Sudan Development Institute (SDI)

Background:

Sudan Development Institute (SDI) is entrusted   with stimulating the desirable strong link between UMST and the local and international communities. The main concern of SDI is to coordinate the on-going development efforts exerted by the government, international agencies, non-governmental organizations and the private sector. This formidable task requires attaining breakthroughs in approaches at the cutting-edge of the hard sciences, the social sciences, ethics and politics. SDI bridges the gaps between various disciplines to coherently address the socio-economic problems facing Sudan. In doing so, SDI will go a long way to boost UMST’s endeavour to extend its influence and reveals its prestige to a wider audience both locally and globally.

Vision:

Play a major role in generating, mobilizing and sharing knowledge that transforms Sudan to a developed country, where poverty is minimized and social justice is commonplace.

Mission:

Interact with a network of national, regional and international partners to reach practical solutions to the development problems facing Sudan and other countries in the region, through the innovative use of teaching, training, consultancy, research and policy analysis, leading to the realization of the vision.

Programmes:

  • Leadership Programme.
  • Policy Analysis Programme.
  • Capacity Building

– Short Courses.

– Single Courses.

  • Graduate Studies Programme.

– Master Degree in Development Studies (Five Specializations):

– MA (Health and Society).

– MA (Leadership).

– MA (Environmental Impact Assessment and Management):

– MA (Urban Planning).

– MA (Development Economics).

– Postgraduate Diploma in Development Studies.

  • Consultancy and Research Programme.
  • Information and Documentation Programme.

Admission Criteria to Graduate Studies Programmes:

Master Degree in Development Studies:

  • Applicants qualify for admission if they hold honours degree in any social science from UMST or any other recognized university.
  • Applicants who hold Hounours degree in natural sciences, with sufficient background in social sciences, may be considered.
  • An applicant may qualify for admission if he/she holds a general bachelor degree in any social science from UMST or any other recognized university, plus two year working experience in public or private institutions.
  • An applicant may qualify for admission if he/she holds a post graduate diploma in development studies from UMST or any other recognized university.
  • All Applicants shall be interviewed for the assessment of their suitability, knowledge and command of English language.
  • Applications for admission to graduate studies shall be submitted to the Graduate College (GC) admission officer.
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Development Studies:
  • Applicants qualify for admission if they hold a general bachelor degree from UMST or any other recognized university by the Ministry of Higher Education.
  • All Applicants shall be interviewed for the assessment of their suitability, knowledge and command of English language.
  • Applications to the programme should be made through UMST Admissions Office and the Graduate College.

Course Phases:

Master Degree in Development Studies:

The duration of the programme is three semesters. Semesters one and two are devoted to general development courses. Semester three is the specialization semester in one of the following: (Development Economics, Leadership, Environmental Impact Assessment and Management, Urban Planning, and Health and Society).

Postgraduate Diploma in Development Studies:

The duration of the programme is two semesters devoted to general development studies.

For more details and receiving application forms, please contact the Admissions Office, University of Medical Sciences and Technology

Direct Email For SDI: sdi@umst-edu.sd

 

admission@umst-edu.org

      +/83 224175 /83 226206 / 22342983 / 83228614

 

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