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MPhil Development Finance

MPhil Development Finance

Specialise in development finance to help unlock Africa’s growth potential



Specialise in development finance to help unlock Africa’s growth potential

Why apply for our MPhil Development Finance?

Flexible Learning Formats

We are pleased to let you know that the MPhil Development Finance is offered in two convenient formats – Modular and Blended Learning. Both formats run over two years and cover the same content (class programme and research assignment).

The Modular MPhil Development Finance consists of three blocks of on-campus classes spread over two years. Each block runs for two weeks.

The Blended Learning MPhil Development Finance starts with orientation and two evenings of virtual lectures at the start of Year 1. This is followed by a Blended Learning class once a week (4 hours in the evening), and a final on-campus block at the beginning of Year 2.

Modular and Blended Learning

Format Benefits


Blocks of classes spread over 2 years

  • Study while you work, with in-class experience and focused studies
  • Apply your learnings right from the start
  • Travel to campus only a few times per year

Blended Learning

On-campus blocks + classes that can be attended either online or on campus

  • Study while you work
  • Join classes online or on campus 
  • Apply your learnings right from the start
  • Less travel, less time away from work, lower opportunity cost


Find out more about our credit solutions and funding options

Capitec offers credit for education at a discounted rate from 7% which allows prospective students, or their parents or guardians, to apply for a loan of up to R250 000 and pay it back over 84 months. To apply, the applicant must be permanently employed, 18 years or older, and have a valid South African ID document. A provisional quote or admission letter from USB is needed to process the credit application. You can only apply for Capitec’s credit solution through USB’s website. See… for details, or click on the link in right-hand bar to apply.

Initiation, service fees and T&Cs apply. Capitec Bank is an authorised financial services provider (FSP 46669) and registered credit provider (NCRCP13).

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