On this course, you'll explore the history, theory and practice of international development. You'll explore colonialism and globalisation, and unpack the tools, strategies and techniques used in the field.
You'll also choose your own specialisation – such as health, education, gender, international relations or criminology – and produce a project based on your research.
When you graduate, you'll have expert knowledge of development issues and strong career prospects in the international development sector – and desirable transferable skills such as communication, and qualitative and quantitative research methods.
Careers and opportunities
The International Development degree course is ideal if you are already working, or hope to work in the international development sector.
You'll develop your professional networks and identify career opportunities during the course of your studies, and receive advice and guidance about your career progression from the experts and development practitioners.
You'll graduate with greater knowledge of development issues, strong career prospects in the international development sector, and the option to progress to doctoral study.
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- Theory and Practice of Development
- Applied Research Methods for Development
- Contemporary Security in International Relations
- Economics of Development
- Education and Development
- Facing up to the Challenges of Transitional Justice
- Gender for Development Cooperation
- Population and Reproductive Health
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- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
DisciplinesInternational Relations International Development View 31 other Masters in International Development in United Kingdom
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- A good honours degree in a relevant subject, or equivalent professional experience and/or qualifications
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Getting a Student Visa
This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.