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 (eg 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.
English language requirements

If your first language is not English you will require a minimum academic IELTS score of 6.5 overall with 6.0 in all components.

OR

An equivalent English language qualification acceptable to the University.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Develop your knowledge, skills and attitudes with our practical Development and Emergency Practice course.

This course has an international reputation for excellence. It is run by the Centre for Development and Emergency Practice (CENDEP), based in the School of Architecture.

The fields of development and emergencies are changing. Witha focus on practice, you will learn about:

  • international development
  • conflict
  • disaster management
  • urbanisation
  • humanitarianism
  • human rights.

This course is ideal for those with, or seeking, careers in:

  • NGOs
  • bilateral or multilateral humanitarian, development and human rights agencies
  • governmental and commercial organisations working in international development.

Our graduates have found senior positions with international development or emergency organisations.

Information for international students

Pathways courses for international and EU students

We offer a range of courses to help you meet the entry requirements for your postgraduate course and also familiarise you with university life in the UK.

Take a Pre-Master's course to develop your subject knowledge, study skills and academic language level in preparation for your master's course.

If you need to improve your English language, we offer pre-sessional English language courses to help you meet the English language requirements of your chosen master’s course.

Fees and funding

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

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Enquiries
Email
query@brookes.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 1865 484848