At least a 2:1 undergraduate degree in a social sciences or arts and humanities subject.
Months of entry
This course engages with the challenges of international development in today’s complex world. You’ll develop skills and knowledge relating to development research and practice.
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
- Professional Skills for Development
- Dissertation with Placement
- International Development Field Class
Examples of optional modules
- Understanding Environmental Change
- Key Issues in Environment and Development;
- Living with Climate Change in the Global South
- Key Issues in Global Public Health
- 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, project work 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