Development and Emergency Practice

Oxford Brookes University

12 months
14700 GBP/year
9500 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Develop your knowledge, skills and attitudes with the Development and Emergency Practice programme at the Oxford Brookes University.


The Development and Emergency Practice programme at the Oxford Brookes University has an international reputation for excellence. The fields of development and emergencies are changing. Witha  focus on practice, you will learn about:

  • international development
  • conflict
  • disaster management
  • urbanisation
  • humanitarianism
  • human rights

Career prospects

The course is an ideal platform for you to develop your career in, or move into, international development and emergency organisations. Many graduates are able to secure senior positions.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Human Rights & Governance
  • Disasters, Risk, Vulnerability and Climate Change
  • Conflict, Violence and Humanitarianism
  • Shelter after Disaster
  • Working with Conflict

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.

English requirements

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

  • hold a good honours degree in a related discipline such as anthropology, sociology, economics, geography, psychology and other social sciences, architecture, Law, public health, public administration. Other fields are also welcomed, for example, medicine, IT, communications, information systems etc.
  • hold a relevant recognised diploma or professional qualification (eg in architecture, planning, environmental psychology, public health, public administration)
  • are in their final year of studying a degree in any relevant discipline
  • have substantial and proven field experience.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14700 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14700 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9500 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.


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