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MSc International Development

Course Description

This programme offers a coherent and interdisciplinary grounding in the core aspects of international development theory, policy and practice. It is designed for social science graduates, or for those working in a wide range of development organisations both internationally and within developing countries. It aims to blend theory and practice and seeks to explain policy behaviour through an integrated approach, drawing on a range of disciplinary perspectives.

Aims of the programme

• Provide rigorous interdisciplinary training to equip participants with a critical understanding of the theory and practice of international development;
• Provide participants with a thorough conceptual framework and the skills necessary to analyse effectively different perspectives on international development;
• Provide critical insights into the key strategies, policies and practices currently employed to promote international development ;
• Develop professionally-oriented skills through optional courses in areas such as policy analysis, planning and managing development, and poverty reduction;
• Provide a wide range of options for advanced training in areas of specialist expertise relevant to international development;
• Develop advanced competencies in transferable areas, including developing reasoned arguments, gathering, organising and using evidence and information from a wide variety of sources, undertaking both team-based and independent work to deadlines, and both written and verbal forms of communication
• Assist students in developing their specialist area of expertise within international development, and applying their understanding and skills through supervised individual research culminating in a dissertation.

Visit the MSc International Development page on the University of Manchester website for more details!

Entry Requirements

Bachelor's Degree with a 2:1 or equivalent, IELTS 6.5, TOEFL 90, Grade C Cambridge Certificate, (N/A to applicants whose first language is English)

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