MRes and PhD Programmes

The Department of International Development runs a vibrant research programme with students employing a variety of disciplinary and interdisciplinary methods for research projects across Asia, Africa, Latin America and the Middle East.

The MRes programme is designed to both train students in a common academic heritage and to provide significant flexibility to develop advanced methodological and theoretical skills within disciplinary specialisms appropriate to their research interests.

Programme Description            

Programme Regulations             

The programme is now open for applications for 2019/20 entry.  Please note that the Department accepts applications for starters at the beginning of the Michaelmas Term only.            

Applicants are advised to read our Frequently Asked Questions before making an application. Any further queries can be addressed to            

The application deadline for funded places is 7 January 2019.              

After this deadline outstanding applicants with their own funding may exceptionally be considered.            

Find out more about scholarship opportunities available within the School.


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