Department of Development Studies

School of Human and Social Sciences
About Us
Welcome to the Department of Development Studies

The Department of Development Studies is multi-disciplinary, in terms of the disciplines it offers, i.e, Political Science, International Relations, Philosophy, History, Religious Studies and Development Studies. This perspectives are shared in teaching, learning, research and community engagement. The Department of Development Studies is strategically located in the Vhembe area, with great potential for economic development in the country.

Programmes
  • Undergraduate

BA in International Relations: BA(IR)

BA in History

  • Postgraduate

BA Honours in International Relations: (BAHIR)

BA Honours in History

Masters in International Relations: (MAIR)

Staff

Name: Mr Humbulani Samson Tshamano
Designation: Senior Lecturer


Name: Mr Fhatuwani Eric Ramudzuli
Designation: Senior Lecturer


Name: Mr Nsizwazonke Ephraim Yende
Designation: Lecturer :Ngap (Development Studies)


Name: Prof Rachidi Richard Molapo
Designation: Professor


Name: Mr Mashilo Sipho Mokgola
Designation: Junior Lecturer


Name: Miss Nomonde Valencia Sibawu
Designation: Lecturer


Name: Dr. Patrick Dzimiri
Designation: Senior Lecturer


Name: Rev Jan Daniel Naude Van Der Westhuizen
Designation: Senior Lecturer


Name: Mr Edwin Bobby Bvuma
Designation: Lecturer


Name: Mr Rudzani Alpheus Mashamba
Designation: Junior Lecturer


Name: Mr Seane Abel Mabitsela
Designation: Lecturer


Name: Rev Mashudu Edward Muthivhi
Designation: Junior Lecturer


Name: Mr Masila Joshua Masipa
Designation: Senior Lecturer


Name: Dr Lufuluvhi Maria Mudimeli
Designation: Professor


Name: Mr Shandukani Freddy Mathagu
Designation: Lecturer