Description

Develop the skills and understanding to tackle the global challenges of poverty, inequality, conflict, sustainability and social justice.

Whether you are a graduate aiming to make a difference in the world, or a professional wishing to deepen your knowledge and critical thinking, our suite of International Development MSc courses is for you.

Engaged with current debates in policy and practice and grounded in interdisciplinary social sciences, you will develop the tools and confidence to work towards creative solutions that address practical problems in strategic ways.

 

Study Details:

MSc 1 year full-time

Module Details:

Compulsory course units

These compulsory units are currently being studied by our students, or are proposed new units.

Semester 1

  • Doing research for international development
  • History and theory of international development
  • Plus one optional unit

Semester 2

  • Doing research for international development
  • Management of international development
  • Plus one optional unit

Summer

  • Either Dissertation or Practicum.

Optional course units

These optional units are currently being studied by our students, or are proposed new units.

Semester 1

  • Economics for international development
  • Social and environmental justice
  • Conflict, development and peacebuilding

Semester 2

  • Global political economy
  • Humanitarianism
  • The politics and practice of sustainability and wellbeing
  • International development policy analysis and evaluation
  • Education and international development for IEG

Student Destinations

This course provides an excellent background for those wishing to pursue an international development career and improve people’s lives.

You will be qualified to work in a wide variety of roles, including social research, public policy, public information and campaigning.

Fees

2019/20 Fees Home/EU £9,500 Overseas £18,500

Entry Requirements

You should have a bachelor’s honours degree or international equivalent, typically a 2:1 or above.

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