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.
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.
- 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
- 24 months
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DisciplinesEconomics International Development Public Policy View 16 other Masters in International Development in France
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.
International14500 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 14500 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
EU/EEAFreeTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
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