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 examines contemporary and established analytical and conceptual frameworks relating to poverty, conflict analysis and the reconstruction of conflict and disaster affected societies. It looks at policies and practices by which individuals, communities and organisations seek to reduce poverty, understand conflict and initiate humanitarian interventions. It emphasises an appreciation of social difference and inequality for an understanding of development policy and practice. It is intended for those professionally involved or academically engaged with issues of policy-making, planning or managing activities relating to poverty reduction, conflict resolution, reconstruction and refugee rehabilitation.
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