Taught course

Social Development

Institution
University of Sussex · School of Global Studies
Qualifications
MA

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Entry requirements

You should normally have an upper second-class (2.1) undergraduate honours degree or above.

Your qualification should preferably be in a social sciences or humanities subject; alternatively, you should have relevant professional experience or engagement.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Gain the theoretical knowledge and practical skills to become a social development practitioner. This course addresses the increasing focus on social aspects of development in policy, planning and practice.
You’ll be based in the School of Global Studies where we conduct cutting-edge research. This is a unique interdisciplinary school at Sussex with a vibrant mix of students and practitioners from around the world. If you have some experience in the field, we provide opportunities to expand and deepen your knowledge.
You’ll benefit from our global network of research partnerships, alumni and professionals in the public, private, consultancy and not-for-profit sectors.

We have reviewed all our courses to ensure the best possible learning experience for September, taking account of latest information and advice in relation to COVID-19. For updates on changes that may affect contact time, assessments, fieldwork and study abroad, check Course changes for 2020-2021. These changes are not yet reflected in our prospectus information and, of course, may be revised as the situation evolves.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

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Course Enquiries
Email
globalstudiespg@sussex.ac.uk