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International Development

Sciences Po

M.A.
24 months
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14500 EUR/year
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The Master's degree in International Development at Sciences Po offers innovative training in international development based on a renewed approach to sustainable economic growth and political practices. PSIA's program is designed to train the next generation of development specialists, which builds on the profound transformation of the development discussion.

Overview

The Master in International Development offers an in depth introduction to multiple actors (public agencies, NGO's, private foundations, multilateral organisations) and to multiple instruments (from traditional official development aid, to markets mechanisms and innovative finance anre more) and generates both analytical and practical skills that graduates will use to implement the next generation of development policies and practices. 

A special focus is placed on acquiring essential skills in policy and project design and evaluation, finance accounting and applied economics, management and planning methods.

The curriculum builds up on a strong intellectual background in development studies favouring critical postures using academic analysis and practitioners' experience of global governance and the multifaceted question of sustainability.  It combines it with intensive training in finance, economics, public policy, at the global to local level, project design, management and evaluation.

Career opportunities

Graduates will find openings in the private sector (profit and non profit) as well as the public sector. 

In public agencies, national, regional, and local governments, as well as international organizations and agencies, MID graduates will work, amongst other roles, on the formulation, management and evaluation of public policies and projects. In the private sector, they may work for example as project managers, consultants and in the innovation sector for applied research projects as project designer and managers.

Programme Structure

Course includes:

  • Reforms and Growth in Emerging Economies
  • Development Economics 
  • The Political Economy of International Development
  •  International Development Cooperation
  • The Architecture of International Development Finance
  • Sustainable Finance: Finance the Long Term Economic Trends

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
100
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
7

Other requirements

General requirements

The international graduate admissions procedure is open to applicants having completed their university education in a non-French university and having obtained any of the following:

  • an undergraduate level degree (Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Sciences / licenciatura / licence) at the time of entry to Sciences Po or
  • a minimum of 180 ECTS credits or
  • a Master's level degree (magister or magistracy, for example) for countries in which universities do not award undergraduate qualifications.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14500 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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