You should have a bachelor’s honours degree or international equivalent, typically 2:1 or above.
To apply for this course you should have an undergraduate degree in economics, history, geography, politics or international relations.
We may make an offer based on a lower grade if you can provide evidence of your suitability for the degree.
Months of entry
Pursue PhD research or develop a career as a policy analyst or applied researcher in international development.
This course combines the academic study of key international development issues with a comprehensive exploration of research methods and skills, and offers a detailed examination of current and applied international development research.
It supports the application of knowledge and skills to address contemporary research questions, and comprises a mix of faculty-wide research-based units and departmental disciplinary-based specialisations.
The MRes can be taken as a course in its own right or as part of the 1+3 (MRes + PhD) pathway, which enables successful graduates to proceed to a PhD in the Department of Social & Policy Sciences.
Qualification, course duration and attendance options
- full time12 months
- Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
Course contact details
- Taught Postgraduate Admissions
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