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About Development Studies
Masters degrees in Development Studies examine the processes by which healthy and prosperous societies can be created, and how poverty can be eliminated. These courses usually take an interdisciplinary approach, drawing from Economics, Sociology, Politics, Geography and many other subject areas.
Related postgraduate specialisms include International Relations, International Security, Economics and Globalisation, while entry requirements normally involve an appropriate undergraduate degree in one of the Social Sciences.
A Masters in Development Studies gives you the chance to learn how to make a real difference in people’s lives, finding out about the daily challenges that face citizens of low and middle income countries.
You’ll typically examine a range of global and local mechanisms to do with migration, technology, politics, the environment and the economy, discussing the changing nature of the interactions between the developed and developing parts of the world. Some programmes also offer the opportunity to complete a work placement in a developing country, adding an extra dimension to your studies.
Career prospects for Development Studies postgraduates include roles in governmental and non-governmental agencies, charities, think-tanks and development consultancies.
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The Media and Development MA is an interdisciplinary course that teaches main theories, concepts, case studies and practical media skills around the theme of media and development and its implications for less developed countries.
The master's programme International Development Studies is a two-year MSc programme. It focuses on worldwide social transformation processes related to livelihoods, agro-food networks and the environment in a dynamic international context.
The MSc Development Studies course is interdisciplinary and innovatory. It is designed for those who wish to pursue careers with governments, non-governmental organisations, international agencies, public and private organisations and enterprises.
The MPhil in Development Studies is seeks to provide students with a critical and reflexive program that eschews the norm. This approach to development enables a rethinking of who benefits from explicit and implicit contemporary approaches, allowing for a repositioning of who development is for.
This course will give you a firm understanding of development theory in an international context, with a particular focus on how to bring theory into practice and build your practical expertise in range of development disciplines.
A multidisciplinary perspective on the most relevant local and global issues regarding solidarity, including citizenship, poverty, sustainability, migration, welfare reform, social movements and private initiatives.
The MA in International Security and Development introduces students to issues and debates within International Security. This includes coverage of both ‘traditional’ security issues such as war and conflict and ‘non-traditional’ issues such as economic security, environmental security, health, identity and migration.
Our Emerging Economies & International Development MSc offers a distinctive approach to the study of development by focusing on emerging economies.
This MSc offers a critical approach to 'people-centred' development, addressing the challenges for equitable citizenship in the context of social diversity and globalisation, particularly in urban contexts.
If you're energised by the idea of working with developing countries, our PgDip International Development Studies course will develop your understanding of international development to postgraduate level and enhance your career prospects too.
If you're energised by the idea of working with developing countries, our MSc International Development Studies degree course will develop your understanding of international development to Master's level and enhance your career prospects too.
Study at the universitys School of Sport and Service Management in Eastbourne and you will benefit from an environment that promotes personal development, diversity and innovation.
SOAS specialises in the study of law in relation to the developing world. It has expertise in the field of comparative law (China, Africa, South/South East Asia, the Middle East) complemented by a range of academics dealing with issues of international and transnational law.
Ranked 1st in the world for development studies in the QS University World Rankings, there are few better places to study the global issues of our time than at The University of Sussex.
Develop a critical understanding of conflict, humanitarian crisis and peacebuilding
Preparing students from everywhere to thrive anywhere
Explore social sciences with a wide array of social and cultural themes that seek to understand the wider significance of topical political events and emerging social trends.
At Vesalius, we are proud to form tomorrows leaders through our unique and advanced Masters programmes available as of Fall 2018. Our MA programmes are designed and taught by a network of leading international academics from top universities, think tanks and senior policy-makers from international organisations such as the United Nations, NATO and the European Union.
We offer taught MSc courses in civil and environmental engineering, electrical and electronic engineering, engineering management, oil, gas and shipping, and mechanical engineering. You can also study an MSc by research or an MPhil/PhD.
Each graduate program in the College of Arts and Sciences offers a limited number of partial scholarships. Program Scholarships range from $1,000 to $15,000
A Master of Laws degree from Sussex Law School will enhance your earning potential and maximise your career options by equipping you with the skills, knowledge and opportunities to further your career to the highest level, whether in industry or through research.
Whether you are a graduate aiming to make a difference in the world, or a professional wishing to deepen your knowledge and critical thinking, our suite of International Development master’s courses is for you.