International Development and Management

Lund University

M.Sc. On Campus
24 months
10445 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The Master's programme in International Development and Management from Lund University is a two-year interdisciplinary programme focusing on international development and management.


The Master's programme in International Development and Management from Lund University offers students a unique combination of theoretical knowledge and applied research methods and management skills pertaining to a range of development areas and challenges. These different aspects of international development research and practice are being integrated through programme courses, student internships with international organisations, field work research, and development practitioner seminars. Our students spend the first academic year of the programme on campus while pursuing their internships and field work in developing contexts during the second year. 

Career prospects 

The programme prepares students for a career in international aid and development cooperation or for further academic studies with this profile. Seventy per cent of our students find work within the development sector within a year of graduating. The graduates attribute this to the programme’s management component, as well as the rigorous field training and experience they gather during their second year of study.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • International Development Perspectives
  • Theory of Science and Methods
  • Global Health
  • Rural and Urban Development and Livelihoods
  • Sustainable Development and Natural Resource Management
  • Development Organisations and Programme Management

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




120 ECTS


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.
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).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Bachelor's degree.  English 6/English Course B.
  • The final selection among applicants fulfilling the entry requirements is based on academic degrees, academic marks, disciplinary background, relevant work experience and the statements of purpose written by the applicants. Special attention will be paid to the statement of purpose and whether the applicant has completed an undergraduate degree by the time the programme starts.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    10445 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20891 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.

Full programme/course tuition fee: SEK 220 000


The Lund University Global Scholarship programme is a merit-based and selective scholarship targeted at top academic students from countries outside the EU/EEA.

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Updated over a year ago

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International Development and Management
Lund University


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