Normally a 2:1 honours degree or equivalent in any subject. We especially welcome applicants from a professional background with development experience.
Months of entry
The Postgraduate Certificate aims to unpick the complex processes and context that shape contemporary global patterns of development. In doing so it will locate issues of under- and over-development in multidisciplinary theory and practice in order to shed light on how to understand, engage with and manage our most pressing global issues and challenges.
The programme offers a grounded and multi-disciplinary grasp of global development issues, and is aimed at students interested in pursuing a career in development agencies, political institutions, the public sector or non-governmental organisations.
The Postgraduate Certificate comprises three courses:
- Global Development Challenges
- Politics and Theories of International Development
- Analysing Development
The Certificate will provide you with:
- The analytical and conceptual skills to enable critical evaluation and investigation of global development issues
- Training in comparative and development policy analysis
- In-depth knowledge of the drivers, processes and contexts that shape global development
Fees and funding
Visit Scholarships and Student Funding Services at http://www.ed.ac.uk/schools-departments/student-funding/postgraduate
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Postgraduate Admissions
- +44 (0) 131 651 1560