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International Development (Poverty, Inequality and Development) By Distance Learning

24 months
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About

The purpose of this International Development (Poverty, Inequality and Development) By Distance Learning course from University of Birmingham is to give those working in the area of poverty reduction and development in developing and transitional countries, a firmer grounding in understanding poverty and inequality, promoting poverty reduction.

Overview

The emphasis throughout will be on encouraging you to reflect critically on what has worked well or not and why. You will select three optional modules (at 20 credits each) based on your individual interests and career aspirations.

You will be able to study from anywhere in the world with practitioners in government, civil society and the private sector, as well as with people new to development.

Career opportunities 

This International Development (Poverty, Inequality and Development) By Distance Learning course from University of Birmingham is most relevant for people who have worked in governments, non-governmental organisations (either international, regional, national or local) or on donor-funded projects, as well as for recent graduates wishing to work for such organizations, who have some experience of developing countries.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • International Development 
  • Development Politics 
  • Social Analysis of Poverty and Development
  • Conflict and Development
  • Development in Practice (Distance Learning)
  • Disability and Development (Distance Learning)

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • An upper second class Honours degree or equivalent from an approved university or an equivalent professional qualification in a relevant field (the equivalent US GPA is 3.2) or
  • A lower second-class Honours degree from an approved university with relevant work experience.
  • Degrees from all disciplines are considered and a candidate’s work experience can be taken into consideration.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    7003 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14007 GBP for the full programme during 24 months.
  • National

    7003 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14007 GBP for the full programme during 24 months.
  • PG Diploma programme fee: £9360

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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