All applicants require excellent Honours degree in a relevant field with appropiate work experience. In addition applicants for the MPhil degree should provide evidence of their research ability. Applicants for the 3-year and 4-year PhD degree should have excellent postgraduate degrees and evidence of research ability.
Months of entry
January, December, November, October, September, June, May, April, March, February
- Conflict and post conflict reconstruction
- Natural resource governance, management and livelihoods
- Anti-corruption and good governance
- Urban poverty and management
- Religion and development
- Participatory approaches
- Public sector management
Explore postgraduate study at Birmingham at one of our on-campus open days (Friday 13 November 2015 and Friday 4 March 2016). Register to attend at: www.birmingham.ac.uk/pgopendays
If you can’t make it to one of our on-campus open days, our virtual open days run regularly throughout the year. For more information, please visit: www.pg.bham.ac.uk
Governance and Public Management; State Failure, Reconstruction and Political Identity; Aid Effectiveness; Public Finance; Decentralisation and Local Governance; Poverty Reduction; Social and Economic Development.
Information for international students
IDD welcomes students from over 30 countries every year. English language requirements of min. IELTS score 6.0 or TOEFL 550 or 213 (computer-based test).
Fees and funding
There are a number of opportunities for students to apply for financial support to undertake study at IDD, see www.idd.bham.ac.uk/postgraduate/FAQ/fee_assist.htm
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Postgraduate enquiry service
- 0121 414 5005