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The full-time MPhil programme, launched in 2021, caters for those early in their career trajectories, with time to devote to full-time study. The programme offers a unique opportunity to engage in current debates and knowledge on public leadership,...
Your ticket to excellence - Master of Development Policy and Practice
The part-time Master of Development Policy and Practice comprises two fortnightly teaching blocks per year and is designed for mid-career public sector and other practitioners. Since its inception seven years ago, this flagship programme has...
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The School's strategy is equally informed by the African Union’s Agenda 2063, which commits to building “an integrated, prosperous and peaceful Africa, driven by its own citizens, representing a dynamic force in the international arena”.
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Friday, 3 December 2021
Virtual July graduation celebration

Professor Faizel Ismail (Director) and Dr Shanil Haricharan (Academic Director) at the University of Cape Town's Nelson Mandela School of Public Governance congratulate the 2021 Master of Development Policy and Practice graduates. 

Publication Date:
Thu, 08 Jul 2021 - 12:30
May 2021 Newsletter

The School would like to thank all of you from home and abroad who sent through messages of support and expressions of concern following the UCT fire.

Publication Date:
Thu, 25 Mar 2021 - 21:45
AfCFTA must be about industrialisation, not just trade

Industrial capacity, capabilities and competence vary across countries and regions, which can open countries to uneven trade dynamics.

Publication Date:
Fri, 23 Apr 2021 - 11:30
Women leadership in local government space

The Local Government Women Leadership Development Programme (LGWLDP), initiated by SALGA and delivered by University of Cape Town’s Nelson Mandela School of Public Governance in partnership with Zenande Leadership, has successfully welcomed its first cohort.

Publication Date:
Wed, 24 Mar 2021 - 15:45