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MSc International Development: Politics, Governance and Development Policy

MSc International Development: Politics, Governance and Development Policy

The University of Manchester

The University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom
  • QS World University Rankings
    27
  • Degree MSc
  • Study Level Masters
  • Duration 24 months
  • Start date Jan-2000
The course examines the obstacles to and pathways towards more legitimate, democratic and pro-poor forms of governance at global, national and local levels; the programme aims to: provide participants with an opportunity to deepen their understanding of the politics of development, including the social, economic, environmental and institutional context in the global South; enable students to extend their knowledge of development and governance theory; provide students with the opportunity to consider policy formulation and implementation in the global South; enhance study fellows' professional competency by imparting a set of relevant analytical techniques and methods related to the politics of development; permit study fellows to relate their own experience of political development and governance issues to relevant conceptual frameworks; develop and enhance students' research skills through special areas of coursework and supervised dissertation research; encourage students to read and understand key texts, be able to discuss their relevance to wider development debates and present their ideas coherently and concisely in both oral and written format.
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