About this Degree
Students develop the ability to analyse the development process and to formulate appropriate policies for meeting development goals. The overseas practice engagement, which involves work with partners in a country in the Global South, provides the opportunity to study the challenges and possibilities encountered in development, and the cultural, administrative and institutional context in which decisions are made.
Students undertake modules to the value of 180 credits.
The Development Administration and Planning MSc programme from University College London (UCL) consists of four compulsory modules (90 credits) and either one or two optional modules (to a total of 30 credits) plus a dissertation (60 credits).
Upon successful completion of 180 credits, you will be awarded a MSc in Development Administration and Planning.
Please note that the list of modules given here is indicative. This information is published a long time in advance of enrolment and module content and availability is subject to change.
- Disaster Risk Reduction in Cities
- Food and the City
- Gender in Policy and Planning
- Health, Social Justice & The City, Part 1
- Housing Policies: Practical Dimensions and Alternative Options
- Managing the City Economy. Urbanisation and Development
- Participatory Processes: Building for Development. Transport Equity and Urban Mobility
- Social Policy and Citizenship
- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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- We recommend you apply as soon as possible. The programme may remain open if places are still available and will be closed as soon as it is full or by 30 June.
DisciplinesPublic Administration Sustainable Development Environmental Management View 65 other Masters in Public Administration in United Kingdom
- The normal minimum qualifications are an upper second-class UK Bachelor's degree or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard, or a lower second-class UK Bachelor's degree, or an equivalent overseas qualification, in a subject appropriate to the programme, plus relevant work experience.
International26600 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 26600 GBP per year during 12 months.
National16500 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 16500 GBP per year during 12 months.
Living costs for London
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