suitable for you if you are committed to:

  • rigorous research in an applied context
  • high-intensity learning that stretches you intellectually and practically
  • contributing to the body of knowledge in the field of leadership
  • making a positive difference to organisations, communities or society,

Successful candidates who meet certain criteria may be eligible for a full fee remission for the 2010 academic year.  Closing date for first call for applications: 19 January 2010

Enquiries: Mrs Eileen Mohamed, Tel: 031 260 1383

Fax No: 031 260 1610 or


6 thoughts on “Research Masters students in Local Economic Development or Idigenous Knowledge”

  1. I would like to submit an application for the above-mentioned masters programme. Please email me details (ie: application process).

    Kind regards

    Nobuntu Webster (031 312 6673 / 073 451 1480)

  2. Nana, unfortunately you are too late to apply for teh first call for applications. Please contact Mrs Eileen Mohamed on the details above to see if there is a second intake of students.

  3. Education is simply the soul of a society as it passes from one generation to another. G.K. Chesterton

  4. I would like to know if this research programme will still be avaible for next year 2011. Currently i’m doing Post-Graduate diploma in Information Studies and would like to further my study in Economics as it was one of my major while doing undergraduate. I’m interested in doing this masteres.Please if there is anything i need to do and about entry requirement send every details to this Email Address



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