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Study in the School of Global Studies at Sussex, ranked 1st in the world for development studies

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Full time & Part time September MA 1 year full time, 2 years part time

About the course

Why are hunger and obesity, food shortages and food waste concurrent development challenges? Why is food key to understanding economic, social and political struggles at global and local levels? Why is food a central issue for sustainable development?

This course gives you an advanced understanding of the complex relationship between food and development. We build your analytical and practical skills, improving your ability to engage critically with issues such as:

  • food security and systems
  • rights, policy and regulation
  • technology and politics.

Our faculty have extensive knowledge and direct field experience. And our guest speakers – from government bodies, international organisations, NGOs, and local food networks and movements – introduce you to contemporary policy

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Entry Requirements

You should normally have an upper second-class (2.1) undergraduate honours degree or above.
Your qualification should be in a social or natural science but if you do not meet the academic requirements or have other degrees you will also be considered if you can show evidence of relevant work or voluntary experience. You must write a detailed two-page personal statement, explaining why you are applying for the degree and the relevance of your previous experience.


Fees

UK/EU students: £8,500 per year
Channel Islands and Isle of Man students: £8,500 per year
International students: £16,750 per year

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Scholarships

Chancellor's International Scholarship (2019)

Chancellor's Masters Scholarship (2019)

Sussex Graduate Scholarship (2019)

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