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International Development - MSc


University of Birmingham    School of Government

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

About the course

This programme allows you to explore in depth the challenges facing developing and developed countries in the fight against global poverty, as well as to understand the promise and problems of proposed approaches to poverty reduction.

Students will explore theories of development in historical context from (roughly) 1945 up to the present in the single compulsory module. The theories are then applied to contemporary development approaches and issues. Throughout, the emphasis is on you developing a critical understanding of the evolution of development theories over the last half century and its implications for present day thinking about development.

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Entry Requirements

An upper second-class Honours degree or equivalent from an approved university or an equivalent professional qualification in a relevant field (the equivalent US Grade Point Average is 3.2) or

A lower second-class Honours degree from an approved university with excellent work experience.

Adequate capacity in written and spoken English. Find out more about on international entry requirements

Degrees from all disciplines are considered and a candidate's work experience can also be taken into consideration.


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Student Profile(s)

Cathryn Evans

Cathryn undertook a research project in Kenya during her Masters year. She has worked in a range of sectors since graduating, and has now moved into politics.

She is also a postgraduate mentor, you can contact her online with questions or read further about her experience at the University of Birmingham on her mentor page: http://www.pg.bham.ac.uk/mentor/cathryn-evans/

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