Applicants should have a good first degree (minimum 2:1 or equivalent). Admission of candidates who do not meet this criterion may be approved if satisfactory evidence of postgraduate study, research or professional experience can be provided.
Months of entry
This programme focuses on the analysis of management, planning and policy-making aspects of the development process. It is designed for social science graduates or for those working in a variety of institutions including central and local government, parastatal organisations, non-governmental organisations and multilateral or bilateral aid agencies involved in the management of development activities in developing countries. It aims to blend theory and practice and seeks to explain policy behaviour through an integrated approach, drawing on a range of disciplinary perspectives.
Information for international students
For further information about entry requirements, including English Language requirements, please see the University website.
Fees and funding
British Council, DfiD, employer, aid organisations, UN organisations, World Bank, self. For funding information see http://www.manchester.ac.uk/idpm/postgraduate/about/funding.htm
Qualification and course duration
|Assessment||What kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)|
|Written/ formal examinations||33|
|Written coursework / continuous assessment||34|
|Dissertation||33 (15000 words)|
Course contact details
- Recruitment and Admissions Office: School of Environment and Development (SED)
- +44 (0) 161 275 0336