MA International Development
Department of Geography, Faculty of Social Sciences
We produce graduates who can apply their expertise to real-world problems.
About the course
|September 2016 start||
Course description 2016
Engaging with the challenges of international development in today's complex world, this course is designed to prepare you for an extraordinary career in this field.
You’ll develop skills and knowledge relating to development research and practice.
And the course includes a 10-day field class currently in Nepal or Kenya, providing hands-on experience of research.
Staff from NGOs contribute to the Professional Skills module, helping you to plan your professional development.
You'll take part in a 10-day field trip where you can put your research skills into practice. Recent classes visited the West Pokot region of Kenya, urban and rural areas of Nepal, the suburbs of Cairo and India.
|September 2017 start||
Course description 2017
This course engages with the challenges of international development in today’s complex world. You’ll develop skills and knowledge relating to development research and practice.
The course includes a 10-day field class currently in Nepal or Kenya providing hands-on experience of research.
Examples of optional modules
Teaching and assessment
There are seminars, lectures, workshops and reading groups.
You’ll be assessed on your coursework assignments, project work and a dissertation.
Fees and funding
You can apply for postgraduate study using our Postgraduate Online Application Form. It is a quick and easy process.
If you'd like to know more about any aspect of our courses, contact us:
Postgraduate Programmes Officer
The course information set out here may change before you begin, particularly if you are applying significantly in advance of the start date.