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)

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Name: Mr Nsizwazonke Ephraim Yende
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Name: Dr Lufuluvhi Maria Mudimeli
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Name: Mr Rudzani Alpheus Mashamba
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Name: Mr Edwin Bobby Bvuma
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Name: Rev Mashudu Edward Muthivhi
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Name: Mr Seane Abel Mabitsela
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Name: Prof Rachidi Richard Molapo
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Name: Mr Fhatuwani Eric Ramudzuli
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Name: Mr Humbulani Samson Tshamano
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Name: Miss Nomonde Valencia Sibawu
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Name: Dr. Patrick Dzimiri
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Name: Mr Masila Joshua Masipa
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Name: Rev Jan Daniel Naude Van Der Westhuizen
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Name: Mr Shandukani Freddy Mathagu
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Name: Mr Mashilo Sipho Mokgola
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Name: Mr Ntevhedzeni Patrick Tshifure
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