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Development Studies

City University of Hong Kong

M.Sc.
12 months
Duration
928 USD/credit
928 USD/credit
Unknown
Tuition fee
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Apply date
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About

The Development Studies programme at City University of Hong Kong caters to local students, as well as overseas students from both developed and developing countries, both within the region and elsewhere.

Overview

This Development Studies programme at City University of Hong Kong is designed for:

Graduates from disciplines of relevance to Development Studies, including:

  • Asian Studies
  • Anthropology
  • Communications
  • East and Southeast Asian Studies
  • Economics
  • Education
  • Geography
  • History
  • International Studies
  • Political Science
  • Public and Social Administration
  • Sociology, including Applied Sociology

Bonus Features

Students will acquire the ability:
  • To undertake the analysis of current development issues
  • To investigate practical problems using a comparative methodology
  • To plan, manage and monitor development projects
  • To communicate and collaborate with partners from other countries
  • To apply acquired knowledge and skills in a variety of work settings

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Theories and Approaches in Development Studies
  • Project Planning and Management for Development
  • China and the Developing World
  • Politics & Social Movements in Developing Asia
  • Comparative Development in Asia
  • Cutting-edge Cases in Development under Late Capitalism

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Applications are processed on a rolling basis. Review of applications will start before the deadline and continue until all places are filled. 

Language

English

Credits

24 alternative credits

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.
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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).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • To be eligible for admission, you must satisfy the General Entrance Requirements and have a Bachelor's degree in a relevant discipline of the social sciences or in a humanities discipline relevant to development studies from a recognized tertiary institution or an equivalent qualification.
  • Applicants with a bachelor’s degree in other fields who possess advanced experience in relevant professions will also be considered.  A first degree in a social science or humanities subject would be an advantage.
  • One or more years of working experience in a development-related field would be an advantage. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    928 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 928 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    928 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 928 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National and International: HK$7,200 per credit

Funding

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