Good degree (2:1 or above) in social sciences or humanities. Other applicants will also be considered.
Previous experience or study of development issues may be an advantage.
Months of entry
This interdisciplinary Master's degree aims to provide a critical and theoretical understanding of the issues, processes and institutions central to global poverty, inequality and development.
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 aim to 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.
Information for international students
If English is not your first language or you have not previously studied in English, the requirement for this programme is the equivalent of an International English Language Testing System (IELTS Academic Test) score of 7.0, with no less than 6.5 in each of the sub-tests.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
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