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Postgraduate Diploma in Public Sector Accounting
Mon, 18 Jun 2018 - 15:00

Applications for the UCT Postgraduate Diploma in Public Sector Accounting are now open for the 2019 academic year. This programme focuses on the acquisition of skills in Public Sector Accounting, including legislation and regulations, the role of government, recording and reporting of financial transactions, controls and audits in government entities, preparation of budgets and forecasts, and other reporting issues. 

June Inequalities Conference
Sat, 02 Jun 2018 - 09:00

In collaboration with the LSE Inequalities Institute, we are hosting a conference on inequality, un(der)employment and the labour market, with a particular focus on youth. 

Save the date: 15 June 2018

Venue: Belmont Square Conference Centre, Cape Town. 

Latest Atlantic Fellows Cohort Announced
Wed, 23 May 2018 - 16:15

Our partners at LSE Inequalities have announced their 2018/9 cohort of twenty Atlantic Fellows.

South Korean Ambassador to give public lecture
Mon, 14 May 2018 - 10:45
Our free public lecture series continues this Wednesday 16 May with an exciting opportunity for all interested in Asia-Africa development relations. We are honoured to welcome South Korean Ambassador Jong-dae Park to speak at our school.    
Professor Carlos Lopes appointed to High Level IRENA panel
Thu, 19 Apr 2018 - 13:15

GSDPP Honorary Professor Carlos Lopes will join global leaders from across the spheres of energy, foreign policy, trade, development and business as members of the newly formed Global Commission on the Geopolitics of Energy Transformation.

Op-ed: Ramaphosa's Economic Policy Performance
Fri, 06 Apr 2018 - 09:45

Read GSDPP Director Professor Alan Hirsch's latest op-ed evaluating President Ramaphosa's economic policy performance, as published in The Conversation Africa on 6 April 2018.

Course Applications Open: Evidence For Policy Making
Wed, 04 Apr 2018 - 15:45

Applications are open for the latest Evidence for Policy Making and Implementation course, taking place from 28-30 May 2018 in Cape Town. Applications close on Wednesday 18 April 2018.

Call for Applications
Wed, 04 Apr 2018 - 13:30

Apply now for the 12th edition of the African Programme on Rethinking Development Economics (APORDE) in Johannesburg from 3-14 September 2018.

Memories from our Emerging African Leaders' programme
Mon, 26 Mar 2018 - 10:15

We recently hosted 30 outstanding young people from across the continent in our 2018 Emerging African Leaders' fellowship. Take a look at some of the photos from the 12 day programme.

City of Cape Town policy research jobs
Thu, 22 Mar 2018 - 11:30

The City of Cape Town is recruiting for two positions - a policy analyst and a policy research analyst. These positions would be well suited to a candidate with a postgraduate qualification in the field of development policy and practice.


Take a look inside the classroom!
Mon, 26 Feb 2018 - 10:15

Our 2018 Master's cohort are deep in classes - something that happens for two intensive fortnights each year on our innovative part-time degree programme.

Catching up with GSDPP Lecturer Musa Nxele
Thu, 22 Feb 2018 - 15:30

The UCT New Generation of Academics newsletter is out and it features an interview with our very own Musa Nxele. Take a look and get to know Musa, who'll be featuring across our course offerings, as well as developing courses for our Master's programme.