The MCOM in Development Finance at the UCT Graduate School of Business will give you the expertise you need to grow your innovative ideas into financially sound, long-term development solutions. Watch the videos below to hear what the MCOM in Development Finance director, local and international students, and alumni have to say about the programme.
The UCT GSB MCOM in Development Finance programme is aimed at development finance practitioners, civil servants and people who work in NGOs, private sector and financial institutions. Hear from Professor Nicholas Biekpe, Director of the MCom in Development Finance at the UCT GSB, on the success of this programme.
“Africa is an emerging market therefore needs finance specifically for this development.”
“The MCOM in Development Finance is a unique programme as it is the first to reflect development finance activities in the continent”
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Africa is ripe for growth, and there is a need for individuals with the right financial skills to improve the economic climate for investors. Hear from our students on why they choose to do the MCom in Development Finance at the UCT GSB.
“I chose the programme because I wanted to guide my career towards more impactful work, by using the existing financial institutions to work towards developing communities, and elevating alleviating the scourge of poverty within our continent” - Sechaba Lengane, MCom in Development Finance student.
“The degree has taught us a lot from a theoretical perspective and it has given us the tools to go and implement the agendas and dreams we have for the African continent” - Siliziwe Mafika, MCom in Development Finance student.
Our dynamic alumni network comprises more than 23 000 past UCT GSB students in 68 countries. Hear what our alumni have to say about their experience as students on the MCom in Development Finance programme at the UCT GSB.
“It’s been a been a very high-pressured programme, you know how diamonds have to go through a rough process to shine? I am a diamond right now” - Mwaya Siwale, MCom in Development Finance alumna.
“The highlight of the programme was the networking, getting to interact with people from all over Africa and all over the world” - Robinson Gezimati, MCom in Development Finance alumnus.
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