Applicants are normally required to have a good honours degree in a cognate area of study.
Months of entry
The MSc in NGO and Development Management offers you the opportunity to examine the central issues facing developing countries in today's globalised world and to learn practical skills that will enable you to work in development. This programme not only addresses the theories of development, but also explores how development works at the grassroots. It analyses in detail how development programmes and projects are designed, implemented and managed.
The programme enables the learning of participatory approaches to development that are designed to mobilise people to actively take part in their own development. It equips students with understanding of the role that NGOs can play in promoting social and economic progress. We encourage students to work with NGOs on placements.
A central aim of the MSc is to teach practical skills that are used in development. These include methodologies of programme and project design such as:
The Logical Framework Approach
NGO Approaches to Development such as Advocacy and Networking
Project Evaluation and Impact Assessment
All of these are important transferable skills of use in doing development and are highly sought after by development agencies.
Why study the MSc NGO and Development Management at UEL
The MSc NGO and Development Management at UEL will:
Teach you practical skills that will equip you for employment in the field of development
Promote understanding of practical approaches to development in the field
Familiarise you with central themes in contemporary development, notably pertaining to how developing countries may progress in a globalising world
Critically examine the key approaches to development theory and practice
Analyse how the poor may be mobilised to exit poverty and will focus on how they can bring about positive change in their own lives.
Connect you to a diverse group of other wonderful people interested in making the world a better place
What future careers and jobs are possible:
The Programme has a strong employability focus. The degree will help you work as a professional in:
Aid and Relief Organisations
Charities and the Voluntary Sector
The course will also provide a good foundation for postgraduate research towards M.Phil /Ph.D. Some students with this degree have set up their own NGOs and the lecturers on the programme have a wealth of experience in this area.
Information for international students
In the case of applicants whose first language is not English, then an IELTS score (or equivalent) of 6.5 (with at least a minimum score of 6 in all components) is requiredInternational qualifications will be checked for appropriate matriculation.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Applicant Enquiries
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