MA International Development

The MA International Development course combines the latest academic research with hands-on, practical experience of development projects and research. Combining expertise from Development Geography, Environmental Geography and Planning; this programme provides students with the knowledge and skills to engage with the complex challenges of contemporary international development.

The programme is designed so that students experience development theory alongside development practice. Our emphasis on applied knowledge and skills is developed through professional skills, field-class and placement work which ensures our students develop the practical and theoretical skills needed to work within development organisations across the world. Our programme is suited to any level of graduate experience, from a new graduate to a development professional; we explore the changing theory, policy and practice of international development and equip our students with the expertise to pursue academic, policy and development practitioner careers.