International Development (MSc) 12 months Postgraduate Program By Birkbeck, University of London |Top Universities
Program Duration

12 monthsProgram duration

Main Subject Area

Development StudiesMain Subject Area

Program overview

Main Subject

Development Studies

Degree

MSc

Study Level

Masters

This interdisciplinary Master's degree examines the issues, processes and institutions central to global poverty, inequality and development. It is ideal if you want to further your knowledge of, or are planning a career in, development agencies, international organisations, NGOs, or related areas. The programme's core modules introduce you to key debates that have shaped thinking on international poverty and development, and will equip you with knowledge of the conceptual and theoretical bases of development. They will improve your skills of evaluation and analysis, enabling you to participate critically in debates on the changing nature of the multilateral, bilateral and non-governmental institutions designed to address development issues, the context in which they operate and the constraints they face. You will also have the opportunity to choose from a range of thematic option modules, allowing you to tailor the programme according to your personal or career interests. In addition, you will develop transferable skills including team-working, written and oral communication, and qualitative and quantitative data analysis. 

Program overview

Main Subject

Development Studies

Degree

MSc

Study Level

Masters

This interdisciplinary Master's degree examines the issues, processes and institutions central to global poverty, inequality and development. It is ideal if you want to further your knowledge of, or are planning a career in, development agencies, international organisations, NGOs, or related areas. The programme's core modules introduce you to key debates that have shaped thinking on international poverty and development, and will equip you with knowledge of the conceptual and theoretical bases of development. They will improve your skills of evaluation and analysis, enabling you to participate critically in debates on the changing nature of the multilateral, bilateral and non-governmental institutions designed to address development issues, the context in which they operate and the constraints they face. You will also have the opportunity to choose from a range of thematic option modules, allowing you to tailor the programme according to your personal or career interests. In addition, you will develop transferable skills including team-working, written and oral communication, and qualitative and quantitative data analysis. 

Admission requirements

Undergraduate

7+
2+
Jan-2000

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