International Development Management, M.Sc. | University of East Anglia | Norwich, United Kingdom
12 months
18500 GBP/year
9000 GBP/year
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The MSc International Development Management at the University of East Anglia offers you the chance to learn the key skills and to develop an informed and critical stance on the challenges facing the development sector.  

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Practical issues are at the heart of this MSc International Development Management  at the University of East Anglia . Over the year, and across three core modules, you’ll develop a rigorous and deep critique of the ways NGOs and other agencies work, and the political contexts of development. 

If you are seeking to start or advance a career in development and humanitarian management, this course offers a comprehensive introduction to the way the sector works, from planning to critical issues affecting the sector. You will gain a strong conceptual understanding of key debates and issues in international development, together with technical skills in project design and management.

You will consistently benefit from research-led teaching, ensuring you encounter the latest thinking in the field. Research in UEA’s School of International Development is focused on addressing contemporary challenges in developing and transitioning economies via disciplinary and multi-interdisciplinary approaches. Within the programme you will be supported to develop complementary specialist areas of interests, and choose module options from a range of disciplines including economics, agricultural policy, environmental justice, climate change, gender and education.


  • Upon completing your MSc, you’ll be equipped with a range of transferable skills, which means you can pursue a variety of exciting careers both in and beyond international development. Recent graduates are now working in monitoring and evaluation roles in UK based NGOs, at the Aga Khan University, at the CDC Investment Networks, and the ILO.
  •  You’ll also be well qualified to enter a PhD programme with a view to continuing to an academic career both in the UK and overseas. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Development Perspectives
  • Project Design and Management
  • Emerging and Strategic Challenges in Development Management
  • Education for Development
  • Governance, Democracy and Development
  • Perspectives on Globalisation
  • Media and International Development
  • Welfare and Evaluation in Development

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements


  • 2.1 or equivalent
  • Any good first degree
  • Applicants should normally have a good undergraduate degree from a recognised higher education institution. The University will also take into account the employment experience of applicants where relevant.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18500 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 18500 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    9000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9000 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Norwich

609 - 1044 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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