At least a 2:1 undergraduate degree in one of the following disciplines: social sciences; arts and humanities; or earth and environmental sciences.
Months of entry
This course brings together geography, environmental and development studies expertise to engage with the challenges of environmental change in the Global South. You’ll explore contemporary theory, policy and practice.
There are three elements to your study: training in development research methods and professional skills, training in specialised subject areas, and a placement-based research dissertation.
The course includes a 10-day field class currently in Galapagos, Nepal and Tanzania, which provides hands-on experience of research.
- Ideas and Practice in International Development
- Research Design and Methods in International Development
- Understanding Environmental Change
- Key Issues in Environment and Development
- Professional Skills for Development
- Dissertation with Placement
- International Development field class
Examples of optional modules
- Living with Climate Change in the Global South
- Using Policy to Strengthen Health Systems
- Cities of Diversity
- Cities of ‘the South’: planning for informality
Teaching and assessment
There are seminars, lectures, workshops and reading groups. You’ll be assessed on your coursework assignments and a dissertation.
Information for international students
Overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Postgraduate Programmes Officer
- +44 (0)114 222 7900