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International Development

University of Warwick

12 months
24812 GBP/year
14532 GBP/year
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International Development is an interdisciplinary field of research from University of Warwick, policy and practice concerned with challenges of economic growth, inequality, justice, human freedom and global governance. Join experts at Warwick's Politics and International Studies Department and develop your critical thinking and research skills.


Join experts at Warwick's Politics and International Studies Department and Warwick Interdisciplinary Research Centre for International Development (WICID) and develop your critical thinking and research skills as well as how to translate these into practical solutions.

Develop your analytical and practical skills to understand the most pressing global challenges in our world today, including inequality, sustainability and security.

This International Development programme from University of Warwick will introduce you to the intellectual and political foundations of International Development, to the key events and themes which have shaped its evolution, and to the major issues that have been (and not) addressed in the scholarship and practice of international development. 

You will examine the institutions of International Development put in place through the Bretton Woods System, the various United Nations institutions, governmental and non-governmental policies and practices in the historical context of Empire and of contemporary globalisation.

Your career

Graduates from these courses have gone on to work for employers including: Action Aid; World Bank; UN agencies; UK and other universities; Deloitte; Japan Ministry of Defence; Nationwide Building Society; and the UK Cabinet Office. They have pursued roles such as: communications officers for major INGOs, business and financial project management professionals; economists; finance officers; policy analysts and public services associate professionals.

Programme Structure


  • Theories and Issues in International Development

Previously, options have included:

  • Transnational Justice and International Development
  • Citizenship, Migration and Cultural Diversity
  • East Asian Development Models

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 2:i undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in a related subject.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    24812 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 24812 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    14532 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14532 GBP per year during 12 months.

Part Time

  • Home: £7,266
  • Overseas: £12,406

Living costs for Coventry

656 - 1057 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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