At the University of Reading studying the Communication for Development you will understanding how communication can support individual and social change can lead to more effective and dynamic development practice.
Practical applications of communication and development are diverse: they include extension and advisory services, communication and climate change risk reduction, communicating about health challenges, and communication to reduce food insecurity.
As issues such as food security, challenging inequalities, supporting the role of agriculture, and addressing climate change challenges are of increasing important on the global development agenda, so too is the role of communication in facilitating, driving, and enabling change.
This master's programme:
- builds a critical understanding of innovation and communication theory in the diverse contexts of international and local development.
- strengthens professional competence in the design, planning and management of information and knowledge interventions.
- provides a focus on practical application of new knowledge and skills to support innovation and change.
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- Concepts and practices of communication
- Participatory interventions in development
- Theories and practices of development
- Addressing poverty and inequality
- Gender and development
- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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- Apply before , EEA/EU
DisciplinesCommunication Sciences Sustainable Development Digital Communication View 178 other Masters in Digital Communication in United Kingdom
- Applicants are normally required to have a good undergraduate honours degree, ideally with upper second-class or above (or equivalent from an internationally recognised university outside the UK). Applicants who have relevant career experience are also encouraged to apply.
- Students may join immediately after their undergraduate degree, or after some years of employment to enhance career prospects by acquiring further skills.
Living costs for Reading
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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