International Development Studies, M.Sc. | Wageningen University and Research | Wageningen, Netherlands
24 months
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19600 EUR/year
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About

The International Development Studies programme at Wageningen University and Research 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.

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Overview

In the programme social, economic, political and environmental change are studied from various perspectives.

What makes the programme unique?

  • You focus on current themes such as disasters, migration, food security, resource conflict, and environmental policy; and you learn to work in an interdisciplinary way combining anthropology, sociology, economics, governance studies, etc.
  • You acquire useful practical skills during a four-month internship at an organisation in your second year.
  • You develop your research skills by formulating your own thesis research and carrying out your own fieldwork.

Future career

Graduates of the International Development Studies programme at Wageningen University and Research are employed as programme/project coordinators, consultants, advisors, policymakers, researchers, or trainers. Almost half of the graduates surveyed work as consultant, advisor or project coordinator in the non-profit sector, or as manager/consultant in the private business sector or in a bank.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Perspectives in International Development Studies
  • Reflection on Development Practice
  • Theorizing Development
  • Sociology in Development
  • Econometrics
  • Impact Assessment

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
92

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Required

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
92

Other requirements

General requirements

A WUR BSc degree in International Development Studies, Tourism, Health and Society, Economics and Governance, Management and Consumer Studies, Communication and Life Sciences, or equivalent.

The norm for this equivalence is ≥60 ECTS in either:

  • Social sciences (for example: sociology, anthropology, communication sciences, human and cultural geography) and/or Political sciences (policy development, governance)
  • Economics (micro- and/or macroeconomics, business economics, behavioural economics, development economics).
And:
  • Research methodology (socio-economic research methods, basics in statistics)
  • Method of assessment whether this norm is met

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Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19600 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19600 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2314 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2314 EUR per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Wageningen

700 - 800 EUR /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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Scholarships Information

Below you will find Master's scholarship opportunities for International Development Studies.

Available Scholarships

You are eligible to apply for these scholarships but a selection process will still be applied by the provider.

28 countries
ELES-Scholarship (Ernst-Ludwig-Ehrlich-Studienwerk)
1350 EUR
Grant
31 Oct 2022
Deadline

Austria’s Agency for Education and Internationalisation
226 countries / Need-based
Grants of the Leopold Figl Foundation for students with residence in Lower Austria
Various benefits
Grant
31 Oct 2022
Deadline

Leopold Figl Foundation
Netherlands / Merit-based
Holland Scholarship
5000 EUR
Grant
01 Feb 2023
Deadline

Association of Universities in the Netherlands
6 countries / Need-based
Joint Japan World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program
Various benefits
Grant
29 Mar 2022
Deadline

Japan Gov’t/World Bank
226 countries / Merit-based
Finduddannelse Sustainability Scholarship
Various benefits
Grant
22 Sep 2022
Deadline

Finduddannelse
225 countries / Merit-based
Education Future International Scholarship
200000 INR
Grant
Not specified
Deadline

Education Future
226 countries
BeArt-Presets Academic Scholarship Program
5000 USD
Grant
01 Apr 2023
Deadline

BeArt-Presets
226 countries
Fulbright U.S. Student Program, 2022
Various benefits
Grant
11 Oct 2022
Deadline

U.S. government
Netherlands / Merit-based
Orange Knowledge Programme
Various benefits
Grant
22 Jun 2022
Deadline

Netherlands Government
225 countries / Merit-based
Higher Education Scholarship Test for Indian students
100000 INR
Grant
30 Oct 2022
Deadline

Ministry of Information & Technology (IT)
50 countries / Merit-based
Study a Masters in Europe Scholarships
Various benefits
Grant
16 May 2022
Deadline

educations.com
30 countries
The Smooth Movers Scholarship
1000 USD
Grant
30 Nov 2022
Deadline

The Smooth Movers
226 countries
ServiceScape Scholarship
1000 USD
Grant
30 Nov 2022
Deadline

ServiceScape
226 countries
ACES Scholarships
3500 USD
Grant
15 Nov 2022
Deadline

ACES Education Fund
Worldwide / Merit-based
Pinsky Law New Venture Development Scholarship
Various benefits
Grant
30 Dec 2023
Deadline

Worldwide
Study abroad Scholarship - Collect
10000 SEK
Grant
31 May 2023
Deadline

Worldwide / Merit-based
iVisa Annual Scholarship
1500 USD
Grant
14 May 2023
Deadline

Worldwide
IMSOGLO Consortium Scholarship
2000 EUR
Grant
30 May 2023
Deadline

Worldwide
The Annual IELTS from 6 to 9 Scholarship
1500 USD
Grant
30 Mar 2023
Deadline

Worldwide
Anonymous Hope Fund
3000 USD
Grant
Not specified
Deadline

Worldwide
Erasmus Mundus Joint Masters scholarships
8000 EUR
Grant
Not specified
Deadline

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