MSc Global Development (Poverty and Inequality)


The University of Manchester    School of Environment, Education and Development

Full time & Part time September MSc 12 months (full-time); 24 months (part-time)
Geography (17) Politics & Government (30)

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The MSc Global Development (Poverty and Inequality) programme is designed to equip you with the knowledge and skills to address the pressing issues of poverty and inequality in today's world. With a focus on critical analysis and practical solutions, you will explore different theoretical perspectives and gain insights into key strategies for promoting development, equality, and poverty reduction. As part of Europe's largest dedicated development research and teaching institute, you will benefit from the expertise of leading academics and have access to cutting-edge research. Entry requirements include a UK Honours degree with a First or Upper Second classification or the equivalent from overseas. Join us and make a difference in the fight against poverty and inequality.

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Course description

MSc Global Development with Poverty and Inequality is designed to help you understand and tackle the problems of poverty and inequality in a critical and constructive way.

The current impoverishment of more than 1.4 billion people, plus the growing levels of inequality at national and international levels, present the world with its greatest moral challenge.

You will learn about the different conceptualisations and characteristics of poverty and inequality through high-level academic training from leading academics, in a vibrant and stimulating environment. 

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Entry Requirements

We require a UK Honours degree with a First or Upper Second (2.1) classification or the overseas equivalent, in any discipline.

When assessing your academic record we take into account the grades you have achieved and the standing of the institution where you studied your qualification.

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