This International Development programme offered by The University of Edinburgh is designed to suit the needs of both recent graduates of various disciplines, and professionals with some work experience who want to change careers, upgrade their academic qualifications, or take a year out to reflect critically on their work.
This programme provides multidisciplinary training and perspectives on development theory, policy and practice that is aimed to equip graduates for careers in public sector and non-governmental development agencies, consultancy and private business.
The opportunity to apply your academic training to real-world problems and acquire hands-on work experience through the work-based projects will give you an edge in the employment market whatever your eventual career.
- You will complete a total of six courses over two semesters stretching from September to April.
- Three courses are compulsory and three are optional. Options may be chosen from across the University, drawing on the expertise of faculty members within political and social science and beyond, including business, law and geosciences.
- We also run a compulsory non-credit course that aims to sharpen research and analytical skills needed for postgraduate students in international development to embark on their summer dissertation research projects.
- From May to August , you will complete either a work-based project or a standard research dissertation.
- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
DisciplinesInternational Relations International Development Political Science View 363 other Masters in International Development in United Kingdom
- A UK 2:1 honours degree or its international equivalent.
International25300 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 25300 GBP per year during 12 months.
National16200 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 16200 GBP per year during 12 months.
Part-time fees per year
- Home: £8,100
- International/EU: £12,650
Living costs for Edinburgh
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.