Taught course

Global Development Challenges (Online Distance Learning)

Institution
University of Edinburgh · School of Social and Political Science
Qualifications
PGCert

Entry requirements

A UK 2:1 honours degree or its international equivalent.

All applicants must also meet our English language requirements.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This is a part-time, online programme taking a multidisciplinary approach to understanding the issues around international development and developing your capacity to address them.

Delivered through online distance learning, this Postgraduate Certificate programme – which can be combined to form an MSc degree – offers you an innovative route to gaining understanding and skills to address the complex, interrelated problems facing the world today.

The programme draws on the University’s best research and teaching to deliver a programme that is flexible, challenging and cutting edge in content, delivery and ambition.

You’ll examine a variety of case studies to shed light on strategies for addressing some of the most pressing global challenges of our time. Issues covered by this programme range from global governance, human rights and donor aid strategy, to global health challenges, climate change impacts and ecosystem management.

This programme is affiliated with the University's Global Development Academy.

Information for international students

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Fees and funding

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Qualification and course duration

PGCert

online
12-24 months
distance learning
12-24 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions
Email
pgadmissions.sps@ed.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 131 651 1560