Taught course

International Education and Development

University of Sussex · School of Education and Social Work

Entry requirements

You should normally have a lower second-class (2.2) undergraduate honours degree or above.

Your qualification should preferably be in education, development studies or a social science. You may also be considered for the course if you have a qualification in another subject area or work experience in the development sector or teaching.

Months of entry


Course content

Do you work – or wish to work – on educational issues in aid agencies, multilateral agencies, NGOs, consultancy and research firms, government ministries and academia?

The MA has established its reputation over three decades and is highly regarded internationally. Our faculty enjoy a global reputation as leaders in their field and have contributed to education and development policies around the world. You’ll study with students from across the globe and benefit from our large network of alumni.

We expect to offer you six specialisms:

  • Curriculum, Learning and Society
  • Foundations of Education Policy, Planning and Development
  • Gender and Identities: Education, Citizenship and Youth
  • Quantitative Analysis in International Education
  • Refugees, Education and Development
  • The Global Governance of Education and Conflict.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

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