• St Mary’s University, Twickenham Featured Masters Courses
  • Cardiff University Featured Masters Courses
  • University of Glasgow Featured Masters Courses
  • University of Derby Online Learning Featured Masters Courses
  • Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University Featured Masters Courses
  • Coventry University Featured Masters Courses
  • Goldsmiths, University of London Featured Masters Courses
  • New College of the Humanities Featured Masters Courses
De Montfort University Featured Masters Courses
University of Reading Featured Masters Courses
Barcelona Executive Business School Featured Masters Courses
Leeds Beckett University Featured Masters Courses
Northumbria University Featured Masters Courses

MSc International Development and Humanitarian Emergencies


Course Description

About the MSc programme

This programme focuses on understanding the dynamics of humanitarian and complex emergencies as well as providing a solid foundation in development issues such as poverty reduction, wealth creation and the expansion of human capabilities. This is a flexible programme that provides students with an academically rigorous graduate level interdisciplinary training in the fields of international development and humanitarianism. While the core course, Key Issues in Development Studies, and Managning Humanitarianism provides an excellent overview of the key issues and debates in international development, optional courses enable you to shape your studies to your own needs and interests.

A valuable part of the programme is the humanitarian consultancy project, where you work in a small team on a current policy issue for a humanitarian, development or emergency based organisation. Past clients have included UNICEF, UNHCR, the UK Disasters Emergency Committee, DFID, International Alert, the ICRC, MSF, NATO, the UK Army and Save the Children. This exposure to the real world of organisations and practitioners is an excellent experience which will boost your employability.

Graduate destinations

Recent graduates have secured promising professional careers in public, private and voluntary agencies dealing with development and humanitarian problems at both national and international levels.

Visit the MSc International Development and Humanitarian Emergencies page on the London School of Economics and Political Science website for more details!

Entry Requirements

2:1 degree or equivalent in any discipline. Social science or humanities advantageous; English standard level.

Last Updated

29 September 2016

Email Enquiry

Recipient: London School of Economics and Political Science

Insert previous message below for editing? 
You haven’t included a message. Providing a specific message means universities will take your enquiry more seriously and helps them provide the information you need.
Why not add a message here
* required field
Send a copy to me for my own records.

Your enquiry has been emailed successfully




Cookie Policy    X