Taught course

International Development: Development Management

Institution
The University of Manchester · School of Environment and Development
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

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

September

Course content

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

MA

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Assessment

AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written/ formal examinations33
Written coursework / continuous assessment34
Dissertation33 (15000 words)

Course contact details

Name
Recruitment and Admissions Office: School of Environment and Development (SED)
Email
IDPM-SD-Admissions@manchester.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 161 275 0336