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Governance and Development - MA


University of Sussex Institute of Development Studies

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

About the course

Do you already have an understanding of governance? This course aims to enhance your capacity to develop and implement policies in both the public sector and NGOs.

You’ll explore questions of:
-Good governance
-How governance affects development
-How the quality of governance can be improved

You’ll learn to critically assess competing theories in development. This will allow you to increase effectiveness, accountability and legitimacy of governance in specific settings.

Accreditation

This course is IAC/EADI accredited. Sussex is proud to be the first UK university to gain this accreditation.

The International Accreditation Council for Global Development Studies and Research wishes to influence proactively the process of quality assurance for global development studies and has developed

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Entry Requirements

An upper second-class (2.1) undergraduate honours degree or above in the social sciences or a related discipline, and preferably two years' development-related work experience. Applications must be accompanied by a detailed, two-page personal statement. English language requirements - Higher level (IELTS 7.0, with not less than 6.5 in each section).


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