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International Development, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #143 (WUR) Barcelona, Spain
The Master in International Development at Pompeu Fabra University is a one-year, interdisciplinary degree intended to educate future professionals in the area of development from a global perspective. 
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Overview

It aims to provide students with:

  • comprehensive set of analytical skills
  • robust training in research methods
  • a thorough understanding of key issues such as global governance, economic growth and sustainability
  • conflict over limited resources
  • newly emerging powers and social movements
  • ongoing trends in inequalities in living standards. 

This Master in International Development at Pompeu Fabra University, taught in English, is tailored for individuals considering a high level career in government, private sector or non-governmental international organisations, or those wishing to pursue an academic career.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Growth Models and Development Strategies
  • Governance, National and Global Institutions
  • Research Methods in International Development
  • Globalization, Social Movements and Development
  • Programme Evaluation in Development
  • Understanding Development: theory and practice

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    60 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    90

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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General Requirements

  • Official undergraduate degree/diploma.
  • Academic transcript 
  • Curriculum Vitae in English 
  • A letter of motivation 
  • Two academic letters of recommendation. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    11160 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11160 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    11160 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11160 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Barcelona

  • 770 - 1360 EUR/month
    Living Costs

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