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Global Development Challenges (Online Learning)

The University of Edinburgh

12 months
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About

The Global Development Challenges (Online Learning) programme offered by The University of Edinburgh is a part-time, online programme taking a multidisciplinary approach to understanding the issues around international development and developing your capacity to address them.

Overview

Delivered through online distance learning, this Postgraduate Certificate programme - which can be combined to form an MSc degree - offers you an innovative route to gaining understanding and skills to address the complex, interrelated problems facing the world today.

The Global Development Challenges (Online Learning) programme offered by The University of Edinburgh draws on the University’s best research and teaching to deliver a programme that is flexible, challenging and cutting edge in content, delivery and ambition.

You’ll examine a variety of case studies to shed light on strategies for addressing some of the most pressing global challenges of our time.

Issues covered by this programme include:

  • global governance
  • human rights
  • donor aid strategy
  • global health challenges
  • climate change impacts
  • ecosystem management

Career opportunities

This programme will equip you with the knowledge and skills needed for work with:

  • governments
  • non-government organisations (NGOs)
  • international aid organisations
  • United Nations agencies
  • the private sector
  • universities
  • other research institutions

The transferable skills you gain in areas such as communication and research will give you an edge in the employment market, whatever your career.

Programme Structure

The programme comprises two 20-credit core courses and 20 credits of elective courses. The core courses are:

  • Global Development Challenges
  • Analysing Development

After taking this programme, graduates can also take two further postgraduate certificates in Global Environment Challenges and Global Health Challenges.

Completion of all three certificates leads to an MSc in Global Challenges.

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

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Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A UK 2:1 honours degree or its international equivalent.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    6035 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6035 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    6035 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6035 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • PT Intermittent: 10 credits £960; 20 credits £1,915

Funding

 

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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