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International Development MA

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Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP-23

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

Subject areas

International Studies Development Politics Development Economics

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Learn about social and environmental justice, rural and urban development, citizenship and sustainability and develop a global network of expertise through industry and sector specialists.

Course description

This course engages with the challenges of international development in today’s complex world. You’ll develop skills and knowledge relating to development research and practice.

You'll go on a unique placement-based dissertation that combines work experience with academic research. You'll also carry out hands-on research during an overseas field class.

Our graduates have gone on to work for a wide variety of organisations, including the World Bank, the British Red Cross, UNDP, WildAid, World Vision and Save the Children.

This MA draws on our research strengths and internationally-recognised expertise in the areas of social and environmental justice, rural and urban development, governance, citizenship and sustainability. Our teaching involves industry and sector specialists, which means you can make connections and contacts with a global network of expertise beyond the University.

Please see our University website for the most up-to-date course information.

Modules

This module is co-delivered with external development practitioners and other partners to provide students with a core set of skills for employment within the development sector. This innovative module supports students in identifying areas of professional skills development ? from technical to language to experiential ? and provides a tailored programme of activities to support this.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

Please see our University website for fees and funding information.

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

Please see our University website for fees and funding information.

Entry requirements

You’ll need a 2:1 or first-class honours degree in an area of the social sciences or medicine.