Plaas Postgraduate School Admission or Entry Requirement

Plaas Postgraduate School Admission or Entry Requirement

Admission Requirements

For admission to the MPhil Research in Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies, applicants must
have obtained an Honours degree in a relevant discipline (e.g. sociology, history, economics,
political science, agriculture, public administration, development studies, geographical and
environmental studies). Students must demonstrate a good understanding of their chosen
research topic and have research experience in one or more of the following themes –
poverty, land and agrarian reform, rural development, and natural resources.
For admission to the PhD in Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies, applicants must have
obtained a Masters degree in Social Sciences, Arts, Law, Humanities, Environmental
Sciences and Development Studies or any other relevant discipline. Students should have
achieved a minimum average mark of 65% in the relevant Masters degree. Students must
demonstrate a good understanding of their chosen research topic and have research
experience in one or more of the following themes – poverty, land and agrarian reform, rural
development, and natural resources