Development Studies - Research MPhil


University of Greenwich    Natural Resources Institute

Full time & Part time September Other, MPhil 3-4 years full-time, 4-7 years part-time
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Embark on a transformative academic journey with the Research MPhil programme in Development Studies at the Natural Resource Institute (NRI) in Medway. Delve into cutting-edge research areas such as sustainable development, economic growth, and poverty reduction, with a focus on developing countries. The programme offers a dynamic environment for interdisciplinary research, with a strong emphasis on themes related to natural resources, environment, and economics-based issues of development. Engage with a diverse cohort of students and expert supervisors with extensive experience in social sciences and intensive research in developing nations. The structured route into scientific research equips you with the skills to tackle global challenges effectively. Entry requirements include a Master's degree with a minimum average of 60% or a First Class/Upper Second Class Honours degree in a relevant subject area. Graduates can explore diverse career opportunities in industry, government, and academia, supported by dedicated employability services. Join us to make a meaningful impact on the world through research and innovation.

About the course

Our Natural Resource Institute (NRI) in Medway provides an ideal environment for innovative and original research in development studies.

Research in development studies gives you the opportunity to investigate key global social-scientific areas, such as sustainable development, economic growth and poverty reduction, primarily in developing countries.

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Entry Requirements

Applicants should have:

A taught Master's degree, with a minimum average of 60% in all areas of assessment (e.g. Merit level or above), in a generic subject area relevant to the subject matter of the proposed research project, and/or
A First Class or Second Class, First Division (Upper Second Class) Honours degree in a subject area relevant to the proposed research project.

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