MSc Development Management
MSc Development Managment provides students with the understanding of how to create self-sustaining institutions that liberate societies from low-level deprivation traps by increasing productivity, freedom, and cooperative interdependence.
MSc Development Studies
The MSc in Development Studies provides you with high-quality academic training in development studies, using contemporary theory in the social sciences to understand the processes, policy and practice of development.
MSc Health and International Development
The MSc Health and International Development programme explores the key issues and inter-relationships that exist between public health, global politics, and international development. The programme will help you to understand the complex relationships between health and poverty/inequality in and across low and middle income countries.
MSc International Development and Humanitarian Emergencies
The MSc in International Development and Humanitarian Emergencies provides students with the understanding in the dynamics of humanitarian and complex emergencies as well as providing a solid foundation in development issues such as poverty reduction, wealth creation and the expansion of human capabilities.
MSc Economic Policy for International Development (From September 2023)
The MSc Economic Policy for International Development is aimed at those interested in applied development economics and political economy as a rigorous postgraduate qualification.
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Students who choose to concentrate their electives and dissertation in a certain topic area may elect to have a specialism in "African Development”, “Population Studies” or "Applied Development Economics" attached to their degree certificate and transcript. To obtain the specialism indication, students must meet the criteria below.
African Development: students must take DV418 and DV435, and their dissertation topic must be approved as being appropriate for this specialism.
Population Studies: students need to take two half units to choose among DV444 Population and Development: Global Health and Population Change, and DV456 Population, Health and Development: Evidence and Projections and DV476 Population Analysis: Methods and Models and your dissertation topic must be approved as being appropriate for this specialism.
Applied Development Economics: DS, DM, DM/Sci Po students must take two courses from: DV490, DV491, DV492, and DV494. Further to this, their dissertation topic must be approved as being appropriate for this specialism OR students must take three courses from: DV490, DV491, DV492, DV494. HID students can either take two courses from DV490/DV491/DV492/DV494 and do a quantitative dissertation OR must take three from DV490, DV491, DV492, and DV494 (this second route will require individual approval for a change of regulations, which is not guaranteed, and will require HID Programme Director approval on an individual case-by-case basis. Please seek advice from a HID Programme Director ASAP). This specific specialism would be applicable to only DS, DM, DM/Sci Po and HID. It is not available to IDHE students.
We also offer five additional degrees jointly with other departments and institutes.
Please note that queries about the joint degree programmes should be addressed to the other host department which is responsible for administration and not to International Development.