Taught course

Development and Emergency Practice

Institution
Oxford Brookes University · School of Architecture
Qualifications
MAPGDipPGCert

Entry requirements

The programme is open to candidates who fulfil at least one of the following conditions:

  • hold a good honours degree in a related discipline such as anthropology, sociology, economics, geography, psychology and other social sciences, architecture, Law, public health, public administration. Other fields are also welcomed, for example, medicine, IT, communications, information systems etc.
  • hold a relevant recognised diploma or professional qualification (e.g. in architecture, planning, environmental psychology, public health, public administration)
  • are in their final year of studying a degree in any relevant discipline
  • have substantial and proven field experience

Months of entry

September

Course content

This programme is run by the Centre for Development and Emergency Practice (CENDEP), which is based within the School of Architecture.

The Development and Emergency Practice (DEP) course provides a unique academic setting for the study of international development, conflict, disaster management, urbanisation, humanitarianism and human rights. With its emphasis on practice, the course offers students the opportunity to develop knowledge, skills and attitudes in the rapidly changing fields of development and emergencies.

The programme is targeted at those with, or seeking, careers in NGOs, bilateral or multilateral humanitarian, development and human rights agencies, or governmental and commercial organisations working in international development.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • PGDip
    part time
    21 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    9 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • PGCert
    part time
    9 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    3-9 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Programme Administrator
Email
architecture-enquiry@brookes.ac.uk