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

University of Birmingham

24 months
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About

Study from anywhere in the world with practitioners in government, civil society and the private sector, as well as with people new to development in the International Development (Poverty, Inequality and Development) By Distance Learning programme offered at the University of Birmingham.

Overview

The broad purpose of this International Development (Poverty, Inequality and Development) By Distance Learning programme from the University of Birmingham is to give those working in the area of poverty reduction and development in developing and transitional countries, or those wishing to work in such areas, a firmer grounding in understanding poverty and inequality, promoting poverty reduction and analysing the performance of major poverty reducing programmes and policies.

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.

Career opportunities 

This International Development (Poverty, Inequality and Development) By Distance Learning programme offered at the 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

Modules include:

  • Conflict and Development
  • Development in Practice (Distance Learning)
  • Disability and Development (Distance Learning)
  • Development Projects and Programmes (Distance Learning)
  • Non-governmental Organisations and Development (Distance Learning)
  • Post-Conflict Reconstruction and Development
  • Rural Poverty and Development

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
88

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
88

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

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    6525 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13050 GBP for the full programme during 24 months.
  • National

    6525 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13050 GBP for the full programme during 24 months.
  • PG Diploma programme fee: £8,700

Funding

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