Master’s Programme13 February 2022 2023-07-30 14:37
Master’s programme in HIV/Aids Management
(MPhil in HIV/Aids Management)
The MPhil (HIV/Aids Management) is a one-year or two-year programme and is offered in English. It is presented through blended learning which includes the compulsory attendance of a one-week summer school in Stellenbosch, interactive live sessions during the year, and quality teaching. The degree consists of four compulsory course work modules (25 credits each) and a research assignment (80 credits). It makes use of continuous assessments by means of individual assignments for the course work. The research assignment is assessed by internal examiners. Students must pass all four modules and the research assignment to obtain the necessary 180 credits.
- Research methodology
- Social responsibility, ethics and HIV/Aids
- Strategic human resources management
- The epidemiology and problem of HIV/Aids
- Research assignment: HIV/Aids management
Outcomes of the programme
The degree builds on and refines the knowledge, competencies and managerial skills obtained during the PgDip (HIV/Aids Management) or a different HIV/Aids-related qualification on a similar level. The programme enables students to competently deal with the challenges and opportunities around managing all facets of HIV and Aids in the world of work. Students will further be able to demonstrate the ability to apply sound research practices.