International Development and Globalization, M.A. | University of Ottawa | Ottawa, Canada
M.A. On Campus

International Development and Globalization

12 months
18346 CAD/year
4912 CAD/year
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International Development and Globalization from University of Ottawa exposes students to a broad range of development theory, policy and practice.


International Development and Globalization from University of Ottawa core courses are offered each year in both English and French. The elective courses may be offered in either language; students are advised to check with the academic unit offering the course.

Students at International Development and Globalization from University of Ottawa will:

  • gain knowledge in Conflict, Transitions and Peace; Growth, Private Sector and Social Inclusion; Livelihoods, Resources and Sustainability; and Social Movements, Equity and Human Rights.  
  • have opportunities for hands-on practice through Co-op and international internships, as well as for networking with development policymakers and Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) in the federal capital.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Understanding International Development and Globalization 
  • Research Methods
  • Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Gender-based Analysis
  • Financing for Development Initiatives

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits



On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An honour’s bachelor’s degree in international development and globalization or a related field (e.g., international studies and modern languages, environmental studies, religious studies, economics, geography, history, sociology, political science).
  • An undergraduate law degree (LLB/LLL or equivalent).
  • An overall undergraduate average of 75% (B+) (calculated in accordance with graduate studies guidelines) is required.
  • A letter of intent outlining the candidate’s interest in the program and relevant academic and practical experience. 
  • Resume
  • 2 Recommendation letters
  • Transcripts 
  • English Proficiency

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18346 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9173 CAD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    4912 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2456 CAD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Ottawa

1168 - 1925 CAD /month
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